Organic sweet potatoes are relatively cheap considering the amount of goodness they contain.
They contain high levels of vitamin B6, which is needed to help keep homocysteine levels low within our body. High homocysteine levels has been linked to heart attacks and other degenerative diseases.
Sweet potatoes are also a good source of cold and virus fighting vitamin C. This nutrient is also important for maintaining healthy bone and tooth formation, healthy blood cell formation and strengthening the digestive system.
Here are 5 yummy recipes to help you go about including more nutrient bursting sweet potatoes.
1. Quick Sweet Potato Hash
This Mexican inspired sweet potato hash recipe can also help to fight off any phomopsis or collectotrichum (types of fungus) due to the cayenne pepper it contains.
With all the vitamin C you will be ingesting from the sweet potatoes, you will also be helping to accelerate wound healing and produce collagen which is needed to help keep the skins youthful appearance.
Recipe @ runningtothekitchen
2. Sweet Potato Almond Butter Muffins Recipe – Dairy Free
Perfect for those who are lactose intolerant or vegan, these homemade almond flavoured muffins are sure to satisfy your cravings for that something sweet without compromising your health.
Recipe @ minimalistbaker