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. The sweet potato is an excellent source of vitamin A, which supports good vision, the immune system and bone growth. Sweet potatoes are a good source of vitamin B-6, magnesium and vitamin C. It’s also great for the complexion. High in fiber and low in fat and calories, this root vegetable is a healthful alternative to snack foods when prepared without added fat, sugar or salt.
Sweet potato fries snack, lunch or dinner!
Sweet Potato celebration Meetup today @ the Phoenix & Dragon Bookstore https://www.meetup.com/Phoenix-Dragon-Bookstore/events/247392463/