sweet potatoes

Warm Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad

January 06, 2017

Ingredients Olive oil 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped 1 tsp. paprika 1 Tbsp. maple syrup 3 cups spinach 2 cups cooked quinoa (1 cup dry) 1/4 cup red onion chopped 1 cup fresh pomegranate arils 1/4 cup fresh orange juice Directions 1. Cook quinoa according to package. 2. Heat olive oil in pan, […]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Spinach and Mushrooms

November 10, 2016

Ingredients: 3 pounds DOLE® Sweet Potatoes 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided 1 tablespoon dried parsley, crushed 1-1/4 teaspoons onion salt, divided 3/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves, crushed, divided 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed, divided 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 8 ounces DOLE white mushrooms, sliced 1 bag (9 oz.) DOLE Spinach Directions: […]

Sweet Potato Slaw

June 28, 2016

This Sweet Potato Slaw recipe from the NC State Plants for Human Health Institute‘s Aubrey Mast is refreshing, crunchy, and vibrant with flavor. Enjoy with your favorite summer meal or as a tasty snack! Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes 1 carrot, grated 2 apples, finely sliced 1 cup of kale, chopped 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice […]

Comparative Transcriptome Analysis of Close Wild Relatives of Sweet Potato Reveals Important Salt Adaptation Mechanisms for Crop Improvement

January 13, 2016

Comparative Transcriptome Analysis of Close Wild Relatives of Sweet Potato Reveals Important Salt Adaptation Mechanisms for Crop Improvement. Plant and Animal Genome XXIV Conference, January 2016. Daniella J. Freese 1, Robert Reid 1, Huazhong Shi 2, Hengyou Zhang 1, Ann Loraine 1, Bao-Hua Song 1. Author Affiliations 1 University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, […]

Scientists Plan To Maximize The Health Benefits Of Sweet Potatoes

December 10, 2015

By Stephanie Castillo Read the article in Medical Daily. Scientists from North Carolina State’s Plants for Human Health Institute are working to get Americans to eat more sweet potatoes, The News & Observer reported. “In many parts of the world […] sweet potatoes are well recognized as health-protective, nutritious foods,” Mary Ann Lila, director of N.C. state’s […]