Honey Spiced Sweet Potatoes

I don’t know about you, but I am not a fan of those candied yams/sweet potatoes commonly found on holiday dinner tables. All the sticky, gooey, sweet stuff is just too much for me. Whose idea was it to put marshmallows on sweet potatoes anyway? Way to ruin a perfectly good dish. :p

 

With the holidays just around the corner, and sweet potatoes in my pantry, I thought it was high time I came up with a redeeming healthy substitute. And I think these do the job.  ; )

 
 

The perfect amount of sweet, and a touch of wonderful holiday spice, without the gooey sugary-ness. I could eat these all year round.

Honey Spiced Sweet Potatoes
Free of grain, gluten, eggs & refined sugar, with dairy-free option.
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Ingredients
  1. 4 sweet potatoes
  2. 1/4 c. butter (or coconut oil, for dairy-free)
  3. 2 T. coconut oil
  4. 2 T. honey
  5. 2 t. molasses
  6. 1/2 t. cinnamon
  7. 1/4 t. ginger
  8. 1/2 - 1 t. kosher salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Wash sweet potatoes, peel if you like (it's not necessary), chop into uniform 1/2 inch cubes, and place them in a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  3. Over low heat, melt the butter and coconut oil. Stir in the honey, molasses, and spices.
  4. Drizzle over sweet potatoes, then sprinkle with salt. Stir to evenly coat, then bake for about 1/2 hour, or until potatoes are fork-tender.
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