This is my favourite, fool proof way to make mashed sweet potatoes. Easy as 1..2..3 and the perfect side for chicken, fish or beef dinners! In this post, I break down just how easy it is to make simple mashed sweet potatoes with my best tips!
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Before I went Paleo, mashed potatoes were one of my favourite things to have with sausages. In the UK, we call this dish “bangers and mash” and it included a lot of gravy! Now, I still have bangers and mash but with sweet potatoes instead!
Sweet potatoes are healthy and packed full of nutrients, they are actually somewhat classified as a “superfood”. The thing about sweet potatoes is they are complex carbs – yes, they are still carbs but they are the better kind.
Complex carbs are high in fiber and take their sweet time to digest meaning they are more filling and actually aid weight control. The time it takes actually aids the management of blood sugar spikes. More info here
I love sweet potatoes because they are naturally gluten free, vegan, versatile, as you can see in many of my sweet potato recipes and the perfect carb for the Paleo diet. As they are still high in carbs, sweet potatoes are not keto friendly. Sweet potatoes can be baked, fried, mashed, juiced, boiled – possibilities are really endless.Continue Reading…