Sweet potato burger recipe for summer shindigs

by MikeMeehan 6/28/2018 2:41 PM

Sweet potato burgers Your party food might be a hit with friends, but make sure it isn’t a blow to their oral health. Keep your summer shindigs mouth-friendly with this recipe for sweet potato burgers. Sweet potatoes aren’t just tasty; they also contain nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin E and potassium that are good for oral health. Ingredients:1 medium sweet potato with skin removed, cubed1 16-ounce can chickpeas, drained½ small onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, choppedJuice from ½ lime1 teaspoon paprika½ teaspoon chili powder1 teaspoon basil1 teaspoon oregano½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Fill a pot with enough water to cover the sweet potato and bring to a boil. Add sweet potato and boil for 8-10 minutes or until soft. Remove from heat and drain water. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until well-combined. Use a spoon to scoop out 1/5 of the mixture and form it into a patty with your hands. Place on a baking tray covered with parchment paper. Repeat process for the remaining mixture. Place baking tray with 5 patties into the oven and bake for 30-50 minutes or until slightly golden brown and firm. Enjoy with your favorite toppings!  

Women’s Health and Fitness: Minerals and Your Teeth

by Jason 9/18/2012 8:00 AM

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day is September 26. So in preparation for the day, we’ll review some of the key nutrients you should be eating to ensure the health of your bones and teeth.... more...

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