The nutty goodness of slowly browned onions, spices and sweet potato are offset by a burst of fresh cilantro. Serve this hearty potage with whole-wheat pita and a salad of sliced cucumbers tossed with yogurt and a pinch of salt.
These flaky biscuits make an attractive, dusky-orange topping for the vegetable potpies; alternatively, they can be cooked separately and served alongside roast meat and poultry or even eaten by themselves for breakfast.
Baking the doughnuts and tossing them with a little butter, cinnamon and sugar makes them healthier than fried doughnuts. The sweet potato in the dough adds a lovely, earthy flavor. Instead of slowly baking the potato in the oven, microwave it for just 10 minutes.
Sweet potatoes have been a fall favorite for years. Long ago, George Washington grew them in his garden in Mount Vernon, Virginia, and now, they have become a staple dish of most traditional Thanksgiving dinners. However, Thanksgiving isn't the only time that you could (and should) enjoy sweet potatoes.
Here's a fun sweet potato fact: They're the official vegetable of North Carolina. That being said, we've found 18 recipes that you can cook no matter where you're located.
And although you can eat them raw, we recommend cooking sweet potatoes into a number of dishes. Click through the slideshow for our recipe recommendations!