Looking for a new addition to your holiday dinner menu? We have a tasty Casserole recipe which uses the most natural of sweeteners to enhance the flavor! Other than being naturally sweet these potatoes are packed with tons of vitamins and minerals.
Food and nutrition expert Frances Largeman-Roth shares her version of sweet potato casserole. This healthier, light recipe includes sweet potatoes, unsweetened almond milk, brown sugar, ground nutmeg, ground cinnamon, vanilla extract, eggs, pecans, salt, and mini marshmallows.
Take two pounds of sweet potatoes, peel them, cube them and cover in water to bring to a boil for about 20-25 minutes.
In a bowl take three quarters of a cup of unsweetened almond milk, half a cup of brown sugar, half a teaspoon of vanilla extract, a quarter teaspoon each of nutmeg and cinnamon and one egg. Add in sweet potatoes and blend.
Once whipped, take a 9 x 13 tray and spray with cooking spray. Transfer potatoes into dish. Top with pecans and mini-marshmallows. Place in oven at 375 degrees for 20 minutes. This is a healthy and sweet Christmas dish to enjoy with your family and friends.
Sweet potatoes pose many nutritional benefits, all because they are sweet doesn't mean it will cause your blood sugar to spike, the natural sugars are slowly released into the blood stream giving you an even balance. These potatoes are rich in potassium and dietary fibers which are great if you suffer from digestive problems!