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Makes 8 - 10 Servings
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Sweet Potato Bake

Contributed by: NAPSA

Give A Holiday Dish A Healthy Makeover

(NAPSA) - Making a few easy substitutions and using healthful cooking techniques can help you rejuvenate your favorite family recipes.

Here are some easy ways to give those recipes a makeover:

    Sweet Potato Bake

  • Use smart fats. Not all fat is bad. Opt for unsaturated fats-such as canola oil-over saturated fats such as butter.

    Canola oil is cholesterol-free, trans fat-free, low in saturated fat as well as high in unsaturated fat and omega-3s. It can be used in place of any oil called for in recipes-to saute, bake, use in salads and more.

    Plus, switching from a solid fat such as butter or shortening to a liquid oil such as canola usually means that you will use less fat. For example, if a recipe calls for 1 cup of butter, change to 3/4 cup of canola oil and use as the recipe directs. For a handy fat substitution chart, visit

  • Decide which ingredients you can reduce or eliminate altogether without altering the flavor or appearance of the dish. For example:

    • Reduce nuts and coconut by 50 percent and toast the nuts for enhanced flavor; reduce chocolate chips by 25-50 percent.

    • Reduce sugar by 25 percent. It won't change the taste appreciably, especially if you use a bit more vanilla, cinnamon, etc.

  • If the recipe calls for baking chocolate, try cocoa instead. Replace one ounce of baking chocolate with 3 tablespoons cocoa powder plus 1 tablespoon canola oil.

  • Make changes to your recipe gradually, just one or two ingredients at a time, to see if you like the results.

Here's a lighter version of a traditional sweet potato casserole that can be used as a side dish throughout the year.


  • 5 pounds sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and cubed into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 red onion, diced into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons herbes de Provence
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


Preheat the oven to 375 F.

Mix sweet potatoes, onion, oil and herbs in a large bowl; spoon into a baking dish. Salt and pepper to taste. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until the potato edges become brown and crisp.

For more recipes and tips, visit or call (701) 221-2028.

Serving Size: Makes 8 - 10 Servings


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