Lucky for you, sweet potatoes are available year round, not just during Thanksgiving. Discover 52 ways to love sweet potatoes every week of the year.
In honor of the cronut rage that has swept the nation, this month’s Naughty Cravings post is a shout to the ever-fattening doughnut – a battered, fried, and doughy indulgence that is arguably the tastiest thing on earth. The Moonblush Baker’s “Not-So-Super…
Hello, teachers! Greetings from the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission! If you're looking for materials to educate your students with, you're in luck. The following lesson plans and activities were developed by North Carolina teachers to help you reach your educational goals and requirements in…
Sweet Potato vs. Yam
What's in a name? When it comes to the yam, a bit of confusion. What is marketed in the United States as "yams" are really a variety of sweet potato, grown in the South. A true yam is a starchy edible root of the Dioscorea genus, and is generally imported to America from the Caribbean. It is rough and scaly and very low in beta carotene. Read More
Sweet Potato Nutrition
A medium sweet potato provides over 300% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A, which plays a role in eye, bone and immune health. Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin, so be sure to eat your sweet potatoes with a little fat, like a pat of butter, for maximum vitamin absorption.