RECIPE: Snack: Sweet Potato Discs

FAVORITE SNACK ALERT: SWEET POTATO DISCS

For warm and Salty Snack, or even lunch

Preheat oven to 375º

Slice sweet potatoes (from your local farmers market, of course) into discs and put on thin baking pan or pizza pan. I put them on foil to avoid cleaning the pan, but I’m efficient like that. Sometimes I slice one tater, sometimes four if I’m feeling frisky.

You can choose to brush a little Olive Oil on to each disc and lightly salt, but they are delicious naked

BUT MY FAVORITE WAY TO PREPARE THESES LIL’ SLICES OF YUM is to sprinkle a little cheese atop each one (I’ve use goat, blue, park and cheddar—parm and blue probably work the best) OR sprinkle only Turmeric. Try them each way and find your fave.

Bake for 25 minutes depending on if you want them crisp or soft

You can actually leave them in for much longer—I often forget about them, and later find them in my oven.

Bake for now or keep in fridge for later

NOTE: try to slice each disc with similar thickness, if you have some discs thin and others thick, the thicks will be hard and the thins will get burned. And nobody likes to get burned.

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Madeleine Vanstory attended Duke University and began her post-graduate journey at The Elaine Clark Center working with special needs children. She went on to work as a Clinical Research Scientist running clinical trials for the CDC and developing medical devices for Welsh Allen, Abbot Labs, Roche and Johnson & Jonhson Her work included non-invansive cervical cancer detection, continuous diabetic glucose monitoring, non-harmful infant bilirubin level detection and studying Vitamin C's anti-aging effects on the skin. Madeleine attended Medical school at The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and completed a residency in Family Medicine at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro NC. Dr. Madeleine Vanstory is a board certified Family Physician who has practiced all over the world. She has lead medical missions in Kenya and Honduras. She has participated with Operation Smile in Russia, she has patients in North Carolina, Maine, Oregon and New Zealand. Dr. Vanstory has worked the medical tents in the Marine Corps marathon in Washington DC and at the Kona Ironman World Championships. And Dr. Vanstory has marched with the Surgeon General promoting "Exercise is Medicine" at the World Congress Sports Medicine Conference. Disillusioned by the current health care system and armed with the realization that culture, nutrition and emotional well-being have a profound impact on health, Dr. Vanstory now motivates clients and patients to discover the healthiest versions of themselves through humor, counseling in her "Upgrade Your Health" Wellness Program.

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