Food of The Week ~ Sweet Potatoes


7-Minute Sweet Potatoes

Add this easy-to-prepare, great tasting recipe to your Healthiest Way of Eating, and you will also be provided with 681% of the Daily Value for health-promoting vitamin A!

Prep and Cook Time: 7 minutes


  • 1 lb sweet potatoes, diced (if organic, do not peel)
  • 2 cloves chopped or press garlic
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 TBS ground pumpkin seeds
  • 2 TB fresh chopped rosemary


  • Optional:
  • 1/2 onion slice (cook with the sweet potatoes)
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves



  1. Fill bottom of steamer with 2 inches of water.
  2. While steam is building up press or chop garlic and let sit for at least 5 minutes to bring out more of its health-promoting properties.
  3. Cut potatoes in half and cut into 1/2″ slices. You do not need to peel if they are organic.
  4. Steam sweet potatoes for no more than 7 minutes.
  5. Transfer to a bowl. For more flavor, toss sweet potatoes with the remaining ingredients and any of the optional ingredients you desire while they are still hot.

Serves 2

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