Easy Sweet Potato Recipes | Sweet Potatoes 3 Ways

Sweet Potatoes, 3 Ways - Mindful Daze Blog

Sweet potatoes are a staple in my life. There is never a time where my kitchen doesn’t have any. They are so versatile and satisfying, and make for a great healthy on-the-go snack. Here are three effortless ways I like to enjoy mine, how do you enjoy yours?

*poke a couple holes in your potatoes, and bake in the oven at 425 F until tender (about 1 hour give or take, depending on how big they are)

 

Mexican Stuffed Potato

Why I love this recipe: Its hearty & satisfying, I usually have all of the ingredients on hand, it’s low in fat, non-vegans love it, and it taste so amazing. 

Ingredients:

-Whole cooked black beans

-Chili lime jackfruit from Upton’s Naturals (found at most Whole Foods or here)

-Raw or frozen corn

-Red bell pepper

-Cilantro

-Avocado or guacamole

-Squeeze of half a lime

-Top with salsa

 

Chickpea Mediterranean

Why I love this recipe: its comforting and flavorful, healthy and satiating, and different then your normal stuffed potato.

Ingredients:

-Whole cooked chickpeas

-Diced fresh tomatoes

-Drizzle of tahini (I like to use the tahini sauce from Trader Joes)

-Dollop of humus

-Squeeze of half a lemon

-Parsley to taste

-Sprinkle with garlic salt (optional)

 

Sweet & Satisfying

Why I love this recipe: it’s sweet and extremely simple, a healthy dessert, a fun way to eat a potato,  satisfies all my sweet tooth cravings, coconutty goodness, and smells heavenly.

Ingredients:

-Dollop of coconut cream (you can get this in a can from Trader Joes) or coconut based ice cream

-Drizzle maple syrup

-Cinnamon to taste

-Vanilla bean powder to taste

-Garnish with crushed pecans

 

*for optimal nutrition I use organic ingredients when possible

 

 

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