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How to Cook Sweet Potatoes to Best Retain Nutrition

I previously talked about the cancer fighting properties of sweet potatoes (See Anti-Cancer Potential of Sweet Potato Proteins). It seems that the only potential downside to eating too many sweet pota…

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The Delicious Vegetable That Helps You Fight Stress

Let us admit: life can be tough, and stress is a reality. Be it a niggling headache or a big issue at work, factors that trigger stress are simply too many to count. Advice on how to counter stress…

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6 Sensational Thanksgiving Superfoods

Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving dinner? When that dinner emphasizes lots of seasonal fruits and vegetables it also offers many health benefits too. Here are my six picks for sensational, health-boosting…

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6 Surprising (& Natural) Stress Relievers

Everyone gets stressed sometimes. Whether it be financial or personal, significant stress is an unfortunate aspect of modern living. But, too much stress can be a bad thing. Whether you have trouble s…

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15 Reasons to Love Sweet Potatoes

The holidays are not the only time to break out the sweet potato recipes. Now there are 16 reasons to enjoy these terrific tubers all year round. 1.  Sweet potatoes are readily available, although …

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Sweet Potato Gratin with Shallots and Gouda (Recipe)

Skip the marshmallows and syrup this year -- instead, try this stellar combination of sweet potatoes, shallots and gouda. Thanksgiving prep tip: go ahead and make this the day before. On the day of…

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Sage Butter Sauce

  Maple syrup, marshmallows, pecans, brown sugar.. When it comes to mashed sweet potatoes, plenty of sweet potato recipes put way too much emphasis on the sweet. Put down the sugar -- try savo…

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Yam and Avocado Sandwich

Recipe: Yam Sandwich From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! A few years ago I worked at a restaurant in Sacramento, CA called Sugar Plum Vegan and they …

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Spinach & Sweet Potato Curry (Recipe)

  Delve deep into the spice rack for this tasty curry. Spinach & Sweet Potato Curry Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons canola oil 1 Tablespoon whole cumin seeds 1 Cup chopped white o…

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11 Reasons to Love Sweet Potatoes

The holidays wouldn’t be complete without delicious and nutritious sweet potatoes.  Chances are you’ve been enjoying sweet potatoes but haven’t given much thought to their nutritional and health-promo…

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