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


      • 1 medium-size sweet potato

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

      • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


      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.