Who’s craving comfort food? It’s been a chilly winter, especially here in the Pacific Northwest – we’re not used to so many days below 30 degrees! We’re bundling up during the day, adding blankets at night and wanting something warm and delicious to eat…sound about right? Well, since it’s January, I’m going to assume you have a laundry list of resolutions, one of them being to keep it clean with food! Which can be discouraging when you want comfort…but I promise, I have a recipe that is uber-healthy and soooooo good. It’s a definite staple in our home year-round and I’m sure you’re going to love it – Skinny Sweet Potato Wedges!
They have a little spice and plenty of sweetness – both kid and husband approved!
The recipe involves very few ingredients and is super simple to prepare!
Before I give you all the details on how to make these yummy wedges, here’s why they are good for you:
Sweet potatoes, the main ingredient in this recipe, are loaded with Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Iron, Magnesium and Beta Carotene – which in a combined effort, increases energy levels, improves your immune health, reduces stress, produces collagen, regulates heartbeat, and prevents blood sugar spikes.
Cinnamon sweetens up the recipe, as well as, boosts brain health, provides antioxidants, regulates your metabolism and fights infections.
I’ve been using Thrive Culinary Algae Oil for several months (see this post), and swear by its versatality! Thrive has 75% less saturated fat than olive oil, plus contains the highest level of monounsaturated fat (the good fat) than any other cooking oil. One tablespoon of Thrive Algae Oil has the equivalent good fat of one whole avocado (essential for heart health along with maintaining healthy blood sugar and healthy blood pressure). It also has a high smoke point, which means it stays stable over high heat – essential when making the Skinny Sweet Potato Wedges!
Since Thrive is made with Algae, which is one of the planet’s most sustainable food sources, you may be wondering what it tastes like. It actually has a really light, delicate flavor that is perfect for cooking, baking and salad dressings. I promise it does not taste like seaweed. :)
Cheers to delicious food!
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Thrive Algae Oil. The opinions expressed here represent my own, which I take great pride in providing pure honesty…because I’m OBSESSED with sharing the Good!