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March 2, 2022

Blood Sugar Balancing Sweet Potato Toast Recipe

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Sometimes I crave something warm for breakfast and toast is usually my go to!  I recently discovered sweet potato toast and it’s my new breakfast obsession. You could also make this for lunch or dinner and I love that the options are endless with different toppings.

How to Prepare the Sweet Potato Toast

Wash and dry a sweet potato.  Cut off the ends of the sweet potato and thinly slice into about 1/2 inch thick pieces.  Brush with a little bit of olive oil and salt and pepper.  Place on parchment paper to cook in the oven or place in the Air Fryer

Sweet Potato Toast In The Oven

To make sweet potato toast in the oven, place them on parchment paper with olive oil and salt and pepper and cook them for about 20 minutes at 400 degrees.  For crispier, more well done toast, you may want to keep them in the oven for about 25 minutes.

Sweet Potato Toast In the Air Fryer

To cook sweet potato toast in the air fryer, place them in the air fryer basket with olive oil and salt and pepper and cook on 375 for about 15 minutes.  Time may vary depending on your air fryer.  Feel free to keep them in a little longer if you like a crispier toast.

Sweet Potato Toast Topping Ideas That Are Protein-Rich 

  • Avocado + Everything But the Bagel Seasoning
  • Almond butter +  strawberries
  • Peanut butter + blueberries
  • Hummus + sliced radishes
  • Over easy egg
  • Sunflower seed butter + bananas
  • Avocado + salsa
  • Tahini + nutritional yeast
  • Tomatoes + black beans

Sweet Potato Toast Meal Prep

Even if you only want a few slices for breakfast, you can toast up a few extras to have handy for other meals later on in the week.  You can pop them in the toaster for a cycle or two to reheat them or warm them up in the microwave.

Christa is a media dietitian and nutrition consultant in the New York City area. She works with various brands and has been featured in dozens of outlets such as Women’s Health, EatingWell, and Peoples Magazine as a nutrition expert. Being a fact checker for EatingWell Magazine and a Medical Reviewer for Nourish, she brings her extensive experience within the field to provide compassionate, inclusive care using science for intimate and personalized messaging.

Christa brings warm laughter, joy, and medical expertise to any conversation allowing for honest science-based discussions with authenticity at their core.

In her private practice, she works with men and women suffering from emotional traumas that cause binge eating disorders exacerbating their type 2 diabetes, PCOS and insulin resistance.

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