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Sweet Potatoes

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by everway9, Sep 26, 2016.

  1. traceysteven

    traceysteven · Member

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    Hi it is normally with the cooking oils in the supermarket it says one cal on the can and each spray you do is worth one calorie
    I have it in butter, rapseed,garlic and barbecue flavours and use it a lot

    Yes you are right it does depend on how much you use
    I recommended it to my friend and she said there wasn't much in a few sprays so she opened it up and poured it out :D
     
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  2. everway9

    everway9 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you. I understand now :)

    ROFL :D
     
  3. Jas_Seehra_

    Jas_Seehra_ Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi I often buy them. I cut them as thick chips or discs lightly brush them with oil and sprinkle salt, black pepper,herb of your choice and peprica and stick in the oven 15-20mins or until cooked as oven chips and they delicious and are low in sugar . Hope this is useful. Cheers Jas
     
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  4. everway9

    everway9 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Jas.

    Yes!!!! Sorry..... I completely forgot to add. Sweet potatoes seem to have very little effect on my glucose levels. D'oh! :)
     
  5. everway9

    everway9 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    BTW...... Welcome to the forum Jas! I hope you find it as awesome as I do. Very good friendly people here with lots of knowledge! :)
     
  6. MaxineKL

    MaxineKL Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I've got to try that curry recipe! btw, you can also slice sweet potatoes thin (especially nice with the orange ones sometimes mistakenly called "yams") and eat them raw. Something like crunchy carrots.
     
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  7. christineMG

    christineMG Type 2 · Newbie

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    Another way, if you can handle the sodium, is microwaved or sautéed with ginger, soy sauce and sesame seeds -- Japanese flavours
     
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    1701davew Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi just asking about the toaster method how does that work please
     
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  9. everway9

    everway9 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks MaxineKL & christineMG. Sounds yummy! :)

    Hi 1701davew. Welcome to the forum. Yes I'm interested in the toaster method too.

    I'm assuming that you just buy a big fat round sweet potato, slice it around where it's diameter is largest and to the desired thickness and toast. I suppose you could use the remaining bits which are too small for the toaster and fry them to have with something else. I found some pretty big ones in the local supermarket.. about 6 or 7 inch in diameter. :)
     
  10. boronursey

    boronursey · Member

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    They fairly sweet tasting and can be used in sweet and savoury dishes..low carb..i use as jackets..roasted..beautiful with squash made into soup..find cake recipes using potatoes and replace with sweet ones..yummy
     
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  11. everway9

    everway9 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Good idea boronursey. WOW... how have you managed to get 21 'Trophy Point's'? I'm jealous :D
     
  12. Shar67

    Shar67 · Guest

    Cut them length ways so you have an oblong shape, put in toaster, or you can put into a hot oven but they come out slightly different
     
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  13. 1701davew

    1701davew Type 2 · Newbie

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    Thanks for the reply still seems weird but will give it a try thank you
     
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    bigfellasouthwest · Newbie

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    Try sweet potato mash from tesco mixed with steamed Spring greens, pan fried with a little butter, bubble and squeak lovely
     
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    peterlemer · Well-Known Member

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    I like 'em roasted in with other veg, but sadly the GL is rather high: http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/vegetables-and-vegetable-products/2668/2

    pete
     
  16. Janwls

    Janwls Type 2 · Newbie

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    I never had them before I was dionosed with type 2 . Just bought some out of curiosity, love them better than white tastes tastier and very versatile can do all sorts with them roast , boil, stews . Recommend you try them . Good luck , from Janet
     
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  17. jimsboss

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    Yes, when my wife first suggested that we try them, I was'nt happy and pushed them away. one day in a fast food place the people next to us had sweet potato chips. Great! Don't knock it till you've tried them!
     
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  18. everway9

    everway9 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Too right!! :)
     
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    everway9 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    I have a new favorite vegetable. :) Thanks. :)
     
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  20. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Pretty high carb though.. personally I would avoid at all costs.
     
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