Yams with Ginger and Cinnamon

yams-with-ginger-cinnamonThe health-promoting carotenoids found in yams not only give them their beautiful color but provide a great source of pro-vitamin A to your Healthiest Way of Eating., which is important for enhancing your immune function. And the yam’s rich fiber content helps fill you up without filling out your hips and waistline.

Yams with Ginger and Cinnamon Prep and Cook Time: 25 minutes


6 cups yams (orange sweet potatoes), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

1/2 medium onion, cut in half and sliced thin

4 medium cloves garlic, chopped

1-1/2 TBS finely minced fresh ginger

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 TBS honey

1 TBS + 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth

salt and white pepper to taste


Slice onions and chop garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to enhance their health-promoting properties.

Cut yams into 1″ cubes.

Heat 1 TBS broth in a 12-inch or larger stainless steel skillet. Healthy Sauté onion over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add garlic and ginger and continue to sauté for another minute, stirring constantly.

Add yams, cinnamon, honey, and 1 cup broth. Mix and simmer over low heat covered for about 15 minutes, or until yams are tender. Season with salt and pepper.

Serves 4

Courtesy of World’s Healthiest Foods.

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  1. I eat sweet potatoes and yams, frequently, and I am going to try this yummy sounding recipe.

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