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It’s a Sweet Potato type of day

November 13, 2017

Who doesn’t love sweet potatoes? If you don’t then you must exit this page immediately. I love sweet potato but I have a confession to make….I don’t like the pie. I love to make sweet potato souffle more than the pie. I have a quick recipe for you to make your own and when I say your own….this recipe is for one person. I promise you don’t have to share it. I just did a pancake recipe with sweet potatoes too if you want to check that out for a new take on breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 1 large or 2 small cooked sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon of granulated sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ¼ cup pecans

Take one or two (depending on the size I used two) potatoes and bake them until soft. Mash it up until you get about two cups of potatoes.

Mix all of your ingredients above with your mashed potatoes (add egg in last) Pour into a small dish

I use a small glass dish that I have just for me but you can use a ramekin dish Whatever you use grease it or spray it down with pam

Put your pecans on top and bake for about 20 minutes on 350 degrees

You can add marshmallows if you want I hate it but some people love it.

Don’t add this until you have baked the above. Add your marshmallows and then put back in the oven for 10 minutes or until marshmallows are brown.

I am not sharing my dish with anyone but I can share with you some other sweet potato recipes that you have to make this holiday season

Apples and Sweet Potato…this is a must try

After all this Halloween Candy…low carb is the it thing to do

Honey is a secret that must be kept to yourself when it comes to sweet potato .Y’all can’t share this one

Pecans in Sweet potato is like heaven on earth

I worked for a Paleo company on social media a while back….learned a lot of things

This makes my pancake recipe above look like dirt

Ok…..I think we have gone too far with the dinner rolls (will make this immediately)

I am not a baker but if I can find someone to do this for me….

My slow cooker is my baby and to know that I can cook this in it….#winning

I see that Pumpkin season isn’t over until maybe Christmas

This Sweet Potato dish would make a great side item

For all my gluten-free people this one is for you

I still haven’t used my pressure cooker, now I may have to bring it out

I love easy dishes and this is an easy one

I love this one and the photography…..yes I am a photographer so this one speaks to my photo soul

So there you have it….some great holiday dishes for you to try that are easy and fits every lifestyle. Tell me how you make your sweet potato? I just noticed there was no sweet potato pie on this list. If you have a sweet potato pie recipe put the link in the comments and I will share in my newsletter/ Facebook page!

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    robin rue
    November 13, 2017 at 12:56 pm

    There are no sweet potatoes eaten in our house, but I know my Nana loves them. People either love them or hate them 🙂

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    Alli Smith
    November 13, 2017 at 1:11 pm

    I don’t like marshmallows anywhere near my sweet potatoes! I always make our favorite sweet potato casserole for Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite side dish. Now I’m craving sweet potatoes.

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    Heather
    November 13, 2017 at 1:19 pm

    I love sweet potatoes. They are great on their own, but I have a few recipes I make with them that my family enjoys.

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    Amber Myers
    November 13, 2017 at 1:26 pm

    Yum, I just love sweet potatoes. I tend to make mine unhealthy with cinnamon butter and marshmallows though. But I’m still eating a sweet potato at least 😉

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    Maureen @Scoops of Joy
    November 13, 2017 at 1:39 pm

    I am in love with sweet potatoes hahaha they’re a bit tricky to find here in Indonesia tho. I will have to check out all of your recipes here and pin them to try the next time I could find sweet potato.

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    Terri Beavers
    November 13, 2017 at 2:09 pm

    Every day can be a sweet potato type of day as far as I’m concerned. I’m on a hunt for recipe’s like yours because I just bought a big box of them from the Farmer’s Market.

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    Joi Light
    November 13, 2017 at 2:32 pm

    Sweet potatoes will always be welcome in our house over pumpkin any day! lol These were some great options for sweet potatoes, thanks for the info!

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    candy
    November 13, 2017 at 3:16 pm

    We grow sweet potatoes and they store really well in a cool dark place. Can’t have the holidays without fixing couple different sweet potato dishes.

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    Natasha
    November 13, 2017 at 3:25 pm

    I LOVE YOUR STYLE! Make it for YOURSELF! I often get in trouble at home for making single servings of things. The side-eyes that I get from my husband and children are HILARIOUS! But that’s okay. I’mma keep doing me. This looks delicious. My dad isn’t a custard pie eater, but we’ll see if he’ll try this for Thanksgiving.

