Recipe: Baked Cajun Sweet Potato Fries

These crispy sweet potato wedges come out Cajun spicy and sweet. They’re also loaded with antioxidants and plant-based nutrients and are a great source of beta-carotene. Another plus? As complex carbs, they digest slowly and raise blood sugars gradually — keeping you from a spike and drop-off.

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