Many vegetables are just not eaten enough in our western diets and yams are one of them, you don't see them in many recipes and they just don't feature very often.
This is very sad as they are sweet, juicy and yummy and most kids love sweet juicy foods, so I bet if you asked the kids in primary school class did they like yams?
The common answer would be they don't know, because they haven't had them, and if someone had, they would say yum.
So I'm here to introduce you to this humble little tuber. Did you know that?
This recipe is 92% Alkaline
400 gm yams diced
1 cup small broccoli florets
1red or brown onion finely sliced
2-3 kale leaves washed; stems removed
1 Tbsp curry powder
3 Tbsp olive oil
S & P
Heat 1 Tbsp of oil in heavy base pan on medium heat, cook onion until golden about 4-5 minutes.
Add curry and cook 30 second more, then add yams another Tbsp of oil and cook tossing with onions, for a further 8-10 minutes until heated through and yams are softening.
Roughly crush the yams with a wooden spoon or fork while cooking in the pan. Set this mixture aside.
Add last Tbsp of oil to the pan and cook broccoli florets and kale for about 5 minutes until just soft and limp.
Return the yam and onion mixture to the pan and toss together. Ready to serve
NB: This side can become a main by adding a poached or fried egg on top.
Well I hope you enjoy yams from now on.
Raelle Connolly ND. Hom.