May 16, 2014

Spiced Sweet Potato Fries

For those of you who find yourselves snacking on the weekend, let’s switch things up with a healthier alternative to a common guilty pleasure snack: french fries.

Spiced Sweet Potato Fries

Recipe from IIN grad Terry Walter’s Clean Food cookbook

Serves 6


  • 3-4 sweet potatoes or yams

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • Tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

  • Coarse sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Wash potatoes and remove blemish spots and dried ends. Slice into sticks and place in large bowl.

  3. Drizzle on remaining ingredients and toss to distribute evenly.

  4. Spread coated potatoes in single layer on cookie sheet and bake 10 minutes.

  5. Remove from oven, flip slices and bake another 10-20 minutes or until tender and browned (cooking time will vary depending on thickness of potato slices). Serve hot & enjoy!

You may also enjoy these Sweet Potato Chips.

What are you favorite guilty pleasure snacks? How do switch them up into healthy alternatives?


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