Did you know that sweet potatoes are a great food for runners to fuel up on? Sweet potatoes are a great way to fuel before a race or training run because of their complex carbohydrates that are released slowly. This air fryer roasted sweet potato recipe is delicious and easy to make to carbload before a race.
Sweet potatoes are a good source of fiber and also as contain an array of vitamins and minerals including iron, calcium, selenium, and they’re a good source of most of our B vitamins and vitamin C. One of the key nutritional benefits of sweet potato is that they’re high in an antioxidant known as beta-carotene, which converts to vitamin A once consumed. Did you know you can add a drizzle of olive oil just before serving to increase your absorption of beneficial beta-carotene?
This recipe can be modified to also do in the oven, but it will take a little longer than an air-fryer.
2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks
1 Tsp Olive Oil
Salt and pepper to taste
These sweet potatoes are also a great addition to a family dinner. Sweet potatoes are a delicious vegetable that kids will eat. Because they are packed full of vitamins and minerals it makes them a smart choice for children.
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