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My New and Improved Antioxidant Rich, Anti-inflammatory Sweet Potato Salad with Avocado Mayo

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Anti-aging • Cancer-fighting • Beta-carotene • Vitamin C • Calcium • Magnesium • Potassium • B vitamins • Omega-3 essential fatty acids!

A nutrient dense recipe like this will make you glisten and glow with radiant health from the inside out!

~Avocados~
An anti-inflammatory heart healthy superfood rich in carotenoids, selenium and vitamin E.
~Hemp Seeds~
A balanced source of Omega-3 & Omega-6 essential fatty acids that can add luster and shine to your skin and hair!
~Raw Pepitas~
High in zinc and vitamin E which aids in wound healing and is excellent for prostate health and strengthening the immune system!

Additionally, both avocados AND hemp seeds contain all essential amino acids, making them complete proteins!

Recipe:
• 1 large sweet potato(peeled and cubed)

• 2 green onions, chopped
• 2 tbsp hemp seeds
• handful of raw pepitas
• 1 large scoop of avocado mayo

Avocado Mayonnaise Dressing
• 1 avocado

• Juice from half a lemon
• 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
• ¼tsp sea salt
• ½ tsp garlic powder
• 1 tbsp water
• ½ tsp paprika
• ½ tsp onion powder
• dash of cayenne pepper

This recipe only calls for one large scoop of avocado mayo. In my opinion, it’s best to use up an entire avocado once you cut it to prevent it from spoiling and oxidizing. Try using the remaining half of your avocado mayo as a veggie dip, sandwich spread or mixed in with a leafy green salad. If you are only making enough mayo to dress the amount that would cover one sweet potato(cubed), halve the recipe and store the unused portion in the fridge.
Always use the portion of the avocado that has been released from the pit when you cut it. For storing the unused portion, take the half that holds the pit(keeping the pit in place), drizzle it with fresh lemon juice to prevent it from discoloring and store it in a sealed, air-tight container in the fridge. Use within a few days.
For the purpose of this recipe, this avocado dressing also contains onion powder, paprika and a touch of cayenne pepper!

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Makes 3 medium sized servings.

Two sweet potatoes would probably use up the full mayo recipe!

6 thoughts on “My New and Improved Antioxidant Rich, Anti-inflammatory Sweet Potato Salad with Avocado Mayo”

  1. Where is best place (quality&price) to purchase items like hemp seeds, chia seeds, raw pepitas. I would like to make a trip out to get some of these essentials for the kitchen! All of your recipes look delicious! So far I’ve tried the cherry berry blaster smoothie…Mmmm 😀

  2. You can get them all in most bulk food & health food stores. Bulk stores usually have the best prices but as for quality, that’s hard to measure. Typically with items like nuts and seeds, they should be stored in art-tight containers, which is not the case in bulk food stores but if their turnover is fast, it shouldn’t be a problem. Just make sure you store all nuts and seeds in your fridge to keep them from oxidizing and going rancid. When buying raw pepitas, make sure they are a nice green and not yellowing.
    Glad you enjoyed the smoothie 🙂

    1. Thank you! I ventured out this week and bought lots of goodies…seeds, powders, fruit and greens…now to figure out what to do with them all, that’s part of the fun. Hope to try out more of your delicious recipes this weekend! Thanks again for the tips! 🙂

  3. Let me know how it turned out Lisa! And if you get any pics, please feel free to share them on my facebook page! Lol I’m sure I’m not the only one who likes to take pictures of food! 😉

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