Tasty Sweet Potato Fries

It’s time to try a healthy but delicious alternative to french fries.These addictive seasoned “fries” are actually baked, but you won’t miss the grease at all. The sweet potatoes blend perfectly with the spice mix – garlic powder, paprika, salt and black pepper. Yum!

Adapted from Mark Bittman, https://cokking.nytimes.com/recipes

Author: Michelle Hanson

Michelle Hanson, MA, RD, LD is Fresh & Natural Food’s Registered Dietitian. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics with a minor in Community Health from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She is a registered dietitian and current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Michelle has been a nutrition consultant for numerous years as well as a nutrition research director at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

Michelle is passionate about food and nutrition and believes in helping people find simple, realistic ways to make healthy eating a part of their everyday lifestyle.
If you are interested in meeting Michelle or have questions for her, you can email her at: michelle@fnfoods.com. She will look forward to meeting you!



  1. Heat the oven to 400ºF.
  2. Cut the sweet potatoes into sticks 1/4 to 1/2 inch wide and 3 inches long, and toss them with the olive oil.
  3. Mix the spices, salt, and pepper in a small bowl, and toss them with the sweet potatoes. Spread them out on two rimmed baking sheets.
  4. Bake until brown and crisp on the bottom, about 15 minutes, then flip and cook until the other side is crsip, about 10 minutes.  Serve hot.

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