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    Anosa
    November 13, 2017 at 4:24 pm

    I love sweet potatoes! My very quick way to eat it is just to boil it and when eating, I just dip it over the brown sugar. Sometimes eating it all alone especially when I want to take a diet.

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    Bernetta
    November 13, 2017 at 4:46 pm

    I love the feature image on this post! It’s a beauty. I love sweet potatoes too. I need to be more creative with them though.

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    Tione
    November 13, 2017 at 4:50 pm

    I have never tried sweet potato pancake and this is my first time hearing about it. Back in my country we mostly bake sweet potato pudding which I love so much…

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    Lisa
    November 13, 2017 at 5:16 pm

    We love sweet potatoes. Pie and all. Bake a big one and add some butter and cinnamon and you have a great side.

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    Jenn @ EngineerMommy
    November 13, 2017 at 5:23 pm

    Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite foods. We have a bunch of recipes for Thanksgiving that feature sweet potatoes. Everyone loves them!

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    Bridgid
    November 13, 2017 at 5:27 pm

    Hubby and my sister think I have a problem with how much I love sweet potatoes hahaha. I will definitely be checking out each and every one of these recipes today! And how can you not like the pie?! lol it’s so good

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    Sarah Bailey
    November 13, 2017 at 7:50 pm

    There really is something about sweet potatoes, they are really delicious – I must try and get some more soon!

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    Sarah Honey
    November 13, 2017 at 9:06 pm

    I love sweet potatoes. My whole family does thank goodness. They are such a simple side dish or meal and they are good for you!

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    Pam
    November 13, 2017 at 11:57 pm

    My daughter loves sweet potatoes.she is always trying some kind of new sweet potato recipe.

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    Anita
    November 14, 2017 at 1:50 am

    I love sweet potatoes! I love to melt butter on mine and added a pinch of brown sugar and nuts! Enjoyed your post.

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    Liz Mays
    November 14, 2017 at 2:14 am

    We do like to mnake things with sweet potatoes this time of year. This sounds like a pretty tasty dish for one!

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    Leah
    November 14, 2017 at 3:40 am

    Sweet potatoes are my absolute favorite thing ever! I used to eat a sweet potato every day for lunch! Best lunch ever.

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    Tiki
    November 14, 2017 at 6:10 am

    I love sweet potato anything but my daughters love when I make sweet potato casserole for the holidays.

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    Chubskulit Rose
    November 14, 2017 at 3:37 pm

    I love how you prepared it. MY inlaws way of preparing it is with marshmallows and butter and I am not a fan.

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    Nellie
    November 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm

    This looks amazing, I can’t wait to try it!! I am not the biggest fan of sweet potato but everyone else in my house loves it so I’ll make it!

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    Stacie
    November 14, 2017 at 4:20 pm

    Who doesn’t like sweet potatoes? Raises hand *me*! I’m learning to like them more now that I’m older so I’ll try them. Just a lil bit though.

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    Carissa
    November 14, 2017 at 4:31 pm

    I love sweet potatoes its one of my favorite items all throughout the year as well as during the holidays!

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    Ashleigh
    November 14, 2017 at 7:33 pm

    I just became a sweet potato fanatic last year. They were my saving grace when I was doing Whole 30!

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    valmg @ Mom Knows It All
    November 14, 2017 at 7:59 pm

    I don’t make sweet potatoes as I don’t really care much for them. Hubby on the other hand loves them, he would really enjoy this recipe.

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    EG III
    November 14, 2017 at 8:34 pm

    You don’t like the pie?!? Blasphemy I tell you! That’s just because you never had one of my mom’s sweet potato pies!! Personally, I like them roasted to the point where the skin just falls off and I enjoy them just as is in their natural state.

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    Dogvills
    November 14, 2017 at 10:19 pm

    Thank you for the recipe. Now I have something else to do with the sweet potatoes other than making sweet potato fries. Saving the recipe and making this on the weekend.

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    Kiwi
    November 15, 2017 at 12:10 pm

    I love sweet potato. Every keeps saying its pumpkin season I cant stand pumpkins give me a sweet potato!

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    MJ
    November 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    I’m always down for a good sweet potato. Making some today.

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    Kirstin Fuller
    November 16, 2017 at 2:10 am

    I love a good sweet potato pie! I will have to give your souffle recipe a whirl. I’m with you on the marshmallows. I’ll pass on those (lol).

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