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Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potato Wedges

Not that you need any more sweets this time of year, but this delicious dish gives you a little something to satisfy your sweet tooth while also keeping you filled with the many nutrients that sweet potatoes offer. Sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamin A/Beta-carotene, an important antioxidant giving this veggie its orange glow, which also helps your skin glow. It’s also low in calories and glycemic index which means it has a slower rate of sugar absorption.

Enjoy this dish as a side to your holiday meal this week!

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) light coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • dash of nutmeg, optional
  • sea salt, to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F (200 C).
  2. Combine all the ingredients, except sweet potatoes, in a large oven-safe skillet over medium heat on the stove, and bring to a boil. Stir to coat the potatoes well.
  3. Add sweet potatoes to an oven-safe pan then drizzle them with the warm liquid mixture – be sure to coat the sweet potatoes well.
  4. Place the pan into the oven for 45 minutes until potatoes are easily pierced with a fork.
  5. Sprinkle with sea salt and serve warm.This recipe was adapted from https://detoxinista.com/.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Servings: 4

Calories: 120

Fat: 1g

Trans Fat: 0.5g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 45mg

Carbohydrates: 28g

Fiber: 2g

Sugars: 15g

Protein: 1g