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Angie’s Recipe of the Day: “Candied” Sweet Potatoes- Paleo Style

Angie’s Recipe of the Day:  “Candied” Sweet Potatoes- Paleo Style

4 large Sweet Potatoes-peeled and cubed

1/2 cup honey

2 Tbsp coconut oil

1 tbsp cinnamon

2 tsp nutmeg

2 tsp allspice

1/2 tsp ginger

1/2 tsp cardamom

1/2 c dried cranberries

1/4 c pumpkin seeds

1/2 c pecan pieces

1/2c raisin medley

1/2 C coconut flakes

 

Heat oven to 350 -Wash and peel the skin from the sweet potatoes and cut into cubes.  Add enough water to cover potatoes in a pan and add 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp of nutmeg and a dash of sea salt. Bring to a boil and simmer until the potatoes are cooked soft.  Drain the water from the pan and pour the potatoes into a casserole dish, add the remaining ingredients and stir together till well blended.  Place in 350 oven for 20 minutes.

 

*** for a little non Paleo treat top with marshmallows and let them brown****    I will be trying this next time with coconut cream  on top-Stay tuned and I’ll let you know how this turns out.

 

Calories 109.1  

 Total Fat 3.6 g

Saturated Fat 3.0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1 g

Monounsaturated Fat 0.2 g   

Cholesterol 0.0 mg   

Sodium 8.6 mg   

Potassium 135.7 mg   

Total Carbohydrate 18.6 g

Dietary Fiber 2.0 g

Sugars 2.5 g  

 Protein 1.1 g

Vitamin A 266.8 %

Vitamin B-12 0.0 %

Vitamin B-6 8.5 %

Vitamin C 25.2 %

Vitamin D 0.0 %

Vitamin E 1.0 %

Calcium 1.5 %

Copper 5.6 %

Folate 2.3 %

Iron 2.2 %

Magnesium 1.7 %

Manganese 11.8 %

Niacin 2.2 %

Pantothenic Acid    3.9 %

Phosphorus     1.9 %

Riboflavin 5.8 %

Thiamin 2.9 %

Zinc 1.2 %

 

 

 

 

 

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