Kid-Friendly Vegetarian Holiday Recipes: Maple Pecan Yams

Photo:  Attribution Some rights reserved by mbrubeckMaple yams are a great alternative to candied yams

Maple yams are a great alternative to candied yams

Another holiday recipe that I never cared for a child are candied yams. They were way too sweet and coupled with marshmallows is just too bizarre.  Typically, we just cook yams like baked potatoes and call it good, but last Thanksgiving I discovered this recipe my children adored.

Maple Pecan Yams

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  In a large pot of salted boiling water, add:

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