sweet potatoes

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

There are lots of ways to eat healthy. You can eat boiled chicken and broccoli, or you can get creative and make some of your favorite dishes with better ingredients. I took Shepherd’s Pie and gave it a twist: sweet potatoes instead of white potatoes. Now, white potatoes aren’t inherently bad for you, but sweet potatoes […]

5 Reasons You Should Eat More Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are, hands down, one of the best carbohydrates an athlete can consume. From runners to weightlifters to swimmers, sweet potatoes offer athletes a superior complex carb that is stored, then efficiently broken down for future energy needs. Because carbohydrates are the body’s preferred source of energy, your daily diet should hover around 40% […]

Beef & Bacon Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Okay, I know what you’re thinking…meat and sweet potatoes? Can that even taste good? It does. It really, really does. When it comes to eating, especially post-workout meals, you have to think of your nutrition as the old adage “form follows function.” In this case, taste follows function. Your meals need to be composed of […]

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Apples

Sweet potatoes are, as far as I’m concerned, one of the BEST non-protein foods an athlete can eat. I love baked sweet potatoes, and can eat them multiple times a week. But sometimes, I’m just over it. I love mashed potatoes too, but I know they don’t offer nearly as many vitamins. Plus, there’s the urge […]