This clean eating sweet potato waffles recipe is, hands-down, my new favorite breakfast. I never liked sweet potatoes before I started eating clean, and even after 3 years of eating this way, I was still kinda on the fence. But this recipe single-handedly tipped me over. It’s official, I’m totally, completely, head-over-heals in love with sweet potatoes. And the best part is there’s no added sugar! Top with a little unsweetened apple sauce to complete the dish. Positively amazing. In fact, I’m lucky there are any photos at all. These disappeared really quickly.
Note: These are admittedly a little complicated to work with on a waffle iron. If you don’t want to mess with it or you don’t have a waffle iron, you can just make little patties and cook them in a skillet. They’ll be more like hash browns that way. I just thought it was fun to do it on a waffle maker.
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CLEAN EATING SWEET POTATO WAFFLES RECIPE:
Bring your morning waffle up to a whole new level with this delicious, grain free option!
- 1 1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes (peeled - about 2 large sweet potatoes)
- 3 large whole eggs
- 2 tbsp. coconut oil (in liquid state)
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
- unsweetened apple sauce for topping
Peel and grate your potatoes.
Place the potatoes in a layered cheese cloth and wring out any excess liquid.
Mix all ingredients together in a mixing bowl. Be sure to mix well so everything is well combined or it won't cook properly on the waffle maker.
Cook in batches on your waffle maker the same as you would with regular waffles. Keep the waffles on the thinner side or they don't cook well.
Remove from waffle maker, top with unsweetened apple sauce and serve.
Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible. Data does not include apple sauce.