This is one of the treats anybody would welcome into their life – an easy simple baked sweet potato meal that can be so versatile and delicious that you would want a week worth of this delectable food. Interestingly, the majority opts for sweet potatoes occasionally and on holidays. But to truly to add a variety and nutritionally balanced meals, we gotta go for this nature-given gem as often as we could. Why?
Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin A, its Beta-Carotene variety. This fat-soluble vitamin is a must for our healthy eyes!
Digging deeper, we can fully benefit from vitamin C – great anti-oxidant and a must for collagen building. Good skin relies on vitamin C!
Studies have shown that phytonutrients found in sweet potatoes lower the potential health risks posed by heavy metals and oxygen radicals when this food passes through our digestive tract.
The benefits of having a sweet potato as your food choice has great benefits for your quality lifestyle. Eating the foods like sweet potatoes offers massive anti-inflammatory benefits that thwart diseases inside our bodies. Don’t wait for holidays – start enjoying your own sweet potatoes prepped easily in the oven. Add veggies, your choice of proteins, and you’re in business with a nutrient-packed dinner or lunch.
Easy prep and about 45-60 minutes in the oven is all it takes to bake some of the best Baked Sweet Potato recipe.
Tip 1 – Pierce all sweet potatoes with fork before placing into the oven.
Tip 2 – Sweet potatoes will cook faster when not covered in foil.
Tip 3 – Add some good fats to sweet potato meal – BetaCarotene in sweet potatoes will be absorbed more fully.
You can modify whether you wish to cook these yummies wrapped in foil or not based on the time and occasion. I love sweet potatoes in foil when I have visitors and it is a Holiday Season. It is very handy to serve them wrapped and allow guests to add any fixings to their meal in the foil.
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Add Salt, Pepper, Butter to Taste & Enjoy
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- 4 sweet potatoes, pierce the skin with fork for quicker baking
- Salt, pepper to taste
- Butter to taste
- Fire up your oven to 400F.
- Lay down sweet potatoes pierced with fork on a foil-covered baking sheet.
- Bake for 45-60 minutes.
- Allow to cool for a few minutes.
- Cut in half each potato, place in bowl, add salt, pepper, butter and enjoy!