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Sweet potatoes are a healthier option than regular white potatoes. They have more fiber and nutrients in them than your standard baking or mashing potatoes, and they're much more delicious. There are many different ways to make sweet potatoes but baking them in their skins is one of the quickest, easiest and most delicious ways to enjoy these tubers. Go out to your nearest grocery store and pick up some delicious, nutritious sweet potatoes and get ready to fix one of the easiest dishes around!

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1. The Humble Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are the large, tuberous roots of plants that are similar to the morning glory. They are distantly related to the potato, though many people tend to think they are far more closely related. They are also frequently mixed-up with yams though in North America it yams and sweet potatoes are essentially the same thing.

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