Curb Your Carb Craving With This Appetizing Sweet Potato Pasta Recipe!

There’s nothing like enjoying a big bowl of pasta on your cheat day but what if you have a carb craving mid week that you just HAVE to satisfy?! I’ve found the solution to trick your body and it’s a Sweet Potato Pasta recipe!! Your brain will totally think you’re loading up on heavy carbs when really you’re fueling your body with the nutritious superfood that is sweet potato!

High in fiber, sweet potatoes are also filled with numerous amounts of vitamins and minerals such as calcium, iron, vitamin C and most B vitamins. This root vegetable is also high in an antioxidant known as beta-carotene which once consumed converts into vitamin A. Still looking for another reason to add sweet potato into your diet? It’s actually recommended to eat the peel (whew one less step in the kitchen!) because it contains antioxidants that help to reduce the risk of cancer! So a part from being delicious and being able to be cooked in a variety of ways, sweet potatoes are SUPER good for ya hence why it’s called a superfood!

In just 20 minutes, you can whip up this recipe and give your taste buds a pleasant treat! Don’t worry if you don’t have a spiralizer to make the noodles, Sweet Potato Noodles are now available in health food stores!

If you’re lookin’ to add some extra flavor to this recipe then I suggest loading up on toppings such as garlic, kale, roasted tomatoes, grated cheese or even sautéed mushrooms! Have fun with this Sweet Potato Pasta and customize it to your liking! The possibilities are endless!

How to Make Sweet Potato Toast

Toast is an easy, fail proof, and delicious way to enjoy breakfast or brunch and can be made savory, sweet, or with avocado! Unfortunately, not everyone can eat toast as frequently as they would like to. Some people prefer to eat whole, unprocessed foods, while others are gluten-free, paleo-friendly, or too nutrient dense to indulge in toast.
Enter: the sweet potato.

Sweet potatoes are a great alternatives to toast. High in beta-carotene, they can help keep your hair, eyes, and nails healthy—just like carrots! They, of course, are also super delicious and much better for you than the standard bread.

This sweet potato toast trend went viral a while back and still makes an appearance on Instagram and Pinterest so today I’ll teach you how to make your own with 4 vegan topping suggestions!

TOPPING SUGGESTIONS

  • almond butter + banana + cinnamon
  • tahini + fig + agave
  • avocado + chili flakes + lime
  • crunchy almond butter + frozen mixed berries + hemp seeds
  • hummus + cucumber slices + paprika
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