If you haven’t met Christina of A Soulful Twist, get to know her and her cooking with today’s recipe, sautéed sweet potatoes, lightened up. Christina has a wonderfully informative bio on her blog which left me feeling like, yeah, we could be friends. I enjoyed getting to know her virtually. Let her know what you think of her blog. I’ve discovered lots of good recipes there, and I’m lovin’ it!
And I exchanged butter for my other new love, ghee, for it’s health benefits AND taste. Calling all butter lovers! Ghee has the milk protein casein removed, is high in vitamins A, D, E, and K, and may protect from cancer.
Didn’t miss the Hennessy a bit. Hubby asked “what did you put in those yams???” My reply… “My foot.” This was so good that I declined a bowl of ice cream and opted for a second helping of yummy yams for dessert instead.
1 large yam
1 tablespoon coconut butter
1 tablespoon ghee
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of kosher or sea salt
Poke several holes in the yam and
-microwave until soft in the center (maybe 10 minutes)
-or wrap in foil and bake until tender (maybe 30 minutes at 350).
Taste and adjust seasonings to your liking. Serve while hot and watch them smile! Serves 4.