Yam Recipes

Quick Yams in Apricot-Pineapple Splenda Glaze

This Quick Yams in Apricot-Pineapple Splenda Glaze recipe is diabetic friendly, and features Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes Sweetened with Splenda. Recipe submitted by Lori McLain.

Ingredients:Quick Yams in Apricot-Pineapple Splenda Glaze

  • 1 (29 oz.) can Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes with Splenda; liquid drained
  • 1/4 cup sugar free apricot preserves with Splenda
  • 1/4 cup sugar free pancake syrup with Splenda
  • 4 tbs. butter

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes in a 1 quart baking dish sprayed with a little cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Mix preserves and pancake syrup in small microwave-safe bowl and warm for 30-45 seconds.
  4. Remove and stir in butter until melted. Pour over yams and bake for 25-30 minutes.

Yield: 4-5 servings

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Splenda Yam Apple Crisp

Splenda Yam Apple Crisp is diabetic friendly, and features Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes Sweetened with Splenda. Recipe submitted by Lori McLain.

Ingredients:Splenda Yam Apple Crisp

  • 1 (40 oz.) can Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes with Splenda, drained
  • 1 (20 oz.) can sugar free apple pie filling with Splenda
  • 1/4 cup sugar free apple butter with Splenda
  • 1/4 cup sugar free syrup with Splenda

Crisp topping:

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup baking mix
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter

Instructions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly grease a 2 quart baking dish; set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine drained Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes, pie filling and apple butter.
  4. Transfer to baking dish, and drizzle with syrup.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  6. Mix the oats, baking mix,  cinnamon and pinch of salt. Cut 1/2 cup butter into mixture until crumbly.
  7. Remove dish from oven (after 20 minutes) and scatter the crisp topping over the yam and apple mixture and bake an additional 15-20 minutes until golden brown.
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Quick Splenda Candied Yams

This Quick Splenda Candied Yams recipe is diabetic friendly, and features Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes Sweetened with Splenda. Recipe submitted by Lori McLain.

Ingredients:Quick Splenda Candied Yams

  • 1 (40 oz.) can Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes with Splenda; liquid drained
  • 1/2 cup sugar free pancake syrup with Splenda (maple, butter or regular)
  • 5 tbs. butter
  • cinnamon for sprinkling

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes in a 1-1/2 quart baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Place pancake syrup in a small microwave-safe bowl and cook on high about 30-60 seconds until slightly thicker.
  4. Remove from microwave and stir in butter until melted. Pour over yams and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with a little cinnamon before serving, if desired.

Variations:

  • Add a (15 oz.) can of chopped apricots with Splenda (drained) to the sweet potatoes before baking.
  • mix 3 tbs. of sugar free orange marmalade or pineapple fruit spread into butter sauce before baking.
  • Garnish with chopped pecans.
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Peanut Butter & Sweet Potato Smoothies

If you like smoothies then you’ll love this Creamy Peanut Butter & Sweet Potato Smoothies recipe, featuring Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes, creamy peanut butter and fresh tangerine juice! Recipe by recipe developer and competitive cook Michaela Rosenthal.

Ingredients:Creamy Peanut Butter & Sweet Potato Smoothies

  • 1 (15 oz.) can Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes in Syrup; drained
  • 1 cup plain yogurt (not Greek style)
  • 2 tbs. creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cups fresh orange or tangerine juice
  • 4-6 ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Place Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes, yogurt and peanut butter in a power blender and process until smooth.
  2. Add orange or tangerine juice and ice cubes, and blend until thick and creamy.
  3. Divide between 2 chilled glasses.

*protein powder may be added, if desired.

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Melon & Sweet Potato Smoothies

If you like smoothies then you’ll love this Melon & Sweet Potato Smoothies recipe, featuring Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes, ripe melon, evaporated milk, plain yogurt, honey and ground nutmeg!  Recipe by recipe developer and competitive cook Michaela Rosenthal.

Ingredients:Melon & Sweet Potato Smoothies

  • 6 ice cubes
  • 1 cup cubed (very ripe) melon
  • 3/4 cup Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes in Syrup (drained)
  • 1 (5 oz.) can evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a power blender in order given.
  2. Process until smooth and creamy (about 3 minutes).
  3. Divide between 2 (12 oz.) glasses.
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