Gluten-Free Vegan Sweet Potato…

sweet potato casserole

sweet potato casserole

Instead of a traditional sweet potato stew made with butter, dairy, sugar, and some-more sugar, this seasonal recipe (and everyone’s new fav side dish) packs in real food reduction that won’t minister to a post-turkey day bloat.

This sweet potato stew with a pecan and oat pulp commanding recipe is vegan and gluten-free, creation it good for guest with dietary restrictions.

sweet potato casserole

sweet potato casserole

A Healthier Thanksgiving

There’s unequivocally no need to wear your elastic pants during Thanksgiving. In a parts, a Thanksgiving plate is done adult of tasty unfeeling side dishes along with a turkey (or vegducken) and maybe a cut of pumpkin pie.

The food coma (and need to put on looser pants) comes when the unfeeling side dishes some-more mostly resemble desserts or diseased junk food than their healthy origins.

Instead of loading adult on bread-filled stuffing and gravy, puncture into vegetable filled sides like Brussels sprouts, kale salad, butternut squish soup, and this tasty honeyed potato casserole.

sweet potato casserole

sweet potato casserole

sweet potato casserole

sweet potato casserole

sweet potato casserole

sweet potato casserole

Sweet Potato: A Healthy Thanksgiving Staple

Sweet potatoes are a tasty (and necessary!) further to a Thanksgiving meal. When prepared in a nutritious way (without all that butter and sugar!), they’re certain to keep blood sugarine levels offset while providing a healthy source of starchy carbohydrates.

Compared to white potatoes, honeyed potatoes arrange most revoke on a glycemic index and exaggerate a aloft firmness of nutrients. They’re a abounding source of numerous antioxidants, potassium, vitamins A and C, and vitamin B6 which support appetite and metabolism.

There’s no need to tip your honeyed potato stew with artificially honeyed marshmallows – make a pulp instead. Although customarily indifferent for desserts, a pulp is a tasty approach to supplement in some-more nutrients, healthy fats, and a tasty hardness to a normal honeyed potato dish.

Including fat (from a nuts and coconut oil in a crumble) in honeyed potato-containing dishes is a best approach to take full advantage of the  beta-carotene benefits of this bottom vegetable. Recent investigate has shown that a smallest of 3 to 5 grams of fat per plate significantly increases uptake of beta-carotene from honeyed potatoes.

Note: if guest have gluten attraction or Celiac disease, make certain to squeeze approved gluten-free rolled oats. For bulb allergies, barter pecans with sunflower seeds and buckwheat groats. Happy Thanksgiving!

sweet potato casserole

sweet potato casserole

 Sweet Potato Casserole with a Pecan and Oat Crumble Topping

Serves 4-6


Sweet Potato Casserole:
3 pounds honeyed potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp uninformed grated nutmeg
¼ crater maple syrup
½ crater unsweetened almond milk
Pinch of sea salt

Crumble Topping:
½ crater rolled oats
1 heaping crater pecans
2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
2 Tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp cinnamon
Pinch of sea salt


Preheat oven to 375° F.

Peel and clout honeyed potatoes into little cubes and place in a vast pot and cover with cold water.

Bring H2O to a boil, revoke feverishness to a simmer, and kindly boil potatoes for 10-15 minutes, or until potatoes can simply be pierced with a fork. Drain.

In a vast bowl, blender, or a bottom of an electric mixer, supplement potatoes, cinnamon, nutmeg, maple syrup, almond milk, and sea salt. Beat/blend until potatoes are well-spoken and whipped, about a notation or two. Spread churned potatoes into a bottom of a stew dish.

Now ready a crunchy topping. In a food processor or blender supplement in oats, pecans, sea salt, and cinnamon and routine for 5-10 seconds or until nuts turn somewhat chopped. Don’t over routine your oats and pecans – we wish them to have some texture!

Pour oat and bulb reduction into a little play and supplement in maple syrup and coconut oil. Use your hands to entirely brew and clump a reduction into crumbles.

Sprinkle a pulp in an even covering on tip of a honeyed potato casserole. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a pulp is easily browned on top. Spoon out and enjoy!

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Photos by Kate Gavlick

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Kate Gavlick

Kate is a Nutritionist with a Master’s of Nutrition from a National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon and a blogger and photographer of Vegukate. Kate believes in nutritive a whole physique with real, colourful dishes that feed a mind, body, soul, gut, and each singular small cell. Her truth is elementary when it comes to food and nourishment: cut a processed junk, listen to your body, eat by a seasons, eat plates and bowls filled with color, highlight less, and suffer each singular bite. When she’s not cooking in her too little Portland kitchen, Kate can be found perusing farmer’s markets, doing barre classes, hiking, reading, and exploring.

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