FOOD

Baked Sweet Potatoes 2 Ways—and They’re Whole30®-Compliant

January 13th, 2020

What’s Whole30®-compliant, paleo, gluten-free, vegetarian, and perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? Sweet potatoes! Today we’ve whipped up one sweet and one savory option so you can pick the right spud for your mood. The best part? They can be cooked in the microwave and take less than 10 minutes.

Sweet Breakfast Sweet Potato

Slice up sweet strawberries while the potato cooks for a satisfying breakfast that’s ready in minutes.

Yield: 1 serving
Active Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

For the potato:
1 (8-ounce) sweet potato, scrubbed

For the toppings:
2 tablespoons Thrive Market Non-GMO Almond Butter, Creamy
Sea salt
2 tablespoons blueberries
4 strawberries, sliced
½ teaspoon Thrive Market Organic Ground Cinnamon
Thrive Market Organic Hemp Seed Hearts

Instructions

Pierce potato all over with a fork. Microwave on high for 2 to 4 minutes, depending on potato’s size. After 2 minutes, check for doneness. Slice hot potato lengthwise and squeeze to open. Add a pinch of salt; mash to combine. Top with almond butter, blueberries, and strawberries. Sprinkle with hemp seeds.


Savory Breakfast Sweet Potato

To make breakfast even simpler, cook a batch of turkey sausage on Sunday night so it’s ready for breakfast all week long.

Yield: 1 serving
Active Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

For the potato:
1 (8-ounce) sweet potato, scrubbed

For the toppings:
1 tablespoon Thrive Market Organic Ghee
½ teaspoon Thrive Market Organic Chili Powder
Sea salt
2 tablespoons cooked turkey sausage, crumbled
Thrive Market Raw Cashews, chopped
1 green onion, chopped

Instructions

Pierce potato all over with a fork. Microwave on high for 2 to 4 minutes, depending on potato’s size. After 2 minutes, check for doneness. Slice hot potato lengthwise and squeeze to open. Add ghee, chili powder, and a pinch of salt; mash to combine. Top with turkey sausage, cashews, and green onion.

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Nicole GulottaNicole Gulotta is a writer, author, and tea enthusiast.

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