One cup of baked sweet potato provides nearly half of your daily vitamin C needs. The same portion also supplies 400% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin A. Both nutrients are vital for supporting immune function, which is especially important during cold and flu season. Vitamin A is also key for maintaining healthy skin, vision, and organ function.

Ingredients:

  • 1 sweet potato, washed
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

  3. Prepare the sweet potato. You can leave the skin on if you choose, but in any case, make slices to about 1/8 inch thick.

  4. Place in a large bowl with the oil and any seasonings. Toss to coat.

  5. Spread the slices in a single layer on the cookie sheet.

  6. Bake for about 15 minutes until they are golden brown. Turn halfway through the baking time.

  7. Carefully spread the baked chips on a paper towel to drain any excess oil.

Note: You can adjust seasoning to taste. Popular options include garlic, brown sugar, paprika, chili powder.

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