Sweet Potatos

While white potatoes and sweet potatoes both provide a good source of potassium and vitamin C, sweet potatoes have more antioxidants and fiber. They are a complex carbohydrate and contain some protein. A sweet potato also has more potassium than a banana. Kids tend to like them naturally, but try making baked sweet potato fries instead of fried french fries. <a href="http://cookieandkate.com/2010/baked-sweet-potato-fries/">Here's an easy recipe.</a>

( Courant file photo / July 12, 2011 )

While white potatoes and sweet potatoes both provide a good source of potassium and vitamin C, sweet potatoes have more antioxidants and fiber. They are a complex carbohydrate and contain some protein. A sweet potato also has more potassium than a banana. Kids tend to like them naturally, but try making baked sweet potato fries instead of fried french fries. Here's an easy recipe.

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