This brain healthy candied sweet potatoes recipe are a vitamin and nutrient packed comfort food from Dr. Diane’s Brain Health Diet. Sweet potatoes have many health benefits. They are high in vitamin A beta-carotene. Sweet potatoes are filled with antioxidants and phytonutrients that can help lower the levels of heavy metals and oxygen radicals in the body. Brain healthy diets thrive on anti-inflammatory diets, and sweet potatoes have anti-inflammatory health benefits and help to regulate blood. So good ahead and enjoy this delicious and nutritious treat.
candied sweet potatoes

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Cuisine: gluten-free

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  • Place potatoes in a large pot with water, bring to a boil.
  • Lower heat and simmer for 25 min, until fork tender.
  • Remove potatoes from pot and let cool. Then peel and cut potatoes into cubes. Place in a 2 qt baking dish.
  • In a small saucepan combine butter, maple syrup, and cinnamon. Cook and stir until mixture boils. Pour mixture over potatoes.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.
Looking for more brain friendly recipes? Check out our brain health recipes, or schedule a consultation with Dr. Diane® for personal help customizing your diet for your symptoms!
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