Welcome to Sweet Potato Delights!

Sweet Potato Delights are Tasty, Authentic and Responsible; a healthy alternative to the traditional morning donuts, lunch on the run, evening snack or holiday desserts. Made from the best ingredients including produce sourced from local farms.

Sweet potatoes are…..

  • Known to boost your immune system while satisfying your sweet tooth!
  • One of nature’s phenomenal sources of beta-carotene. High in vitamin B6.
  • A good source of vitamins A, C & E
  • Loaded with Vitamin D and  iron
  • A good source of mag­nesium and potassium.
  • High in fiber, low in calories and cholesterol

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  • Fall food focus – season for your senses

        November brings cooler temperatures and thoughts of bundling up with something warm! When eating local or looking for the best tasting (and most nutritious) product, it’s always good to stay in-season. Fourteen (14) tasty awesome autumn food to look for in the produce aisle include apples, Brussel sprouts, tangerines, pears, cauliflower, squash, pumpkin,

  • October is National Apple Month

    You have heard it before, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Alongside sweet potatoes, apples are one of the most nutritious foods you can eat; high in fiber, high in vitamin C and low in calories! Apples have only a trace of sodium, and no fat or cholesterol. Apples are high antioxidants called

  • September signals the sunset of Summer

    Well, another summer is behind us and it’s time to plan how you will move through the fall and winter seasons. While it can be a challenge it is not impossible to avoid the cool weather weight gain. I thought this guide to avoiding fat foods might be helpful – https://www.webmd.com/diet/ss/slideshow-frighteningly-fattening-fall-foods?ecd=wnl_wct_092410 You can still start your

  • Summer vegetable for sides dishes

                     Fruits and vegetables just taste better when you purchase them in season. The list of top summer vegetables will vary depending on what part of the country you live in. As a general rule, there is a wider variety of colorful vegetables available during the warmer months

  • Sweet Potato Quiche

    SWEET POTATO QUICHE   Ingredients 2 medium sweet potatoes 1 teaspoon grapeseed oil 1 (5-ounce) bag baby spinach 1/2 cup almond milk 1/2 teaspoon Celtic salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 4 large eggs 2 large egg whites 2  ounces feta cheese, crumbled 1. Preheat the oven to 350°,

  • Spring cleaning for health!

    Now that we have set our clocks to daylight savings time, and the countdown to summer is on our minds, tune-ups are at the top of everyone’s list. Just as our automobile needs seasonal maintenance, our live bodies are looking for a tune-up every time the season changes. Traditional Chinese Medicine recommends cleansing in harmony

  • Spring has sprung!

    Spring has sprung and summer is ready to sail Mother Nature has signaled us that it is time to clear a path for beautiful the new growth in our lawns. The winter has used all the nutrient’s of last spring’s green grass so we visit Home Depot and Lowe’s, where they have aisle after aisle

  • National Nutrition Month

    Did you know that the National Nutrition Month 2018 theme is “Go Further with Food” ? This year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics wants us to focus our attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. This theme encourages us to experience the benefits healthy

  • Happy National Cook A Sweet Potato Day!

      National Cook a Sweet Potato Day is celebrated across the United States each year on February 22nd According to a consumer report, the average U.S. consumption of fresh sweet potatoes amounted to about 7.2 pounds in 2016. Central America or South America is thought to be the center of origin and domestication of sweet potatoes.

  • National Sweet Potato Month

    February is National Sweet Potato Month              Celebrating the most nutritious vegetable in the world! The top 2 health benefits of sweet potatoes are antioxidants and blood sugar regulation. Stay tunes for more sweet potato nutrition nuggets. In the meantime, use the recipe below to add sweet potato pancakes to your menu.

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