Cinnamon Sweet Potato Fries

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Fries

Betsy’s cinnamon sweet potato fries are the perfect side for summer grilling. After all, what is a better combination than sweet potato and cinnamon? These sweet potato almond butter fries are to die for, and you can’t stop at just one! Feel good as you fill up with the perfect combination of protein and healthy carbs. Loaded with vitamin A, fiber, and the goodness of chia with keep you coming back for more.

Ingredients:

3 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Sunflower Seed Butter

1 large sweet potato, sliced like fries

1 tbsp. sunflower oil (or canola)

1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper

1/2 tsp. coarse kosher salt

Black pepper, to taste

Step By Step Sweet Potato Fries Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Preheat oven to 400°F.

Step 2: Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper (to avoid mess).

Step 3: In a small bowl, whisk together Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Seed Butter, oil, salt and peppers. Set aside.

Step 4: Put sweet potato strips in a medium bowl and pour liquid mixture over top. Use spoon or hands to coat each potato strip.

Step 5: Transfer sweet potato fries to cookie sheet, spreading them out to allow for even baking.

Step 6: Bake 15 minutes, then remove pan and use a spatula to flip the fries. Bake another 20 minutes.

Step 6: Remove pan and flip one more time. Bake 5-10 minutes – until fries are slightly crisp.

Step 7: Enjoy your cinnamon sweet potato fries!

Say good-bye to regular french fries. Our cinnamon sweet potato fries are so healthy and super delicious it will be a family favorite for sure. Please let us know how much you liked this healthy side dish recipe.  Was it #LoveAtFirstTaste?

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IIf you are savvy food label reader, here is why you need a homemade almond milk recipe. Most almond milk buyers are trying to lead a healthy lifestyle, but those ingredients on the almond milk containers are suspicious.  Carrageen, soy lethecin, and other preservatives – really????  Why deal with that when making your own almond milk at home is super easy, inexpensive, and even better tasting then the store bought varieties?

Ingredients:

2 heaping TBS Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

2 C filtered water

1 tsp Himalayan pink salt

Step By Step Homemade Almond Milk Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Blend all-ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Step 2: Store in refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Step 3: Shake before each use.

Step 4: Enjoy your delicious almond milk.

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Sweet Potato Toast Recipe

Toss the bread and use sweet potato instead! These creative ideas will give a new and innovative way to make a superfood swap to your morning routine.

  • 1 sweet potato
  • 2 tablespoons Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut or Seed Butter
  • cinnamon, coconut, nuts/seeds or fresh fruit for toppings (optional)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Wash the sweet potato and slice lengthwise into long slices about 1/4 in thick. Place on cookie sheet and place in the oven. Bake about 20 min or until just soft enough to pierce with a fork, but not too soft where it feels like mush. Remove and allow to cool. Top with Betsy’s Best and add your favorite topping.

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