Dietitian's Top Pick: Frozen Sweet Potatoes

Today’s Dietitian’s Top Pick spotlight goes to Stahlbush Diced Sweet Potatoes.  These are the main reasons why sweet potatoes are one of my favorite, go-to vegetables:

- They are packed with nutrition: vitamin A, C, calcium, potassium and iron.
- You can eat them with any meal: breakfast hash, sweet potato soup, or sweet potato chili. The possibilities are endless.
- You can prepare them in many different ways: oven- roasted, mashed, grilled, baked. They can also be sweet, spicy or salty.

They are also colorful and satisfy my sweet tooth. As you can tell by now, there is nothing but goodness about sweet potatoes! But it gets better, you can buy them frozen. Stahlbush Diced Sweet Potatoes are convenient & nutritious earning an impressive NuVal score of 96!

NuVal: 96
Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: 1 cup, Serving per container: 2, Calories: 169, Calories from fat: 0, Total fat: 0g, Saturated fat: 0, Trans fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 11mg, Total carbohydrate: 42g, Dietary fiber: 3g, Sugars: 10g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A: 365%, Vitamin C: 39%, Calcium: 7%, Iron: 5%

To know more about what the dietitians have to say about sweet potatoes go here:
Fantastic Frozen Food Finds
Do I Recommend Organic Produce?
Remember all forms of fruits and veggies count!

Monica Parodi, dietetic intern and graduate student.
She completed a BS in Nutrition at Abilene Christian University in 2012, and is pursuing her RD credential and a MS in Nutrition at Texas Woman’s University.
She enjoys food & nutrition and is looking forward to an exciting career in dietetics.

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