Sweet potatoes are very rich in vitamin A, fiber, magnesium and beta-carotene. Beta-carotene may help protect against asthma and heart disease as well as reduce the risk of certain types of cancer. Plantains are part of the banana family and are great sources of vitamins A & C and fiber and potassium. Put the two together for great taste and nutrition. Today’s dish is roasted sweet potatoes and plantain mashed.