Baked Breakfast Sweet Potatoes with Yogurt

Once you discover how magical Baked Breakfast Sweet Potatoes are you will never go back. Soft, warm sweet potatoes are the perfect canvas for all sorts of toppings, like this fall version with yogurt, currants, pepitas, hemp seeds and honey.

Baked Breakfast Sweet Potatoes

Guys. This is BIG.

Baked Breakfast Sweet PotatoesDid you know that baked breakfast sweet potatoes are a thing? Well, they totally are, and when I came across them randomly on Pinterest I was like, wait. WHAT? YASSSSS.

That was about a week ago and I’ve had baked breakfast sweet potatoes for breakfast three times since.

Baked Breakfast Sweet PotatoesIf your mind is kind of blown right now like mine was when I discovered this incredible new thing and you literally can’t even, allow me to explain. Bake a sweet potato, cut it in half. Top those halves with all kinds of breakfast amazingness like yogurt, nuts, nut butters, seeds, fruit honey, jam, etc. Then proceed to devour it and fall in love with it because it has completely reinvented your tired breakfast game.

Baked Breakfast Sweet PotatoesBreakfast was in dire need of a reboot in my house. Oatmeal, yogurt, eggs and avocado toast on repeat was starting to get a bit stale. And it’s getting a little too chilly in the morning to make a smoothie bowl.

Baked Breakfast Sweet PotatoesSo these baked breakfast sweet potatoes have cured my breakfast malaise big time. They’re warm and comforting, and the possibilities for toppings are endless! This┬ámega fall-inspired version is topped with pumpkin yogurt, hemp seeds, dried currants, candied pumpkin seeds and a honey drizzle, but I’m dying to get creative and try the countless other versions that are dancing around in my head.

Baked Breakfast Sweet PotatoesThey’re also one of those great breakfasts you can make in advance and take with you on the go, and require very little effort to prepare. I don’t know why I haven’t thought of this before…stuffed sweet potatoes are already in heavy dinner rotation, but this whole sweet potatoes for breakfast thing just flipped my world upside down, in the best way possible.

Baked Breakfast Sweet Potatoes


 

Baked Breakfast Sweet Potatoes with Yogurt

Once you discover how magical Baked Breakfast Sweet Potatoes are you will never go back. Soft, warm sweet potatoes are the perfect canvas for all sorts of toppings, like this fall version with yogurt, currants, pepitas, hemp seeds and honey.

Servings 2 -4
Author Denisse

Ingredients

  • 2 whole sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup yogurt plain or flavored (I opted for pumpkin Greek yogurt here)
  • 2 tablespoons dried currants
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seeds
  • 2 tablespoons pepitas
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Pierce sweet potatoes several times with a fork and place on a foil lined baking sheet. Bake for about 45 minutes or until sweet potatoes are fully cooked.
  2. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. Cut each potato in half lengthwise and spoon equal portions of yogurt over each half. Top with currants, hemp seeds and pepitas and drizzle generously with honey.

 

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