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I would like to offer yams to my boys (9 mos) for self feeding. What is the best way to prepare them?

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I would like to offer yams to my boys (9 mos) for self feeding. What is the best way to prepare them?

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Yams as in what Americans call yams (orange sweet potatoes) or tropical yams?

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ahhhh.... so there IS a difference! I'm talking about sweet potatoes.
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For self-feeding I'd say make sweet potato fries. Just peel the sweet potato/yam, slice it thinly like for steak fries, and coat the slices with olive oil and a little bit of salt. Then spread them on a baking sheet and bake at around 400 degrees until they're soft (maybe 20-25 minutes). Yummm.
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I would steam them, cube them, and them roll them in nutritional yeast so they are easier to gram.
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