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Have you realized how much I love orange foods yet? I didn’t realize it until I started seeing all my posts together. Pumpkin, gingerbread, and now more sweet potatoes. Hopefully all these orange foods are good for my body. If not, at least they are delicious.

Sweet Potato Fritters
Makes about 16 fritters

3 large sweet potatoes, baked
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
2 eggs
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Pinch of salt and pepper
1 teaspoon baking powder
Olive oil for cooking

Whisk the eggs in a bowl until they become light and fluffy. Peel the skin from the sweet potatoes and place them in the bowl with the eggs. Mix them together. In another bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and baking powder. Fold the flour mixture into the sweet potato mixture until combined.

Heat some olive oil in a large pan. Once the olive oil becomes hot, spoon dollops of the sweet potato mixture into the pan and press them down to become thinner. Cook each side until the outside becomes crispy and brown, about 5-7 minutes per side.

Minty Lime Sauce
1 jalapeno
Juice of 2 limes
Fresh mint sprigs

Chop and seed the jalapeno. Place jalapeno, lime juice, and mint sprigs in a food processor and blend until smooth. Pour over fritters right before serving.

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