Cooking Yummy – Yams
Yams, according to The World’s Healthiest Foods, are an excellent source of vitamin B6 and potassium, vitamin C and fiber. With just 157 calories in a cup, yams can be an excellent food when you’re trying to lose weight. In addition, the natural fiber in yams helps to slow down the rate your body processes sugar, keeping you from being hungry between meals. Yams can be prepared in a wide variety of dishes that are a delicious way to add this healthy vegetable to your diet.
1 oz yams – 32 calories, 8 g carbs
1. Baked with skin:
2. Baked without skin:
with cinnamon or coconut
3. Egg whites & yams crapes:
4 oz cooked yam + 4 egg whites + stevia
Blend all ingredients in a blender and cook with Pam Spray
4. Yams & coconut pancakes (Sweet)
4 oz shredded yam + 1 egg white +2 tea spoons of oat flour + stevia + coconut (optional). Mix all ingredients and cook with Pam Spray.
5. Yams Russian pancakes (Derynu)
4 oz shredded yam + 1 egg white + salt free seasoning. Mix all ingredients and cook with Pam Spray.
6. Yams & egg whites omelet
4 oz cooked yams + 4 egg whites + stevia + Pam Spray
7. Yummy Yam Protein shake
1 scoop Vanilla Protein + 4 oz cooked frozen yam +water