Sweet Potato Mash Three Ways

Sweet Potato Mash Three Ways

Great flavor does not have to mean time-consuming preparation. Oven-baked sweet potatoes can be jazzed up with different proteins, spices, and goodies to keep interest. Try experimenting with the varieties of sweet potatoes. Each has a distinct flavor that is fun to...

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Southwestern Chili

Southwestern Chili

Every cook needs a chili soup standby. Chili without beans, however, can seem incomplete and leaves something to be desired. Using yams provides the heartiness with good carbs. Monterey Jack cheese, sour cream, and chopped fresh cilantro make good garnishes. Serves 6...

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Sopa de Batata Doce

Sopa de Batata Doce

Cream soups are a staple of crisp, fall nights. This simple soup from Brazil packs all the comfort of a warm bowl without the cream. Quality tomatoes, such as heirlooms, intensify the flavor. Serves 6 1 lb white sweet potatoes 4 Tbsp unsalted butter 1 medium onion,...

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Hearty Vegetable Soup

Hearty Vegetable Soup

The broth is the heart of any soup. Master chefs know that the extra step of simmering stock with leeks, carrots, and onions infuses the base with deep, rich flavor. If you don’t have the time to do this step, skip the recipe until you do. The extra effort makes the...

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Turkey Burger Cookies

Turkey Burger Cookies

How do you improve a simple meat patty? Turkey cookies are a caramelized, gooey burger that is more like a cookie than a main course. To retain caramelized goodness, these are better done in a pan than on the grill. Due the natural sugars in the sweet potatoes, these...

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Spicy Beef with Pepper and Sweet Potato

Spicy Beef with Pepper and Sweet Potato

Easy and reliably delicious, stir-fry recipes are a great way to get dinner on the table in a flash. While some stir-fry ingredients may be high in soy, fructose, and other mystery ingredients, this stir-fry has all the flavor without the hidden sugars. Serve over...

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Stuffed Sweet Potato Three Ways

Stuffed Sweet Potato Three Ways

The time has come to elevate this humble root to the main attraction of the dinner plate. Topping the smart carb sweet potato with good protein is an easy way to create a well-rounded meal. Here are three versions that play with different meat stuffing and spices so...

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Swordfish with Sweet Potato Salsa

Swordfish with Sweet Potato Salsa

High on flavor and texture, this salsa is a fine accompaniment to dress up white fish. Baking the fish in tin foil packets makes cooking a cinch. Serves 4 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, diced, about ½ cup 1 small yam, peeled and cut in ½-inch cubes,...

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Halibut with Sweet Potato and Citrus

Halibut with Sweet Potato and Citrus

Baking in a tin foil packet can be a great tool to infuse flavors into delicate fish. Steamed in citrus, this halibut soaks up the essence of citrus mingled with sweet potato. The juice is packed with flavor. Spoon this goodness over the top before serving. Serves 2 2...

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Moroccan Spiced Chicken

Moroccan Spiced Chicken

With Moroccan spices, chicken rises above the ordinary. Although pricey, saffron is a unique flavor that infuses food with a taste sure to delight. If there are any leftovers, the broth makes delicious soup. Cut the chicken off the bone and cut into bite-size pieces,...

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