Try this method of cooking sweet potatoes and you'll discover how subtly delicious they are. Here, they are glossed with an orange-maple glaze. Beta carotene and fibre are the sweet potato's secret weapons against heart disease.
Sweet potatoes are a nutritional ‘super food’ because they're bursting with vitamins, minerals and fibre. So don't just think of them for Sunday lunch – find ways to get them into your diet on a regular basis. Sweet potatoes can be sliced and steamed, baked or mashed and they will still maintain their goodness.