Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Sweet Potato Dessert


    Can we talk Sweet Potato!?  I LOVE LOVE LOVE Sweet Potato's... and why shouldn't I, they are mostly CARBS !!!  However, that being said, its better than diving face first into a huge piece of chocolate cake, and I'm likely to stop at one Sweet Potato and not eat the whole stinkin' pan !!!  :0  So this is basically my "go to" for dessert, and let me tell you how I eat them to make them somewhat healthy !!! I look for large Sweet Potato's at the store, probably close to 16-20 oz, clean them, cut them in two, wrap them in foil and bake at 400 for 2 hours, cool and then PUT THEM IN THE REFRIGERATOR !!!!  When I'm ready for an after dinner treat or mid afternoon sweet tooth fix I always grab my Sweet Potato and eat it plain right out of the frig!  After the Potato cools, it turns into a pie like consistency, and its so sweet on its own that its perfectly satisfying!  If you don't eat a lot of sugar, you will be amazed how the natural sugars in fruits are sweet enough to cure any craving.  Next time you bake up a batch of Sweet Potato's make some extra and try this out !!!  So, even though they are high in carbs ( 4 oz baked= 103 cal/20 net carbs/2.3 Protein), they are also high in fiber, potassium,Vt A,B6, and C !!!  Worth it  ;)

2 comments:

  1. Go organic girl! Sweet potatoes are great but you definitely want to search out for the organic ones because the conventional ones have beaucoup pesticides and other poisons! I LOVE Sweet Potatoes too!

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    1. Thanks for the tip, will try that out!!! ;)

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