Super-Sweet Sweet Potatoes
2-3 sweet potatoes
½ cup water
½ teaspoon sea salt
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup maple syrup
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Peel the sweet potatoes and chop them into large chunks.
Arrange them in a single layer in a baking dish.
Mix the water, syrup, spices and salt and pour over the potatoes.
Cover the bake for 25 minutes – remove them from the oven, stir them and then continue baking for another 20 minutes. They should be very soft when done.
Add chopped nuts before baking, or roasted nuts after baking
Sprinkle with cinnamon or nutmeg before serving
Add fresh grated or dried ginger before baking