sweet potatoes are a delicious staple plant based food. For example yams are a side dish consisting mainly of sweet potatoes prepared with brown sugar, marshmallows, maple syrup, and other sweet ingredients. It’s especially popular during the holidays and fall season.
Sweet potatoes can be made into many vegan recipes. Recipes such as muffins, waffles, and cookies. Also chips, fries, stir fry, and baked.
This sweet root vegetable became a favorite food item of the French and Spanish settlers and thus continued a long history of cultivation in Louisiana. Yams can be white, red, purple, and many shades in between.
The fried yam tradition dates to the early nineteenth century in the United States. Sweet potato fries or chips are a common preparation. Roasting sliced or chopped sweet potatoes lightly coated in animal oil at high heat became common in the United States at the start of the 21st century.
Yams are rich in complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber and beta-carotene. It also has other micronutrients, including vitamin B5, vitamin B6 and manganese. When baked a small variable changes in micronutrient density occur to include a higher content of vitamin C of the Daily Value per 100 g serving.