Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes and Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipes

Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes and Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipes - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex NorthSlow Cooker Sweet Potatoes and Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipes - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex NorthSlow Cooker Sweet Potatoes

Yields eight servings

This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan.

 

 

6 medium (2 lbs) sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes

11/2 cups organic applesauce

1/3 cup maple syrup

2 Tbsp coconut oil

1 tsp ground cinnamon

Place sweet potatoes in a 2-to-3½-quart slow cooker.

Mix applesauce, maple syrup, coconut oil and cinnamon together and spoon over potatoes.

Cover and cook on low heat setting 6 to 8 hours or until potatoes are very tender.

Sprinkle with organic brown sugar and nuts in amount desired (optional) and enjoy.

 

Easy Pumpkin Pie

2 cups organic canned real pumpkin (not pumpkin filling)

1/2 cup honey

4 egg whites

1/4 tsp sea salt

11/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground ginger

1/4 tsp ground cloves

11/2 cups almond milk (or milk of choice)

1 readymade graham cracker crust

Combine all ingredients in bowl and mix well.

Pour in crust and bake for 15 minutes at 425 F and then reduce to 350 F for 45 minutes uncovered.

 

Recipes compliments of Leann Forst, MBA, CHHP, a board-certified health coach and owner GroovyBeets. Connect with her at 214-673-4788. For more information, healthy recipes, tips and ideas, visit GroovyBeets.com

 

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