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    How does everyone eat them? I personnally cant stomach them because I feel like the taste is just too overwhelming... too strong... Does anyone mix sweet potatoes with anything? I was thinking of cottage cheese. any other ideas?
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    Actually I eat yams,, I eat them fresh, buy them by the bag at costco, already cut up into sticks - they are awesome & very sweet

    You can also microwave or bake the sweet potatoe, put cinnamon and splenda or equal in it and it's good that way, kind of like pie!

    and sometimes & mix the potatoe in with my chicken or turkey and put a light terriaki sauce on it, maybe a little sesame oil

    A few ideas anyway

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    so wait, they are raw when you eat them?
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    how do you prepare it when you microwave sweet potatoes? just stick in there no hot water or anything??

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    Yes I eat them raw - they taste kind of like carrots or parnisps

    In the microwave, do it like you cook a baked potato, just poke a couple holes in the skin, put it in there and cook for 4 minutes or so, depending on how big it is. Then you can just scoop out the middle and mix it with whatever you want.. yumm

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    eat the skin too as it's the most nutritious part.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jodi View Post
    eat the skin too as it's the most nutritious part.

    I forgot about that - I do - Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cider303 View Post
    How does everyone eat them? I personnally cant stomach them because I feel like the taste is just too overwhelming... too strong... Does anyone mix sweet potatoes with anything? I was thinking of cottage cheese. any other ideas?

    Spray a baking pan with PAM or other non-fat spray. Cut sweet potatoes into fries, season to taste and bake them about 45 minutes. I love them with mustard for dipping.

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    boil them until fork tender, mash them up and add splenda and pumpkin pie spice. If your diet allows, do the same thing but skip the spice and put in a can of crushed pineapple. Heaven
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    Quote Originally Posted by Av8tor View Post
    Spray a baking pan with PAM or other non-fat spray. Cut sweet potatoes into fries, season to taste and bake them about 45 minutes. I love them with mustard for dipping.
    Egads, I totally never thought of this...I'll be doing this next instead of my usual mushy microwave sweet potato!!
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    interesting hammerlynn... sounds goood
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    Quote Originally Posted by cider303 View Post
    How does everyone eat them? I personnally cant stomach them because I feel like the taste is just too overwhelming... too strong... Does anyone mix sweet potatoes with anything? I was thinking of cottage cheese. any other ideas?
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    Do you class sweet potatoes as a potato or a vegetable
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    Quote Originally Posted by Av8tor View Post
    Spray a baking pan with PAM or other non-fat spray. Cut sweet potatoes into fries, season to taste and bake them about 45 minutes. I love them with mustard for dipping.
    I just tried this yesterday - they were awesome!

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    Sweet potato's and yams are the same thing, but most commonly called yams in the U.S.

    I bake, pan grill (but heat in microwave first), mash, or bqq. I usually add some honey and/ or cinnamon for taste. I also tried making sweet potato fries which were really good:

    Preheat oven to 450
    Cut potato into strings, or coins.
    Partially boil (2-5 min).
    Pat dry.
    salt and/or season with your favorite spice.
    put on a cookie sheet and drizzle EV-olive oil.
    bake for about 25-30 min.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leg_press View Post
    Do you class sweet potatoes as a potato or a vegetable
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