Recipes: Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Who says sweet potatoes need to be slathered in marshmallows. I made these the other night much to the delight of my dining companion. Try them out for yourself – they’re super-easy to prepare. Sweet potatoes are loaded with beta carotene, vitamin B6 which can help lower your levels of homocysteine, and they can stabilize your blood sugar and lower insulin resistance. So try some today if you want to get healthier

Spiced Sweet Potatoes

2 -4  organic sweet potatoes, washed and cut into quarters
1-2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter) or olive oil
Cinnamon powder
Cardamom powder (optional)
Cayenne pepper (optional)
Sea salt

Method: Place cut sweet potatoes into a steamer over a pot of boiling water. Steam until soft (about 10 – 15 minutes depending on size – check by poking with a fork). Sprinkle quarters with spices as desired and drizzle with oil or ghee. Serve and enjoy.


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