Morning Mix


Recipe: Holiday Sweet Potatoes with a Savory Twist

Learn a new holiday recipe by Mee McCormick
Posted at 11:30 AM, Nov 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-12 11:35:17-05

Holiday Sweet Potatoes with a Savory Twist (Gluten-Free & Vegan)


  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 of honey
  • 1 tablespoon tamari or coconut aminos
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 4 sweet potatoes, cut into 1 1/2 inch rounds
  • Dash coarse sea salt
  • 1/4 cup toasted, chopped pecans


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the coconut oil, sesame oil, honey, tamari or coconut aminos, and cinnamon; add the sweet potatoes. Toss until well coated.
  3. Arrange the sweet potatoes in a single layer on a roasted tray. Sprinkle with sea salt. Roast for 25 minutes or until tender.
  4. Transfer the sweet potatoes to a serving platter. Drizzle with additional honey and coconut oil, if desired. Sprinkle with pecans.

For more recipes, visit