Sweet Potatoes are rich in calcium, magnesium, potassium, folate, Vit C & E, phosphorous and beta-carotene. They are easily digestible and highly nutritious. Excellent for reducing inflammation of the digestive tract, ulcers and poor circulation. Sweet potatoes are also detoxifying as they bind to heavy metals and help to remove them from the body. With this recipe, there are so many different variations that you can come up with, either sweet or savoury. It's GF, GrF, NF, Gaps friendly and can be DF too.
Preheat the oven to 180C. Grease and line a loaf tin.
Mix together all ingredients by hand or in a food processor. If you are making the savoury version blend in the herbs and spices then mix through any of the 'bulkier' ingredients like olive, grated zucchini, sun-dried tomatoes or cheese. If you are making the sweet version blend through the spices and honey and mix through fruit, nuts, seeds or coconut (whatever your chosen additional ingredients may be).
Check the loaf after 35-40 minutes then cover with foil and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes (time will depend on your oven).
Once ready, remove from the oven and allow to cool.
Serve warm, cold, fresh or toasted.
Savoury Option- have for breakfast topped with avocado, egg, pesto, tomato, smoked salmon, cooked mushrooms and/ or pesto and a sprinkle of Changing Habits dulse flakes. Or serve plain with just avocado or butter on top. Use for lunch's, snacks, or serve with homemade soups.
Sweet Option- Serve fresh or toasted with some sliced banana and nut/ seed butter or plain with butter on top.
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