As a kid, I definitely preferred sweet potatoes to regular potatoes, and always felt like I was pulling a bit of a coup when I got to eat something so sweet for dinner. The irony is that sweet potatoes are nutritional powerhouses, full of beta-carotene, vitamin A, and antioxidants.
At any time of year, but especially during this period of resolutions towards health, it's nice to squeeze in extra nutritional value where we can. Of course that's just one reason for baking with sweet potatoes—the other being that they add new depths of flavor to everything from cheesecake to biscuits to waffles. Click through the slideshow to check out these 13 ideas for baking with sweet taters.