How to Make Sweet Potato Toast-3 Ways!

sweet potato toast

What’s a girl to do when she can’t eat bread?? Well I guess I could eat some Gluten Free bread but honestly there are very few (I’ve only found one kind) that are also vegan because they often use egg whites to hold the bread together. Plus gluten free bread just isn’t that good. I’m someone who eats a gluten free diet and I think it tastes like cardboard. I would rather just eat something else. So what’s a girl to do when she really wants to jump on the healthy toast bandwagon? Cue the sweet potato. Sweet Potatoes are one of my favorite foods- potentially my favorite food ever (I’m not sure I will ever be able to choose one favorite food).

Also this recipe is perfect for Meatless Monday! It is a great snack, lunch, or light dinner. Thanks to Deborah and Sarah for hosting this fun meatless link up!


sweet pot toast

I’ve made sweet potato toast a handful of times before, and decided to finally take some photographs and share with you all how to make it. After posting this photo to my instagram I actually got a few messages from friends/people I know in real life asking how to make it.

Sweet potato toast is really a great any time meal/snack. It is super healthy and versatile making it perfect for any time of day. Today I am sharing my 3 favorite ways to make it/ toppings to use. I can’t decide if I like the savory or sweet toppings better. They are both so gooood. Every time I make sweet potato toast I get so excited because I always feel so healthy and energized after eating it.

So how do you make sweet potato toast??

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Step 1: Pick out sweet potatoes at the grocery store that are pretty wide and long. You want to be able to easily cut the sweet potato into toast-like shapes.  Cut the sweet potatoes about 1/2 an inch thick and into the best square like shape you can. Then add the sweet potatoes to the toaster and toast them for a few cycles. I unfortunatley only had skinny sweet potatoes so my slices were pretty small so I could add like 3 slices into one side of the toaster at a time. Feel free to add more slices to the toaster at a time if your pieces are small.

Step 2: Heat the sweet potatoes through a few cycles on the toaster. Depending on your toaster you use you will want to toast them on the highest setting about 3-4 times. Those are the settings that I use, but play around with your toaster to create the desired texture. I toast mine until they are crispy on the outside and soft(ish) on the inside.

Step 3: Add all of the fun toppings! Here’s a little breakdown of how to make the variations pictured.

Banana-PB Sweet Potato Toast: PB2 / powdered peanut butter + sliced banana+ cinnamon + chia seeds

Carrot-Avocado Sweet Potato Toast: Spread garlic hummus (Cedar’s brand), top with spring mix, peeled/juliened carrot, and avocado + black pepper

Tomato-Avocado Toast: Spread garlic hummus (Cedar’s brand), top with spinach, avocado, sliced tomato, sea salt, and black pepper

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There ya have it- how to make delicious sweet potato toast!

Have you ever made sweet potato toast? Do you go for more savory or sweet toppings??

Have you ever tried gluten free bread?

Let me know if you try sweet potato toast (or if you have tried it) and what you top it with!

29 comments on “How to Make Sweet Potato Toast-3 Ways!”

  1. ooh creative love me some sweet potatoes!

  2. Tara says:

    Peanut butter on sweet potatoes is surprisingly quite delish! Love the toast concept!

    1. I love PB on sweet potatoes but almond butter is even more amazing!!!

  3. abbey says:

    love sweet potato toast- i just wrote a few recipes myself!

    1. Its so delicious! Cant wait to chekc out your recipes!

  4. glenneth says:

    i have never tried sweet potato toast, but i am sure the peanut butter banana would be my favorite!!! what a great idea!

    1. Its so good! If youve ever put PB or almond butter on sweet potato then you will love it!

  5. Love sweet potatoes! I’ve seen this around a few times and never thought to make sweet potatoes in the toaster.
    Thank you for linking up with us for Meatless Monday.

    1. Such a fun way to eat sweet potatoes! Meatless Monday is the best day of the week!

  6. All three of these look SO good! I can’t wait to try all of them! I love anything that involves sweet potato 🙂

    1. Thanks Leah! Let me know how you like them!

  7. I love sweet potatoes. The hubby roasts a batch every week. I’ll have to try slicing one and toasting in one day. I’m thinking a salmon canape version!

    1. Roasting them is one of my favorite ways to eat them! But toasting them is so fun!

  8. Ilka says:

    All the different ways to enjoy sweet potatoes – and always delicious!

    1. Thanks Ilka- Sweet potatoes are natures perfect food 🙂

  9. i have seen sweet potato toast but since i dont have a toaster, i havent had a chance 🙁

    1. I had to pull my toaster out of storage for this! Its the only thing I use it for lol!

  10. I haven’t tried sweet potato toast yet but it sounds delicious! I love sweet potatoes!

    1. I think you will love it Liz! Its amazing!

  11. Angela says:

    I love sweet potatoes and so do my kids! Can’t wait to try this…Pinned 🙂

    1. This is perfect for kids!! Such an easy way to eat sweet potatoes! Hope you enjoy it Angela!

  12. I’m totally going to need to join the sweet potato bandwagon! This looks amazing. Love the types of toppings you added.

    1. Yes jump on the bandwagon Julie! You won’t regret it!

  13. Oh, interesting! I’m starting the Whole 30 next week, and I know sweet potatoes are about to become a big part of my diet next month. Thanks for sharing these creative recipes!

    1. Yes sweet potatoes will do you well on a whole30!

  14. You need to come and visit me in Chicago so that I can take you to Wheat’s End for their gluten free bagels (everything there is GF). I LOVE that place!

    1. Oh my gosh I would love that. I haven’t had a bagel in over 5 years ….:0

  15. GiGi Eats says:

    GIRLLLLLL – I AM OBSESSSSSEDDDDDDD with sweet potatoes – OBSESSED!!!!

    1. Girl me too! If I could only eat one food for the rest of my life it would be sweet potatoes!!!

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