Cinnamon Sweet Potato Mash

When I first started autoimmune protocol I didn’t eat sweet potatoes. I don’t even remember why. I just didn’t. But I eventually began eating them every now and then. Then I noticed during the 21-Day Sugar Detox {level 3} that I was lagging considerably. So I became of the opinion that I need some starch to function optimally, have the energy I need to keep up with the littles, to keep up with Bugsy’s demand in the milk department {he was still nursing like a champ at the time!}, etc.

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While The Mister manned the bacon, I prepped the rest of our breakfast. Avocado & grapefruit – check. I wanted to mix things up and wanted a little starch, so I made a quick sweet potato mash. It truly couldn’t be simpler!

Back when I first made this recipe, Luv would share hers with Bugsy – and they both gobbled it up. 🙂

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Cinnamon Sweet Potato Mash
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Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: Paleo, Primal
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Serves: 4
 
A delicious, simple sweet potato mash! Great with any meal.
Ingredients
  • 2 organic sweet potatoes, washed well and sliced into 1-inch thick pieces
  • 2 TB organic extra virgin coconut oil
  • ½-1 tsp organic cinnamon, to taste
  • ¼ tsp organic ground cloves, to taste
  • Himalayan sea salt, to taste
Instructions
  1. Place sweet potatoes in the bottom of a steamer and steam until fork tender, 12-15 minutes.
  2. Remove from steamer and gently pour into a wide mouth quart-sized mason jar.
  3. Add coconut oil, cinnamon, cloves, and sea salt. Using an immersion blender, break up the sweet potatoes and whip to desired consistency.
 

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  4 comments for “Cinnamon Sweet Potato Mash

  1. January 27, 2014 at 6:14pm

    We have some sweet potatoes… I was thinking about making some oven-baked fries with them, but this looks good too!
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  2. January 27, 2014 at 7:08pm

    Ooh baked sweet potato fries are always good, too 😀
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