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4 Delicious After Thanksgiving Quick 'n Easy Recipes featuring Sweet Potatoes

The Fall harvest of full of hearty veggies and sweet potatoes are one of my favorites.  Sweet potatoes are so versatile and you can make everything from appetizers to entrees to desserts. This time of year, the harvest is plenty and the price is low.  I saw sweet potatoes at only 30 cents/ lb. 

Oh, why sweet potatoes you ask?  Well, a friend gifted me with a couple of tubers from her garden.  They're HUMONGOUS! 

I love sweet potatoes.  They're full of vitamins, iron and calcium and they're naturally sweet.

To showcase the versatility of this beloved plant, I decided to share a few of my favorite quick 'n easy recipes featuring sweet potatoes.

Sweet Potato Hummus from My Recipe Magic

My Recipe Magic 
Easy Sweet Potato Soup from Home Stories A to Z
Home Stories A to Z
Sweet Potato Chicken Skillet from My Natural Family
My Natural Family

Easy Sweet Potato Chocolate Pudding from Delicious Obsessions

Delicious Obsessions
Hopefully these delicious recipes will help you think outside the box when it comes to the sweet potatoes.

What's your favorite sweet potato recipe?  Let me know, leave a comment below.


Laura said…
These look delicious! I don't cook with sweet potatoes enough!
mrsshukra said…
I have to be more creative with sweet potatoes, thanks for the recipe!
Masshole Mommy said…
Oooh I love the sweet potato hummus idea. Hummus is one of our favorite snacks around here and that sounds super yum!
Alli Smith said…
Sweet Potatoes are a favorite at my house! I always make a sweet potato casserole for Thanksgiving. I love hummus, yet I've never made it with sweet potatoes before - yum!
Since we have never had sweet potato chocolate pudding I am very interested to see how this taste. Plus it is chocolate pudding and the family doesn't have to know there is sweet potato in it until after they eat it.
Oh nom nom nom! I love sweet potatoes and am always looking for a different way to use them. They are a MUST at our Thanksgiving table.
Debra Hawkins said…
I am going to have to try all of these. My mom doesn't like sweet potatoes so I never grew up with them, but I really like them!
AiringMyLaundry said…
Mmm, yum, I'll have to try these. I enjoy sweet potatoes. I mostly enjoy them in the form of a casserole. So good!
I LOVE sweet potatoes. But sweet potato hummus and soup? You cannot begin to understand the excitement I am experiencing right now. I HAVE to make these.
Jenn said…
These look great. We cook with sweet potatoes all year round in our house.
Pam said…
The timing is perfect for this post. Not just because of Thanksgiving, but because I was just wondering what to make with sweet potatoes for dinner.
sara lafountain said…
I love these sweet potato recipes! Sweet potatoes are so good for you too. I will try the pudding recipe first.
Cheryl Lang said…
These are all so interesting, but I'm really intrigued by the sweet potato hummus.
Amy Smith said…
I have just started enjoying sweet potatoes the last 5 or so years. The soup sounds good to me!
Liz Mays said…
Oh cool! These are really good ideas. I bet we could make that soup a couple of times this year!
Ricci Ellis said…
I have to admit that I am not really a big fan of sweet potatoes. However your recipes sound good so I may have to step out of my comfort zone and try them!
Ave T said…
I haven't had any sweet potatoes for ages. Have to buy some and make that Sweet Potato Hummus and the chocolate pudding looks yummy too!
Kate K said…
Your recipes look delicious!

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