sweet potato

sweet potato

Sweet Potato & Cauliflower Mash

March 17, 2016

Ingredients: Cauliflower Sweet Potato Milk Greek Yogurt Garlic Cooking Directions: 1. Peel and cut 2 pounds of sweet potato into 1.5″ chunks. 2. In a large pot, steam sweet potatoes and 1 pound of cauliflower florets with 1″ of water in a pot (10-15 minutes or until tender). 3. Place in a large bowl and […]

NC scientists savor sweet potatoes

December 04, 2015

By Reid Creiger Read the original article in the Charlotte Observer. At Thanksgiving and Christmas meals around the country, millions will say, “Pass the sweet potatoes.” But after the holidays, many people walking through their grocery store’s vegetable section instead will pass by them. Mary Ann Lila is working to change that. The director of […]

Sweet Potato Salad

November 17, 2015

1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into fine strips 3 carrots, peeled and cut into fine strips 2 apples, cut into fine strips ½ cup of kale, finely chopped ½ lemon, zest and juice of 1 tsp. olive oil 1 tsp. honey 1 tsp. sea salt Combine the strips of sweet potatoes, carrots, apples […]

Taking Sweet Potatoes Beyond the Thanksgiving Feast

October 22, 2015

By Megan Bame, NC State Plants for Human Health Institute Read the original story. KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Like many other holiday foods, sweet potatoes are available year-round, but mysteriously reserved for seasonal feasts on most American tables. As fall approaches, the color palate of magazine spreads change from bright summer hues to mostly orange, burgundy, […]