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Sweet Potato Pudding

Makes 3 1/2-cup servings

Having Sweet Potato Pudding for breakfast is a great way to load up on cancer-fighting beta-carotene. It takes just minutes to make if you keep cooked sweet potatoes or yams on hand.

1/3 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup fortified soy- or rice milk
1 cup cooked sweet potato or yam
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Per 1/2-cup serving

  • Calories: 119
  • Fat: 1.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.2 g
  • Calories from Fat: 10.1%
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 3.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.9 g
  • Sugar: 8.6 g
  • Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Sodium: 40 mg
  • Calcium: 77 mg
  • Iron: 1.4 mg
  • Vitamin C: 7.7 mg
  • Beta Carotene: 5541 mcg
  • Vitamin E: 1.2 mg

Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer by Vesanto Melina, M.S., R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.