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  • Writer's pictureMary Ann

Rising Country Artist, Andrea Vasquez, Shares her Thanksgiving Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Roasted Sweet Potatoes side dish

“This is one of my favorites to make on Thanksgiving. I’m a huge sweet potato fan and this is also a healthier side dish you can feel good about eating so you can save room for all the other Thanksgiving goodies.”

You’ll need:

Sweet potatoes

Olive oil


Black pepper


Cinnamon (yes, cinnamon!) Preheat your oven to 420 degrees.Chop up your sweet potatoes into small cubes on a chopping board. Drizzle a generous amount of olive oil onto them. (This makes them easier to roast)Sprinkle salt, black pepper, oregano and cinnamon onto your sweet potato and try to distribute evenly. With clean hands, mix around the sweet potatoes to make sure they are all evenly coated in oil and spice. Transfer on baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes. Let them cool. Serve and enjoy!

Powerhouse vocals and unstoppable attitude combine in the petite package that is Andrea Vasquez.  Her latest single Runnin’ Wild has been picked up by the New Music Nashville playlist on Spotify and has racked up more than 43k streams since its release.

Born in L.A. to an extremely musical family she started playing violin, piano and guitar at a young age inspiring her to also begin writing her own songs.  A move back to California would become the catalyst to pursuing music.  After finishing school, Andrea packed up for Nashville to realize her dream of a career in country music.  

In Nashville she released her first single Sugar Coat It which surpassed 100k streams on Spotify and took Andrea on her first radio tour.  Visiting stations and playing in various new venues was a valuable experience that allowed her to expand her fan base.  With a growing name in Music City, Andrea has played notable venues and shows in Nashville including The Basement and Whiskey Jam. 

Visit Andrea Vasquez at her website and follow along with her on FacebookInstagram and YouTube.


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