Whole30 Sweet Potato Pie Delight


If you enjoy sweet potatoes and if you are an almond butter fanatic like me, then you will LOVE this recipe. Even hubs was a HUGE fan of it. I found the original idea for the recipe from Healthy Liv (click here to see the original recipe), but modified it to my own liking along with adding my own unexpected twists and turns. Check out our Whole30 Challenge: Day 24 to read more!

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Whole30 Sweet Potato Pie Delight

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 sweet potato

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 2 tablespoons coconut milk

  • sea salt

"LET'S TALK ABOUT TOPPINGS":

  • 1 tablespoon almond butter

  • cinnamon spiced pecans (recipe below)

  • raisins

  • coconut

  • slivered almonds

  • whatever else you think would be tasty

STEPS:

  1. Bake sweet potatoes (or nuke them in the microwave to save time).

  2. Scoop out potatoes from skins and mash with cinnamon, coconut milk, and sea salt.

  3. Drizzle almond butter on potatoes and add your choice of toppings.

NOTE:

  • See "Whole30 Cinnamon-Spiced Roasted Pecans" recipe below.

Now that you have that recipe on your MUST-TRY list, here is the recipe for the Whole30 Cinnamon-Spiced Roasted Pecans.

Whole30 Cinnamon-Spiced Roasted Pecans

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/3 cup pecans

  • 2 tablespoons coconut milk

  • cinnamon

  • sea salt

NOTE:

  • If you don't have coconut milk, coconut oil can work too.

STEPS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Cover baking sheet with aluminum foil (to minimize cleanup).

  3. Combine coconut milk and almonds in small bowl. Stir to coat almonds. Place almonds on foil.

  4. Lightly sprinkle with cinnamon and sea salt.

  5. Bake for 5 minutes.

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