RD Approved

Sweet Potato Hummus
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Take hummus to another level with roasted sweet potatoes, garlic and fresh lemon swirled in for a low cost, diabetes friendly snack. Ingredients: 1 can (15.5 oz) garbanzo beans ½ cup roasted sweet potato, mashed, without skin ½ teas…
Sweet Potato Bread Pudding
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Recipe Developed by Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN in Partnership with NCSPC Revamped bread pudding with bites of sweet potato and hints of dark chocolate chips make for a custardy, light dessert that’s budget-wise and slow-cooker friendly. Ingredients…
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Sweet Potato Chili
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Recipe Developed by Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN in partnership with NCSPC This heartwarming chili is made with a variety of beans and sweet potatoes before being simmered in spiced and diced tomatoes. This is a crowd-pleaser as it’s budget friendly, re…
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Sweet Potato Sliders
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Recipe Developed by Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN in partnership with NCSPC Lean beef sliders crusted with shredded sweet potatoes make for a versatile gluten free, low cost and diabetes friendly entrée. Ingredients    1 pound lean ground beef (93% le…
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Sweet Potato Dream Slush
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Recipe Developed by Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN in partnership with NCSPC This frosty afternoon treat takes seconds to whip up in the blender with a low cost, healthy twist featuring sweet potatoes, fresh oranges and vanilla. Ingredients         1/…
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Sweet Potato & Sage Mac n’ Cheese
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Created by a registered dietitian for NCSP Recipe Contest with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds (3 medium) sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1/2-inch pieces Salt 1 pound whole-wheat or gluten-free p…
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Sweet Potato Cheesecake Brownies
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Created by a registered dietitian for NCSP Recipe Contest with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Ingredients Brownie Layer: 1 package (18.2 ounces) dark chocolate fudge brownie mix 3/4 cup mashed sweet potato, cooled 1/4 cup vege…
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Curried Sweet Potato Egg Muffin Cups
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Created by a registered dietitian for NCSP Recipe Contest with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Ingredients 6 eggs 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 teaspoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 t…
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Farro & Roasted Sweet Potato Salad
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Created by a registered dietitian for NCSP Recipe Contest with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Ingredients 2 cups farro, rinsed and drained 5 cups unsalted vegetable stock or water Salt 3 medium sweet potatoes (1 1/2 pounds…
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Sweet Potato & Cauliflower Tabbouleh
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Created by a registered dietitian for NCSP Recipe Contest with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Ingredients 1 large sweet potato (1 pound), peeled and cut into ½-inch dice (about 3 generous cups) 3 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons ext…
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