Sweet potato slices are the latest rage in the avocado toast trend. If you are at all involved with Pinterest, you know this already. Pop slices of unpeeled sweet potato in a regular old toaster and then top it with healthy goodies – like the very popular avocado – for a breakfast or snack filled with slower carbs and healthy fats.
I’ll admit, I was skeptical. But I decided to take one for the team, and get to the bottom of this sweet potato toast craze for the benefit of us all. I love the idea of getting some extra vitamins (mostly A and B6) and minerals (mostly potassium and magnesium) with my morning meal, so why not?
Here is what I found: I discovered that the sweet potato really will cook in the toaster, if you let it go through enough cycles. However, a few of my slices got dried out with all that toasting, and sides…