Loaded sweet potatoes

Servings:   |   Prep time: 10 min + soak time |   Cooking time: 75 min

Sweet potatoes are included in the top hormone loving foods. They are rich in fiber, vitamin E (for healthy skin), vitamin C (powerful antioxidant used by the liver to detox) and are essential for healthy progesterone levels.

Sweet potatoes = hormone superfood!


  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup (or can) chickpeas
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder (or more for stronger curry)
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons fresh herbs (coriander, parsley)


  1. Pre-soak raw chickpeas overnight (if possible). Cook soaked chickpeas for 30 – 40 minutes, until soft. Alternatively if using a can of chickpeas, rinse well before use.
  2. Preheat oven to 180°C while chopping the sweet potato’s in half.
  3. Bake the sweet potato’s with a little bit of coconut oil, until tender (20-30 minutes)
  4. In a medium pot, add ¼ cup water and cook onions until translucent.
  5. Add spices to enhance the flavour.
  6. Then add garlic, tomato’s, tomato paste and cook until tomatoes are soft.
  7. Add coconut milk and chickpeas and allow to cook for another few minutes.
  8. Fill the cooked sweet potato’s with the curry mixture and enjoy.
  9. Leftover curry can be frozen and reheated as desired.

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