MANNA Monthly Recipe
October 2009

Monthly Health Tips

This recipe replaces the brown sugar, and marshmallows often used during holiday meals with the tangy taste of ginger to greatly reduce the carbohydrates.

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Diabetic-Friendly Sweet Potato Mash with Ginger and Orange Recipe

Serving size: 104g

  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp margarine


1. Peel the sweet potatoes and cut into equal size pieces

2. Place in a pot and cover with water

3. Bring potatoes to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer until they are cooked through. Drain.

4. In a bowl, add ginger, orange juice, and margarine to potatoes.  Use an egg beater or a potato masher to mash mixture until smooth.

Nutritional information: 90 calories, 1 gram of fat, 20 grams of carbohydrate, 3 grams of dietary fiber, 2 grams of protein.

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