Sweet Potato


Sweet potato recipes are great for the fall holidays! But with these delicious, low calorie sweet potato recipe options, they’ll make an amazing dish to serve anytime of the year! Loaded with vitamins and fiber, Sweet Potatoes are a wonderful vegetable to add to your healthy eating program.

Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe – 6 Smart Points

If you are looking for a healthy Thanksgiving side dish recipe this year, these Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes are a fantastic alternative to candied yams. Yes, I know traditional candied yams are swimming in butter and melted marshmallow and nothing can quite compare to that, but these sweet potatoes are a LOT better for you and a great way to help you stay on track this holiday season.

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries – 3 Points +

Sweet potatoes are a great alternative to regular white potatoes. They have lots of fiber, which helps to keep feeling full and satisfied longer. They’re also great for diabetics since they’re a low glycemic index food. They also make a wonderful change from the typical potato. They’re slightly sweet and rich in flavor. These home made fries are delicious. The mustard and rosemary add depth to the sweet potato. In addition to being delicious and beautiful – they’re really easy to make. Just peel, slice, toss and bake! Best of all, They’re packed with nutrients and flavor and add color to your meal. They’re a wonderful side that the whole family will love!

Sweet Potato Pudding – 3 Points +

We’re continuing our tour of international cuisine with a stop for dessert in Asia. This sweet potato pudding is rich and creamy, but is only 3 points per serving and barely 100 calories per serving. It’s sweet and the nutmeg and ginger add flavor and spice to the sweet potato. The fact that the base for this pudding is sweet potato and coconut milk means that it’s dairy free and guilt free. Try this Asian inspired dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth without going overboard.

Roasted Sweet Potato Soup Recipe – 3 Points +

Oh, how I love soup this time of year. And even though I live in CA and the weather has been in the 70’s this week (don’t hate!), I still crave this velvety, rich, and creamy roasted sweet potato soup while I read all the news stories about everyone else surviving the blustery winter.

Sweet Potato Cornmeal Fries Recipe – 3 Points +

Oh, french fries….I truly can never have enough. I adore all varieties and am always eager to experiment with new versions. I whipped up these Baked Cornmeal Crusted Sweet Potato Fries one day when I had not planned my meals for the day and needed a tasty, year healthy side dish to serve my kids’ dinner…

Sweet Potato Fritters

Sweet Potato Fritters Recipe – 3 Points +

I’ll admit that grating potatoes is one of my least favorite kitchen tasks ever, but when they are being grated to be used in this baked Sweet Potatoes Fritters recipe, I’d happily bust out that grater and get to work! Made with just a few simple ingredients, these savory sweet potato pancakes are a delicious Weight Watchers side dish recipe that can be enjoyed just about anytime.

Moroccan Ground Turkey Bourekas

Moroccan Ground Turkey Bourekas Log – 4 Points +

Often when I have Friday night dinner with my group of friends and their family, my friend Hailey usually makes her “Beef Bourekas Log”, which is a Mediterranean savory, beef filled pastry that is seasoned with spices such as cinnamon and allspice. It is SO unbelievably good. I decided to take a crack at making a lower calorie version that was still just as tasty.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe – 2 Points +

This delicious, yet simple Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe is the perfect low calorie side for many fall dinner recipes. Sweet and savory, each half cup serving is just 2 Points + and packed with fiber and vitamins. The trick is to bulk it up with a bit of butternut squash. You can’t taste the difference, the texture is about the same, but it helps to cut out some carbs and calories.

Sliced Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Yogurt Sauce

Sliced Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Yogurt Sauce – 4 Points +

This Sliced Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Yogurt Sauce offers a great new and delicious way to prepare a baked potato. Using a sweet potato and then topping it with a fabulous spicy Chipotle Yogurt Sauce makes it such a flavorful dish that is quite filling at just 4 Points + per serving. Slicing the potato almost all the way through helps to cook the potato a bit faster and it just looks neat.

Low Calorie Candied Yams

Low Calorie Candied Yams Recipe – 5 Points +

With the holidays quickly approaching, I’ve been in the kitchen experimenting with some delicious low calorie ideas for Weight Watchers Thanksgiving Recipes, and I am having way too much fun with this! One of my personal favorites is candied yams. I never liked them much as a child, but as an adult, I grew to love them.

Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Bisque

Pumpkin Sweet Potato Bisque Recipe – 3 Points +

It’s no doubt, fall is HERE!!! And I am super excited to start blogging some of my favorite, and oh so yummy Weight Watchers Fall Recipes. To kick things off to a tasty start, today I’m sharing my Pumpkin Sweet Potato Bisque Recipe that is to die for! So rich and flavorful, and FULL of fiber and antioxidants.

Baked Sweet Potato Chips Recipe – 1 Point Value

This Weight Watchers Sweet Potato Chips Recipe is the perfect, low calorie snack for anyone following the Weight Watchers program, or anyone just trying to eat better. Sweet Potatoes are much higher in fiber, vitamins and antioxidants than regular potatoes, and lower in calories and carbohydrates.

Sweet Potato Pie Thanksgiving Recipe – 4 Point Value

After denying myself this tasty dish for so long, I became determined to find a way to make a healthy, low calorie version of it. And after many, many attempts, I finally found a truly unique Weight Watchers Thanksgiving Recipe for sweet potato pie that will please your eager taste buds, and has just 4 Points per serving!!

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