Wow! It’s been a long week! The hubs has been gone all week for business which makes for long days at home! I’ve gone to bed before 9, every night except one! Does that make me old? I remember coming home from my Freshman year of college and my mom said my curfew was at 11 pm. I thought she was joking. I explained that we didn’t even go out until 11 at college. That was my last summer home. Once you have a taste of freedom, it’s hard to go back home. But that was ages ago! Here I am now, excited to crawl in bed at 9 pm. But I wouldn’t trade my life now for my life then! Life gets better with age. I have honestly never felt better physically and emotionally than I have now.
Since it is just me and the kids I’ve been pretty lazy for dinner. Hotdogs and applesauce, eggs and bacon, chocolate milkshakes made from bananas, apple pancakes (Yikes, not a single veggie in there)…..these are my “I don’t want to cook dinners.” We are all allowed those days! I just have more of them when my husband is gone. What are your “I don’t want to cook dinners ?”
I was prepared for this lack of dinner inspiration and came up with this yummy sweet potato flatbread last week, that I knew I could write about this week. From time to time I miss having a sandwich. I’ve tried the cauliflower buns, but made them so much that I’m kind of burnt out on them. I thought I could make a type of bun with sweet potato, so I did, and I love it! Keep checking in or subscribe to see some upcoming sandwich recipes!
- 2 Tbs arrowroot flour
- 2 Tbs coconut flour
- ½ cup cooked sweet potato
- 1 and ½ Tbs olive oil
- 1 egg
- ⅛ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp garlic powder
- ¼ tsp ginger
- ⅛ tsp cinnamon
- ⅛ tsp paprika
- Note: please feel free to adjust or omit spices to suit your preferences or to compliment different types of sandwiches.
- Heat the sweet potato in the microwave (4-6 mins) or oven (30-40 mins) until it’s soft and easily pierced with a fork.
- Preheat the oven to 400.
- In a bowl add all the dry ingredients and mix well.
- Then add the olive oil, egg, and sweet potato and mix well. The mixture will be pretty thick.
- Place parchment paper on a baking sheet. Spoon out 6 balls of the sweet potato mixture onto the parchment paper.
- Using another small piece of parchment paper to flatten out the sweet potato mixture until it is about the size of your palm. Sprinkle a little arrowroot on the balls if they start to stick to the paper.
- Bake for 10-13 minutes.
Looking for a different way to cook sweet potatoes? How about this sweet potato biscuit for one!