Sweet and Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Serves 4

This is a great side for any hearty dish. The chili seasoning adds a kick while the coconut sugar creates a sweet touch.

Gluten free, dairy free, corn free, Paleo, vegan


  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar


Preheat the oven to 450° F.

Start by peeling potatoes and cutting into large cubes.

In a large bowl, toss potatoes with oil, chili powder, salt and coconut sugar.

Spread out potatoes on a large foiled baking sheet and roast for 15 minutes.

Flip the potatoes and cook for another 10 minutes, or until potatoes begin to brown.

Nutrition Analysis: 160 cal, 10 g fat, 0 mg chol, 660 mg sodium, 16 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 1 g protein

Laura Hahn Carroll, author of the cookbook Around the Word One Gluten-Free Meal at a Time, is a regular contributor to Gluten-Free Living. She also blogs about gluten-free food at GuiltFreeFoodieCutie.com.

Photo by Angela Sackett.