PALEO SWEET POTATO WAFFLES

Enjoy this recipe for an exciting and healthy twist on breakfast in the fall and winter months.  Eating seasonal foods like sweet potato is great during this time.  Swap out your chilly smoothie for a warming, sweet potato waffle!  

 

TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes

PREP TIME: 10 minutes

COOK TIME: 20 minutes 

Serves: 2 servings 

 

INGREDIENTS

About 1 1/2 cups sweet potato, peeled and grated

2 eggs

2 tbsp coconut flour

1 ripe avocado

2 green onions, finely diced

1 lime, freshly squeezed

2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro

hot sauce (optional)

sea salt and pepper

non-stick coconut oil spray

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat waffle iron. In a large bowl, stir together grated sweet potato, one egg, coconut flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Spray waffle iron generously with nonstick spray. Spoon one half of the sweet potato mixture into the center of the waffle iron. Close the lid and cook for 5-8 minutes, or until the waffle begins to turn medium golden brown. Remove waffle and repeat with second half of the batter.

While waffles cook, poach or fry eggs. Peel and pit avocado. Mash together with diced green onions and lime juice. Salt and pepper to taste.

Drizzle with hot sauce, if desired.

 

NOTES

You do not need a waffle iron to enjoy this recipe!  You can use this batter to make Sweet Potato Pancakes instead!