Sweet Potatoes 15 Ways – Just in Time for National Sweet Potato Day! [February 22]

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Today we are preparing for our own National Sweet Potato Day celebrations tomorrow with a round up of sweet potato recipes!  Here are 15 ways we’d love to incorporate sweet potatoes into our #SweetPotatoDay meal plan from around the HLB community:

Mexican Sweet Potato Chicken Soup from Eating Bird Food // “This hearty Mexican sweet potato chicken soup is loaded with veggies, lean protein and has a smoky, sweet flavor from dried guajillo Mexican peppers. Grain/gluten-free, diary-free, paleo and whole30 friendly.”

Chipotle Baked Sweet Potato Fries from The Wheatless Kitchen // “These baked sweet potato fries have an extra little kick from the chipotle powder. They are not too spicy, but have a nice smoky heat to them. This recipe could not be any easier.”

Sweet Potato, Chickpea, and Spinach Coconut Curry from Lauren Lives Healthy // A trio of nutrient rich ingredients [sweet potatoes, chickpeas, and spinach!] make this curry a must-make perfect for your next chilly night in.

Sweet Potato Toast from On Tap for Today // These easily customizable toasts come with a cajun kick. A great way to feature your favorite salsas and guacamoles.

Baked Sweet Potato Tacos from Sinful Nutrition // Here’s a healthy dinner recipe perfect for your next Taco Tuesday dinner spread; think outside the shell with these vegan-friendly loaded skins filled with fiber, protein, and flavor!

Instant Pot Curried Beef and Sweet Potato Stew from A Nutritionist Eats // Super easy Instant Pot recipe alert! This stew is a quick one: 10 minutes of prep time is all you need for a nutritious one-bowl dinner full of rich, comforting flavors.

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Creamy Avocado Sauce from Hello to Fit // “For an easy weeknight dinner, try these Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos With Creamy Avocado Sauce! Dice, sauté, and blend your way to a delicious taco dinner.”

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Caserole from Zen and Spice // “The sweet potatoes are steamed in the Instant Pot in 8 minutes, and then you can add the rest of the pie ingredients directly into the instant pot after you drain the potatoes. You don’t have to use any additional bowls or pots and pans! After you mix everything up in the IP, you add it to the baking dish and top with nuts and marshmallows.”

Sweet Potato Lentil Dhal from Stay Healthy Stay Happy // “Lentils are a great source folate, phosphorous, iron, fiber and protein. Those last two nutrients make them super filling and great for improving digestive health. This dhal also has a healthy amount of turmeric (“kurkuma” in German). In Sanskrit, turmeric is called “kringhna” which translates to “germ killer.” Turmeric is highly anti-inflammatory and has antiseptic properties (to help combat throat infections).”

Sweet Potato Fried Rice from Treble in the Kitchen // “A flavorful and comforting grain-free fried rice recipe for those who are sensitive to grains (or just want to experiment with a fun new way to eat sweet potato!).  This delicious fried rice recipe is so convincing that you will NOT miss the rice one bit.”

Paleo Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash from Ari’s Menu // “Comforting, delicious and healthy paleo sweet potato breakfast hash has plenty of sweet potatoes, center cut bacon, onion and topped with perfectly fried eggs.”

Sweet Potato Pancakes from Amee’s Savory Dish // A fluffy stack of pancakes featuring sweet potato puree and another special healthy ingredient…“these sweet potato pancakes are made with kefir, a cultured, fermented dairy beverage that is loaded with probiotics.  Probiotics are live microorganisms that protect your gut environment, defending against bad bacteria in your belly and improve your digestive system.”

Smoky Roasted Sweet Potato Soup from Dash of Evans // This is a To Soup List must! Creamy sweet potatoes partnered with a punch of spice from chipotles in adobo – a perfect warm-me-up bowl.

Vegan Roasted Sweet Potato Breakfast Burritos from Running on Real Food // “These vegan sweet potato breakfast burritos can be prepared ahead of time and make a healthy and satisfying vegan breakfast option. They’re filled with sweet potato, tofu scramble, kale, vegan sausage and avocado but you can easily change it up to include things like salsa, vegan cheese, black beans, spinach or refried beans.”

Honey Chili Salmon and Sweet Potato Bowls from Savory Spin // “So easy and so quick – these Honey Chili Salmon And Sweet Potato Bowls are perfect for this busy time of year – and, are just plain delicious – you might find yourself preferring to whip these up instead of ordering take-out!

Now it’s time for the link up!  Find a recipe on your blog showcasing your favorite way to use sweet potatoes and link it up below. We’ll also be sharing some delicious recipes we’ve found on our members’ blogs on social media today with the hashtag #SweetPotatoRecipes

If you don’t have a recipe that fits this week’s theme on your blog, why not make one and share it this week? Let HLB’s Recipe Wednesday series be a pool of inspiration for your recipe creation and post ideas.

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