Sweet Potato Breakfast Spread

Just one medium sweet potato provides more than a day’s worth of vitamin A and 35 percent of the RDA for vitamin C. Sweet potatoes are a source of fiber, vitamin D, and iron. Try this recipe and add sweet potato power to your breakfast.

1 medium sweet potato
½ teaspoon olive oil or light margarine
Toppings: cinnamon, pecans, cranberries, and honey to taste.

The evening prior, bake one large sweet potato in the oven for 30-60 minutes or cook in the microwave 7-8 minutes. Remove the inside of the sweet potato and place in a bowl, add toppings, mash well, cover and refrigerate. Before serving, take a spoon full of sweet potato spread and warm in the microwave. Add it to whole grain toast or crackers.