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Okay, so there's no protein to tide you over until dinner... But a baked sweet potato is one of our favorite quick, vegetarian meals. And the jazzed-up butter makes it so much more interesting.

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The butter is a simple mixture of chopped pecans, shallots, and maple syrup—such a great combination of salty and sweet. We even think a little chopped bacon on top would fit right in and make it more filling.

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