Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes :)

INGREDIENTS

  • 6

    large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed

  • 1

    Tbs. cinnamon

  • 1

    tsp. nutmeg

  • 1

    Tbs. maple syrup

  • 1

    Tbs. olive oil

  • 1/2

    cup almond milk

  • 1

    cup pecans

  • 2

    Tbs. real honey

  • 1

    Tbs. cinnamon

DIRECTIONS

STEP 1: Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add in cubed sweet potatoes. Lower heat and simmer for about 15 minutes until potatoes have softened. Drain the sweet potatoes and place back in the pot. Add in the almond milk, maple syrup, oil and spices and mash or whip with a mixer until a smooth even consistency has been reached. Season with fresh ground black pepper and a pinch of sea salt to taste.
STEP 2: In a bowl mix toegether Pecans, honey and cinnamon until the pecans are completely covered. If you want a more crumbly topping you may crush the Pecans using a food processor before mixing in the honey and cinnamon.
STEP 3: Coat a Baking Dish with fat-free cooking spray. Evenly spread the mashed sweet potatoes in the dish. Top with Honey Pecan blend. Place in oven preheated to 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

AUTHOR NOTES

Sweet Potatoes are another Thanksgiving tradition that can seem impossible to make healthy.

COMMENTS 2

  1. Tara | Treble in the Kitchen says:

    Just made this recipe as a tester for Thanksgiving and added vanilla extract to the sweet potatoes and it was amazing! Definitely a crowd pleaser :)

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