Sunday, September 26, 2010

Healthier Fries? You Bet!

If you often find yourself craving junk food, try eating a healthier version of that food. This week, try satisfying your sweet and salty cravings with this healthy take on French fries.
resized_SweetPotatoFriesSpiced Sweet Potato Fries
Recipe from IIN grad Terry Walter's Clean Food cookbook
Serves 6

  • 3-4 sweet potatoes or yams
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • Coarse sea salt                                                                   
Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wash potatoes and remove blemish spots and dried ends. Slice into sticks and place in large bowl. Drizzle on remaining ingredients and toss to distribute evenly. Spread coated potatoes in single layer on cookie sheet and bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven, flip slices and bake another 10-20 minutes or until tender and browned (cooking time will vary depending on thickness of potato slices). Serve hot & enjoy!

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