Sweet potato toast: the latest and tastiest food trend
We love a good food hack. Novelty factor aside, they provide new and often more efficient ways of eating your favourite foods.
Boiling your egg in a kettle, for instance, saves on space and appliances – just make sure you don’t break it unless you don’t mind sulphuric-smelling tea. Remember that an egg that sinks to the bottom of the water indicates freshness, while a floating egg is old.
Squeezing a half-cut lemon with the middle part of a pair of solid tongs extracts the most juice, while wrapping your fresh herbs in a damp tea towel will keep them fresh for longer.
Glass jars or bottles can double as vases and storage to keep your asparagus fresh for up to two weeks (add a couple of centimetres of water to the bottom of the jar).
There are hundreds more hacks, but one of the latest and best food hacks since sliced bread has got to be sweet potato toast.
Not just for the gluten-free brigade, it’s an easy and tasty way to get in an extra serve of veggies, something most of us can really do with.
While it will take longer to toast than normal bread, you can use any spread that you’d usually use.
Simply peel your sweet potato and cut it into thin slices (about 3/4 of a centimetre in width), as you would with a loaf of bread. Pop the slice in your toaster – you may need to do this several times, as it can take up to 8 minutes to cook – and wait for it to brown (it should be tender but not mushy).
#Repost @urbankitchenapothecary: Trying out the sweet potato-as-toast trend this morning. Sort of want to love it; sort of want to hate it. My sweet potato slices turned out a bit leathery to be honest 😁 But I slapped some avocado, tahini, za'atar and chile flakes on there and all was forgiven. Have you had success with this technique? What's your secret? #avocadotoast #sweetpotatotoast #fitfood #eatclean #vegan #plantbased #zaatar #healthyfood #tahini #feedfeed @thefeedfeed #iamwellandgood #thechalkboardeats #foodasmedicine #healthyfood
Try spreading it with avocado, a squeeze of lemon and lashings of salt and pepper or take a ride on the sweet side and try it with nutella and strawberries or nut butter with dates or banana. Or pretty much any combination you’d put in a sandwich or on an ordinary slice of toast.
Sweet potato toast !?🍠🍠Good old toast for breakfast is quick, easy & delicious (but it's no fun when gluten/wheat makes you #bloated #sluggish & #tired😴) A new & exciting option is #sweetpotatotoast! 👉🏼simply pop thin slices of sweet potato into your toaster & top with your go-to topping😍 1️⃣Nut butter, banana slices & cinnamon 🍌 2️⃣Avocado, tomato & black pepper 🍅 3️⃣Strawberry slices & maple syrup 🍓 Genius! Team with a cup of #slimbliss for enhanced digestion, energy & balanced blood sugar levels🍃Emily x 📷credit: the amazing @littlebitsof_realfood
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