Sweet Potatoes With a Twist

Featured Article,Healthy Meal Ideas,Healthy Recipes and Nutrition
November 12, 2012

Think outside the box this Thanksgiving with these flavorful sweet potato dishes.


It’s a staple side dish at most Thanksgiving meals. If traditional sweet potato casserole leaves you bored to tears, try one of these delicious sweet potato recipe alternatives.

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Recipe for Carla Hall's Spicy Sweet Potatoes.

Spicy Sweet Potato Puree

Sweet potatoes are great sources of vitamins C and A, as well as fiber, potassium and bone-building calcium.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Moroccan Spices

These low-calorie, low-fat sweet potatoes are easy to prepare. The seeds add crunch as well as spice.

Spice-Dusted Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes have a low glycemic index value, which mean that eating them won't raise blood glucose levels as high as eating other potatoes.

Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Use Garlic Lemon-Pepper Broccoli to top these baked sweet potatoes.


Molasses, Miso, and Maple Candied Sweet Potatoes

This everyday version makes use of two staples of Japanese cooking—tamari (wheat-free soy sauce) and miso (fermented soybean paste)—to give this recipe an Asian twist.

Teriyaki Sweet Potatoes

A new take of a Thanksgiving classic, these sweet potatoes are flavored with maple syrup and soy sauce.


Smart Oven Roasted Sweet Potato Batons

This simple and quick recipe is genius compared to sweet potatoes with marshmallows.


Curried Sweet Potatoes with Chard & Chickpeas

A superb fusion of flavors permeates this nourishing harvest dish. Serve it like a stew in shallow bowls, accompanied by warm flatbread.

A healthy recipe for honey glazed sweet potatoes.

Honey-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

These easy sweet potatoes are the perfect last-minute side dish for the holidays!


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