Breakfast/Brunch

Sweet Potato Toast (2 ways)

sweet-potato-toast

a sweet slice of toast, with delicious toppings for a guilt-free snack

Quite an easy method to get toast if you don’t want to eat too much bread. Sweet potatoes are a great source of fiber containing 3.8 grams for one medium sized of the tuber vegetable. They contain both soluble and insoluble sources of fiber which help reduce blood sugar spikes, the risk of diabetes, and improve gut health. Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamins like vitamins A, which is essential towards healthy vision, and vitamin C, which can increase immune system health when suffering from a cold. Sweet potatoes are versatile enough where they can be used in savory and sweet dishes. They are however high in carbs, with 27 grams of carbs in 1 medium sized vegetable. So if you are avoiding a high carb diet, keep sweet potatoes to a minimum in your diet.

Sweet Potato Toast (2 ways)

  • Servings: As desired
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Ingredients:

Sweet potato

Spinach
Mushrooms, sliced
Feta or goat cheese crumbles
Olive oil
Salt to taste
Cracked black pepper to taste

Hummus
Cherry tomatoes, sliced
Fresh dill

Directions:

  1. Slice sweet potato length-wise about ¼-inch thick pieces. Put in the toaster on high for 5 to 8 minutes depending on the strength of your toaster until cooked through.
  2. For Mushroom and Spinach Toast: Add a drizzle of olive oil to a hot pan on medium heat. Add mushrooms and allow to cook. Add spinach leaves and allow to reduce. Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper. Remove from heat and add as topping to sweet potato toast. Add feta cheese crumbles. Serve and enjoy.
  3. For Hummus and Tomato Dill Toast: Slather sweet potato toast with hummus of your choice. Add sliced cherry tomatoes and fresh dill to top. Serve and enjoy.

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