Roasted Sweet Potatoes (Side Dish, THM, E)

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet Potatoes are a sweet little gem of a root.  They are high in Vitamin A as well as many other nutrients.  They taste great and they are a perfect way for Trim Healthy Mama’s to their E meals going.  These little cubes work great as a side dish or added to salads and soups.  They are great right out of the oven but I usually store them in a container in the fridge to be added to anything that I want  some healthy, sweet tasting carbs added to.

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes:

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3 to 4 cups of cubed, peeled sweet potatoes

1 Tbls of Coconut Oil

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp salt

1 tsp Paprika, (I like the smoked one but regular will work too)

A sprinkle of Black or Cayenne Pepper

Preheat oven to 375. Cube Sweet Potatoes and put into a mixing bowl.  Add melted coconut oil (or other oil of your choice) and mix well with hands being sure to evenly coat the pieces.  Add spices and stir to distribute.  Pour onto a baking dish.  Bake at 375 for 30 min or until they are softened and slightly browned.  You may want to stir them once or twice during baking.  Sometimes at the end, I like to turn the broiler on to get them a little more browned and crispy on the outside.  This is optional but if you do it you will want to watch them very closely.

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These are going to have about 27 carbs per cup and 3 grams of fat.  I usually like to use about 1/2 of a cup added to salads, soups or brown rice dishes.  They always feel like such a treat, added to just about anything.

 

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7 thoughts on “Roasted Sweet Potatoes (Side Dish, THM, E)

  1. Mmm, looks tasty. I recently made a great dip to go with my sweet potatoes. 0% Greek yogurt, franks hot sauce, a dash of sweetener and a little salt. It made me not miss the mayo I used to always have with fries.

    • Sorry, I have never tried it with anything but sweet potatoes. But if you do try with Butternut Squash, let us know how it goes… I just don’t know if it would be too soft but I am sure it would still taste great. No special pan… though a non-stick cookie sheet probably works the best.

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