the best Thanksgiving side dish

Grandma's Sweet Potato Soufflé Goes Healthy

Grandma will never know that you took her recipe and health-ified it! It tastes just the same (okay, it might even taste better.)
Course Side Dish, Stuff in a Bowl
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 -5
Author Brewing Happiness

Ingredients

filling ingredients:

  • 3 heaping cups sweet potato, cooked (should be about 3 potatoes)
  • 1/2 cup vegan buttery spread, melted
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup (sub agave nectar or coconut nectar)
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal + 3 1/2 tablespoons water (mixed and set aside for 5 min)
  • 1/2 cup non dairy milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

topping ingredients:

  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/4 cup flour (sub gluten free all purpose flour)
  • 1/3 cup coconut shreds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Blend together all of of your filling ingredients in a blender, food processor, or with an electric mixer.
  3. Once the filling is smooth, pour the mixture into a oven-safe pan.
  4. Mix together all of the topping ingredients, and sprinkle liberally over the top of your sweet potato filling.
  5. Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 15 minutes.
  6. EAT UP!