Caramelised Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Caramelised Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipe

The coconut sugar transforms this dish into a sublime gastronomic experience. Sweet potatoes are rich in prebiotic fibres and great for gut health, so rest assured that there will be no Santa belly!

Caramelised Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipe

By: Lee Holmes

Sweet and Crispy, a perfect side in the holiday season, rich in fibre and taste.



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  • 2 tsp coconut sugar
  • ¼ tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 6 sweet potatoes, peeled & cut into long batons
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted


  • Preheat the oven to 180ºC.
  • In a large bowl, mix the coconut sugar, nutmeg and salt. Add the sweet potato and coconut oil and toss until the sweet potato is well coated.
  • Spread out the sweet potato on a baking tray. Bake for about 1 hour, until deep golden brown all over turning halfway through.


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Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes is a nutritionist, yoga and meditation teacher, wholefoods chef, Lifestyle Food Channel’s Healthy Eating Expert, blogger and author of the best-selling books Supercharged Food: Eat Your Way to Health, Supercharged Food: Eat Yourself Beautiful, Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian, Heal your Gut, Eat Right for Your Shape and Supercharged Food for Kids.

Lee’s food philosophy is all about S.O.L.E. food: sustainable, organic, local and ethical. Her main goal is to alter the perception that cooking fresh, wholesome, nutrient-rich meals is difficult, complicated and time-consuming. From posting recipes, her passion to share her autoimmune disease story and help others has snowballed and the blog has recently taken home the overall prize at the Bupa Health Influencer Awards as well as the best blog in the Healthy Eating category. She also runs a four-week online Heal Your Gut program.

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