Not your mama’s sweet potato casserole…

Not your mama’s sweet potato casserole…

Forget the typical marshmallow, milk, flour, brown sugar bad for you casserole. This is AMAZING and easy AND drum roll….DELICIOUS! Well, of course is it yummy or it wouldn’t have made the blog.

(side note- can someone please help me with photography!! The pictures do not do the food justice, and I need some help! I’ll make you something really special if you reply to my plea 🙂

Sweet Potato Casserole

6 large sweet potatoes
1 can (20oz) crushed pineapple, packed in juice
1 tsp cinnamon
2 Tbsp. coconut oil
1/2 C chopped pecans or walnuts, optional
1/3 C flaked coconut, optional

Bake potatoes on cookie sheet at 375 for about an hour or until done. When cool enough to handle, cut potatoes in half, scoop out flesh and discard skin. Process sweet potatoes in a food processor until smooth. Add pineapple and juice plus optional cinnamon and oil. Mix well. Spoon mixture into lightly oiled casserole or 9×13 baking dish. Sprinkle optional nuts and coconut on top. Cover and bake for 40 min. Yummy in my tummy!

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  1. About your assistance on food photography, perhaps you can ask The Pioneer Woman.

    She loves to cook and her photographs look great! I’m sure she’ll be happy to assist you.

    Thanks for sharing your healthy recipes.

    I hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving! Cheers, Cindy

  2. Sorry I didn’t clarify earlier. My thoughts don’t run together anymore since my son has entered in this world.

    The 2nd link discusses 10 tips to food photography. Its pretty interesting. Here’s what I got out of it.

    1. Put food on a WHITE bowl or plate
    2. Take a picture with natural light instead of artificial light (preferably the window either to the left or right of you)
    3. Don’t take the picture too close to the food that you don’t know what it is but don’t take the picture too far away either that you can’t see all the hard work you put it in.

  3. Eating Innately says:

    Thanks for the tips and the link to the site! I will read up on her information!

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