Clean, Protein Sweet Potato Pie!

June 5, 2014

Sweet potatoes are a staple for a lot of people when trying to lose weight. All of my friends who compete eat them during prep as they are a great source of complex carbohydrates, and they taste great. However, sometimes I get so tired of eating them. Thus I have been contemplating a different and fun way to consume them. This lead me to "clean, protein sweet potato pie". What I like about this recipe the most is; it is packed with with protein, a good amount of fiber and complex carbohydrates. This pie can be used a complete meal! Whether you want a healthy way to give into a sweet craving, or a nutritious meal to prep and go, this will be a great choice.

  • 3-4 small to medium sized sweet potatoes 
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup of Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • 2 tablespoons of liquid Stevia OR 4 packs of Stevia
  • 1 scoop of protein powder of choice (vanilla works best)
  • Dash of ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon of organic whipped butter (healthier option of butters on the market)
  • Optional: low fat graham cracker crust
What you do:
  • Cut potatoes in half and boil until soft OR wrap potatoes in plastic wrap and microwave until soft (15-30 minutes)
  • When potatoes are close to finished, preheat over to 350 degrees
  • Once potatoes are soft, place in strainer to remove excess water
  • Place potatoes in large bowl and add all remaining ingredients 
  • Blend all ingredients with a mixer until well-blended. I use the lowest speed setting. Mixture will be thick. *I use a small mixer. If you do not have one, you could try mixing with a spoon or placing in a large blender.
  • Pour blended mixture into pie crust. If you are not using crust, pour in a pie pan that has been sprayed with nonstick spray.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes
  • Remove from oven, let cool for 10-15 minutes and enjoy!

Nutrition information
This will vary based on ingredient variations and brands used. This is to be used a guide only.

  • Serving size: 1 slice. Servings per pie: 6
  • Calories: 250
  • Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 46g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 16g
  • Protein: 10g
  • If you make this without the crust:
  • Calories: 125
  • Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Protein: 10g

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  1. I like sweet potatoes, not a fan of sweet potato pie though. But I am super impressed with all of your creative recipes!! You are so talented!!

  2. Wow that looks good. This will be an option for a breakfast in the next upcoming weeks.

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  3. Ah i wish i liked sweet potatoes this sounds delicious!

  4. Love this. I love sweet potatoes so I may try it!

  5. yum!! i would definitely make this without the crust. then its gluten free, yay! love sweet potatoes.

  6. Just found our blog through Val over at Fabulous Chicks Get Fit! And I AM IN LOVE!!! Thank you for being so specific with your week to week meals and workouts. I will definitely be taking some ideas from your blog! I cant wait to see your coconut flour recipe for pizza crust! Keep up your AWESOME work!

  7. I love all your recipes, they always look so good!

  8. Love sweet potatoes! This looks really good!

  9. That looks good but I hate sweet potatoes bummer

  10. mmm looks yummy! My husband and I both love sweet potatoes!

  11. I am in LOVE with this recipe! I am having breast reduction surgery next week and I love to eat sweet potatoes when I know I need some carbs with my meds! This will be perfect! Thanks girl!

  12. I eat A LOT of sweet potatoes, im always looking for new ways to cook them. Sounds fabulous to me!

  13. THIS look soooo good!!! I will def have to try this!

  14. Saving this for Thanksgiving next month! it's brilliant!


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