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Savory Sweet Potato Pancakes with Maple Yogurt

Ingredients:

1 cup flour (I used organic spelt flour for this recipe.)
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cardamom
1 tsp curry powder
1 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/4 tsp cayenne
1 medium size sweet potato
1 small bunch of broccolini
4-5 crimini mushrooms
3 large cloves of garlic chopped
1/2 chopped red onion
1/4 cup butter (or coconut oil)
2 eggs (or egg substitute)
1/2 cup of yogurt (or yogurt substitute, I used organic goat yogurt.)
2 tsp maple syrup

Instructions:

  1. Mix all dry ingredients – flour, cinnamon, cardamom, curry powder, sea salt, turmeric, cayenne – into a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  2. Steam sweet potato and broccolini in a steam pot for 12 minutes or until soft.
  3. Sauté mushrooms, garlic, onion with a little butter or oil for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Once sauté is done mix broccoli/sweet potato mix with sauté mix.
  5. Melt butter/coconut oil in a pan.
  6. Add eggs and butter/coconut oil to dry mix of flour and then stir in vegetables. Mix well.
  7. Using a 1/4 measuring cup, scoop mixture into a frying pan set at low heat and cook each side till golden brown.
  8. Mix yogurt and maple syrup together and spread over the top before serving.

 

Food as Medicine:

sweetpotatoSweet potatoes are so versatile that it is hard to mention all the things they are helpful for. Sweet potatoes are high in vitamin A, Vitamin C, manganese, and many more vitamins. Other health benefits include several antioxidant nutrients, anti-inflammatory nutrients. and potential for helping blood sugar regulation.
444Broccolini is also very versatile. It is high in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Chromium, and much, much more. It has been linked to anti-cancer/inflammation/oxidation as well as increased detoxification. It is also notable for cardiovascular and digestive support. Broccolini is also noted for its unique support for eye health and skin health.
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