Roasted Caramelized Sweet Potatoes

It’s the weekend and we hope you’re doing exactly what weekends are for…relaxing and eating!! Actually, they are probably more about getting stuff done around the house or birthday parties or visiting with family. However, we hope you are spending a few hours prepping your meals for the week. Just a few hours on the weekend can keep you on track with a clean diet for the entire week. While you’re meal prepping why not cook yourself a treat that’s on the healthier side? On this wonderful Friday, we have a recipe for Roasted Caramelized Sweet Potatoes. This little gem may help satisfy your sweet tooth while hanging around the house this weekend. They can be paired with a grilled steak and salad for a well rounded healthy-ish cheat type of meal. We hope you enjoy! 

Here’s the list of what you will need:

  • Sweet potatoes
  • Honey/Maple syrup
  • Cinnamon
  • Real Vanilla
  • Dates (optional)
  • Flaked unsweetened coconut
  • Sea Salt

Follow these directions to make this simple recipe: 

Cut sweet potatoes into 1/4’s, and place on a baking sheet lined with tin foil. Bake on high heat (375-400) for about 45-60 minutes. Remove pan from oven, top with maple syrup or honey (OR BOTH), cinnamon, vanilla, and shove the dates INTO each slice. Finally, top with flakes of coconut and salt, and place back into the oven until all is melted (about 15 minutes). Remove, let cool, and enjoy.

This recipe was found at http://romanfitnesssystems.com/articles/paleo-friendly-cheat-day/.

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