Caveman Mashed Sweet Potatoes

by Jerry Teixeira November 25, 2013 0 Comments

With sweet potatoes being as healthy as they are for you, more and more recipes are being created using this healthy and naturally sweet health food. As far as carbs go sweet potatoes aren’t as bad as most people might think and they are definitely a better option for a cheat food than grains or most other carbohydrate option.

In this recipe, we’ll see how to make a fairly quick and easy way to make Paleo friend mashed sweet potatoes. So, let’s get started.

Ingredients: (scale this recipe for the amount of people being served)

  • 4-6 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into roughly 1″ sections
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup of 100% pure and organic maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper to taste (optional)


  1. Peel and cut sweet potatoes, and place in a large soup pot filled with water.
  2. Bring water to boil, and boil sweet potatoes until soft, about 20 minutes.
  3. Drain sweet potatoes and place in a large bowl.
  4. Mash sweet potatoes on low to keep from getting lumpy and “glue-like”.
  5. Continue to mash while adding coconut oil, almond milk, and maple syrup.
  6. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve (Optional).

Jerry Teixeira
Jerry Teixeira


Jerry Teixeira founded PNP Supplements as a sports performance brand based on the concept of maximizing the body’s natural functioning systems for peak performance and recovery. From training and competing for several years to studying the body, nutrition and researching supplementation, Jerry has taken a hands-on approach to all PNP Supplements formulas. A Northern California native, Jerry graduated from San Francisco State University in 2004.

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