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Almond Butter Loaded Sweet Potato

Skip the pancakes and indulge your sweet tooth with this healthy recipe.

“This hearty recipe features a great mix of protein thanks to the Greek yogurt, healthy fats from nut butter, and complex carbs from the potato that will keep you energized,” says Lisa Hayim, R.D., a New York City-based nutritionist and founder of The Well Necessities. Pro tip: Eat the skin for extra fiber, potassium, and flavor, she adds.

This recipe is part of our meal prep series. Click here to view the full plan.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium baked sweet potato
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • ½ cup unsweetened plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ large banana
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

  1. Using a sharp knife, split the potato open lengthwise just enough to pour in the yogurt. Drizzle in the almond butter, then top with the banana and cinnamon.
  2. Store in an airtight container in the fridge until ready to be eaten.
photo by: Christine Han