Tag: sweet potato

Weekly Bits: It’s the Holiday Season

by in Healthy Holidays, November 28, 2009

Thanksgiving is over, but the holidays continue for several more weeks! On this week’s menu of reader comments: turkey stuffing, potato swaps and mindful eating tips for your next celebration.

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Put These On Your Plate: 10 Holiday Must-Haves

by in Healthy Tips, Thanksgiving, November 24, 2009

Herbed Butter Parsnips
There’s no lack of choices at Thanksgiving, but certain seasonal foods should take top priority. If you’re going to indulge, why not fill up on the flavor-filled, good-for-you stuff? Here’s our top 10 picks for your plate.

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Spotlight Recipe: Sweet Potato Quinoa

by in Healthy Recipes, October 31, 2009

sweet potato quinoa
Make the roasted sweet potatoes the night before and store in the refrigerator for a super-easy prepartino of a nutritious, seasonal lunch.

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10 Healthy Foods Under $3

by in Healthy Tips, May 12, 2009

It’s a common myth that healthy foods come with a high price tag. Here are 10 foods overflowing with nutrients that won’t bust your grocery budge. Stock up on your next market run!

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Spotlight Recipe: Sweet Potato and Celery Root Fries

by in Healthy Recipes, December 26, 2008

Embrace your root vegetables. Celery root (a.k.a celeriac) doesn’t get much love mostly because people don’t know what to do with it. Containing vitamin K and potassium, it has a fresh celery flavor. This dish pairs the root with sweet potatoes, another tuber that’s loaded with B vitamins and beta-carotene.

These spicy-and-savory fries are a perfect side dish for a simple sandwich or some of your leftover roast. And don’t worry, they’re oven-baked, not fried.

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