Thanksgiving and the lowly sweet potato
It’s orange…and odd shaped. Not the world’s most beautiful vegetable, but one may be surprised at the good it does in this world of violence and discontent. One report spoke of a third world country where children were going blind. After the families switched from growing white potatoes to the sweet potatoes, the children’s eyes greatly improved.
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Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamins A, B6, vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Iron, magnesium potassium, natural sugar. If you know what all these vitamins help in a healthy you…then you are probably thinking about the heart, skin, immune system, and much more.
In our previous blog, we talked about relaxation and it is our wish at Boyer Writes that you are feeling rested and “full-filled” as you enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner with friends or family. As you gather around the table, take a moment to give each person there a chance to say the things of which they are most thankful. Even if a person is not considered religious, they usually have something to share because everyone knows at least one thing that is a blessing in life.
Just in case you want to add sweet potatoes to your meal, here is a special recipe for you and exactly how to make it. HAPPY THANKSGIVING.