ODUCTIVE THIS SEASON AT HOME
TAKE A BREAK
EASY STUFFED SWEET POTATOES
Who says a loaded potato has to clog your arteries? In this healthy version that serves four, a sweet potato base is topped with fiber-rich bean salsa.
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• 4 medium sweet potatoes • 1 15-oz can black beans, drained and rinsed • 2 medium tomatoes, diced • 1 tbsp olive oil • 1 tsp cumin • 1 tsp coriander • 3/4 tsp salt • 1/4 cup sour cream • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
BEGIN A SUPPLY STASH.
Although your kids might not be doing presentations at school as often as before, you could still buy extra supplies at home for them to put together anything they need without late-night, last-minute trips to the store (especially in a time where frequent store trips may still be discouraged).
POST A WEEKLY SCHEDULE.
1. With a fork, prick each sweet potato a few times. Microwave the potatoes on high 12–15 minutes, or until cooked through. 2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the beans, tomatoes, olive oil, cumin, coriander, and salt. When the potatoes are done, microwave the mixture on high for 2–3 minutes. 3. Cool potatoes slightly, then cut each potato open lengthwise. Pull the halves apart to create space to spoon the warm bean salsa inside. 4.Add a scoop of sour cream to each potato, garnish with cilantro, and serve!
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