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Roasted Sweet Potato & Avocado Bowls

A fun, festive food bowl that is simple and satisfying, this recipe is grain-free, nut-seed-oil free.  Add tortillas, corn chips to the bowl or veggie sticks for some crunch.

 

Sweet potatoes are great for you with many botanical benefits; they help support liver function are rich in essential vitamins + minerals + anti-oxidants, and resistant starches that support your microbiome, digestion, gut and brain health.

  • Serves2
  • Cooks in 30-40 mins
  • Prep time 10 mins
  • Healthy Fats
  • Anti Oxidants

    Anti-oxidant are phytonutrients that can help slow & prevent cellular damage from free radicals that can cause disease. Many plants contain anti-oxidants.

  • Anti Inflammatory

    Recipes have ingredients with anti-inflammatory nutrients and avoid common inflammatory foods like sugar, gluten, dairy and processed food. A whole food diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods can help relieve symptoms of inflammation within the body. Inflammation is at the root of most disease = dis-ease.

  • Grain Free

    Recipes are grain free. No grain diet can help reduce inflammation in people with chronic auto-immune diseases. AIP, Paleo, whole 30 some Low FODMAP diets.

  • Resistant Starch

Ingredients

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  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 6 cups salad greens
  • 1 cup herbs - cilantro, basil, parsley
  • Chipotle Hot Sauce - optional

Method

Roasted Sweet Potato & Avocado Bowls

 

PREHEAT OVEN 400F | 200C | Gas Mark 5 – 6.   Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.

 

WASH all the fruits and vegetables – avocado & lime too!!

 

CUT sweet potatoes in half lengthwise.  Place cut side down on the sheet pan.  

 

BAKE 20-30 mins until soft and fork-tender.  Remove from the oven.

 

MASH avocado + lime juice + salt either on the plate with a fork or in a bowl.  TASTE, add any herbs you like.

 

PLATE mashed avocado + salad + herbs.  Top avocado with baked sweet potato and drizzle with chipotle hot sauce.

 

Salad Serving Ideas
Vegetable Salad & Cucumber Avocado Dressing
Watermelon Radish & Celery Root Salad
Steamed Greens
Rainbow Root Vegetable Salad

 

Dips
Cashew Sour Cream
Mustard Yoghurt
Lemon Garlic Tahini
Super Green Hummus

Tips + Suggestions

SWAP SWEET POTATO use squash, rutabaga, potato, yams, carrots, beetroot – cooking times will vary.

 

SWAP Avocado for GUACAMOLE.

 

ADD SALAD vegetables like cucumber, radish, carrots, cherry tomatoes, tomatillos, celery.

 

PREP in advance and keep separately – reheat potato and assemble to serve.

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