Close Out Summertime with Sweet Potatoes

It’s hard to believe that the end of summer is almost here, but that’s no excuse not live up these last few weeks of outdoor barbecues and days by the lake! We’ve searched high and low for some of our favorite summertime-inspired recipes featuring yours truly, and we should be honest, these may be some of the best sweet tater recipes yet.

Summer Goddess Bowl with Avocado and Sweet Potatoes

This go-to for lunch or dinner from The Wooden Skillet blog is a perfect light option that will have your beach body saying thank you! Packed with antioxidants and vitamins, there are a ton of different flavors in every single bite. Feel like you need more protein? Add in grilled chicken or shrimp for a real hint of summer.

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Farmer’s Market Cobb Salad

Okay y’all, so there isn’t anything too crazy about a traditional cobb salad, but we’ll always love this classic for a warm weather treat! Head on down to your local farmer’s market to pick up these ingredients (like corn and sweet potatoes!) to give a kick to your office lunch or even party salad.

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Grilled Sweet Potato and Vegetable Sandwiches

So, you got a vegetarian at your barbecue, let sweet potatoes save the day! Grill up some favorite veggies like bell peppers, zucchini and sweet potatoes and add a Greek yogurt herb sauce to give regular hot dogs a run for their money! This recipe from Oh My Veggies may even have the meat-eaters switching sides.

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What are some of your favorite ways to love on sweet taters during the summer? Tag us in your sweet potato pictures (@sweet_taters) for a chance to be featured on our Facebook and Instagram!

 

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