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Sweet News about Sweet Potatoes

And, the winner is ... Marguerite Ednie received a copy of The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest for her sweet potato recipe-- so simple yet so satisfying: EASY SWEET POTATOES Scrub/wash sweet potatoes. Prick with a fork. Bake at 350/375 degrees, 45-60 minutes 'til tender. Split in half. Mash insides with fork; drizzle with tahini, fresh lemon juice and cracked black pepper. Did you know? Sweet Potatoes are high in fiber, vitamins A + C, potassium, & folic acid. They're a staple of the traditional Okinawan diet (a Blue Zone). Before World War II (and the onslaught of western diets), Okinawans got a whopping 70% of daily calories from sweet pota

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