Your kids will want to try this sweet side dish. The bright orange color makes it fun to eat.
Heat oven to 350°F. Wash and dry sweet potatoes. Slice each potato in half lengthwise. Rub oil over entire sweet-potato halves. Place in baking dish, cut side up.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast 40 to 50 minutes, or until tender. When the potatoes are ready, juice the orange.
Score the cut surface, and spoon orange juice over top. Let cool 10 minutes.