Winter is the perfect time to enjoy a wholesome meal with the king of all root vegetables, the majestic sweet potato. When combined with the tasty deliciousness of the coconut, you’ve got a highly nutritional and grounding snack. Considering that December is typically an endless chain of heavy meals and quiet regret, now is the perfect time to get back on a healthy diet without breaking an already strained piggy bank.
Fun Fact: Do you know the difference between mashed and smashed potatoes? The letter S, which stands for “Leave the Skin On." Multiple studies have found potato skins to contain high amounts of potassium, vitamins B & C, and fiber.
This dish is often accused of tasting like Thanksgiving dinner without all of the yelling and football. Preparation is neither complicated nor time-consuming. Surprisingly simple and extremely flavorful, this recipe is fool-proof, flavor-full, and guilt-free (not to mention gluten- and dairy-free as well).
Dairy-Free Smashed Coconut Sweet Potatoes
Serves: 1 (double up as necessary)
Prep time: 25 minutes-ish