This article is for all the sweet potato lovers of the world. If your dining hall doesn’t serve sweet potatoes, you aren’t out of luck. These recipes are all super easy to make don’t disappoint even the most pickiest sweet potato connoisseur. Sweet potatoes are great for many reasons and their versatility is just one. They have wonderful health benefits and are in season pretty much all year long.

1. Twice Baked Breakfast Sweet Potato

2. Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Doughnuts

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They have sweet potatoes so they are healthy right? Recipe here.

3. Apple Bacon Stuffed Sweet Potato

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This sweet potato can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner because of the diversity of its flavors. #Spoontip: Add some almond butter for an even more salty/sweet combo. Recipe here.

4. Healthy Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

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This one is for all you healthy kids. This potato is filling but won’t leave you feeling sluggish after lunch. Recipe here.

5. Loaded Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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If you love mashed potatoes like I do, this recipe is definitely worth a try.  It is a fresh new spin on an old classic. Recipe here.

6. Sweet Potato Fries

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Sweet potato fries are one of my all time favorite foods and this recipe lived up to standards.  #spoontip: drizzle some sriracha on these bad boys to liven them up. Recipe here.

7. Brown Sugar Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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One of the best things about sweet potatoes are their versatility. They can be sweet, savory or salty and pretty much always taste good. This recipe is great for a side or a snack. Recipe here.

8. Sweet Potato Chips

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These chips are perfectly crisp and definitely a great addition to any meal. Recipe here.

9. Sweet Potato Gnocchi

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Traditionally a potato-based pasta, gnocchi is an amazing alternative to pasta.  This creative spin on gnocchi gives the classic a run for its money.  Recipe here.

10. Chipotle Sweet Potato Tacos

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Who doesn’t love tacos? Add sweet potatoes for a fresh take. Recipe here.

11. Sweet Potato and Brie Empanadas 

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Empanadas are essentially a Mexican dumpling. They are filled with goodies surrounded by a flaky crust.  In this case, the filling is brie and sweet potatoes and they are to die for. Recipe here.

12. Sweet Potato Shrimp Boat 

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Shrimp and sweet potatoes is going to be your new fave combo after you try this recipe. Recipe here.

13. Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potato Cookies

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~Fall~ in a cookie. Recipe here.


15. Guilt Free Sweet Potato Brownies

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Want a delicious and nutritious dessert? This one is for you. Find the recipe here.

16. Sweet Potato Truffles

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Now you know how to sneak vegetables into chocolate. Also, they are completely vegan. Recipe here.

What are you waiting for? Grab a sweet potato and get munchin’.