Sweet Potato Casserole with Apricots [RECIPE]

Sweet Potato Casserole with Apricots
Your guests will love this variation of sweet potato casserole because of its secret ingredient: apricots! (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Although we both love sweet potatoes, whether they are simply baked, cut into wedges and roasted, or turned into our fan-favorite sweet potato spoon bread. But growing up in the South, I sometimes get a hankering for sweet potato casserole. While Heather finds the traditional recipe topped with marshmallows too sweet for her liking, she actually enjoys eating this version because it is subtly sweetened with the secret ingredient: diced dried apricots! Nearly all the ingredients in this dish are orange, so your family probably won’t even notice the apricots are in there until they take a bite and ask, “What’s that I’m tasting? It’s yummy!” It makes for a fun guessing game and a tasty side.

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Banana Crunch Muffins [RECIPE]

Banana Crunch Muffins
Our Banana Crunch Muffins are jam packed with real fruit flavor. But it is our homemade granola, walnuts and coconut that give it that tempting crunchy goodness. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

We always seem to have bananas hanging around in various stages of ripeness. When they’re almost blackened, but still somewhat firm, it is the perfect time to make this brunch favorite. Topped with a crunchy simple granola and packed with tasty, healthy goodies like coconut and fruit, our Banana Crunch Muffins are a portable treat perfect for the kiddies to grab on their way out the door so they still get a bit of breakfast, even if they are running a little behind schedule.

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