Our Healthier Christmas Meal Picks!

By Hannah de Gruchy / Nutrition / December 1st, 2022

2. Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Christmas

What’s the main ingredient of a Christmas dinner that gets everyone talking about how they do it best? That’s right, forget the turkey, it’s all about the main event – the roast potatoes! Roasties that are crispy on the outside and fluffy in the middle get everyone’s mouth watering.

But what if we told you that we’re eschewing the Maris Pipers this year, in favour of sweet potatoes? You’d think we were mad, but trust us on this one – having made them with a regular roast dinner earlier this season, we’re hooked, and we know you will be too!

Sweet potatoes are packed with beta carotene (that the body turns into vitamin A), immune supporting antioxidants and fibre, and they have a lower Glycaemic Index (GI) than white potatoes, meaning that they won’t spike blood sugar levels as dramatically.

Super nutritious and healthier than regular roasties, this healthy recipe for Roasted Sweet Potatoes is the only potato recipe you need this festive season. You need to try it to believe it!


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