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      Sweet Potato Fries

      Sweet Potato Fries from Superfoods for Life: Coconut by Megan Roosevelt


      Baking is always a healthier cooking method than frying. Instead of being deep-fried in animal fat, these fries are baked in coconut oil. They are simple to make and help you enjoy yummy food like French fries while following a heart-healthy diet. Yield: Serves 2

      Ingredients:

      • 1 medium-size sweet potato

      • 1 tablespoon (14 g) organic, raw, unrefined coconut oil, melted

      • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


      Directions:

      1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit (220 degrees Celsius, or gas mark 7).

      2. Slice the sweet potato into link skinny matchsticks.

      3. Place on a baking sheet and evenly coat with coconut oil, tossing to combine and then spreading out in a single layer.

      4. Season with salt and pepper. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until crispy and crunchy. Serve immediately.