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Breakfast Loaded Sweet Potato

Forget sweet potato toast! Load your potato with yogurt and granola instead.
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'Sweet potato toasts' made the rounds in the trendy wellness recipe world recently, thanks to the avocado toast wave making veggies a popular breakfast choice. But you don't need to load your sweet potato on a piece of bread to enjoy it for breakfast! Cut out the middle man and turn your sweet potato into a vessel to carry yogurt and granola. You can absolutely eat the entire sweet potato, just be sure to scrub the skin before baking.

For creaminess (and a nod to a traditional baked potato with sour cream), Icelandic yogurt is used for a thick, rich topping that's protein-packed. Icelandic yogurt, like Greek yogurt, is strained for a thick texture and higher protein content per serving. For a crunchy texture change and nutrition boost, Bob's Red Mill granola provides whole grain fiber and protein. Unlike many granolas, these granolas are gluten-free and have less than 7 grams of sugar per serving (but insanely good, unusual flavors like lemon blueberry). For an optional boost of sweetness, drizzle maple syrup on top.

Makes 1 serving


1 medium sweet potato
2 Tbsp whole milk vanilla Icelandic yogurt
1/4 cup blueberries
2 Tbsp Bob's Red Mill granola

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Wash sweet potatoes and prick with a fork for steam to escape.
  3. Place on a baking sheet for 45 minutes until sweet potatoes are soft and can be pierced with a fork.
  4. Open sweet potatoes with a knife and add a dollop of yogurt, blueberries, and top with granola. Serve immediately.
  5. To make ahead, store baked sweet potatoes in the fridge and microwave to reheat.

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Carlene Thomas, RDN
Carlene Thomas RDN, LD is a registered dietitian, nutritionist, and culinary creator. Read more about Carlene