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Sea Salt Caramel Trail Mix Fries

by Livestrong_Recipes  |  Feb 6, 2019

Sea Salt Caramel Trail Mix Fries
  1. PREP
  2. 15 m
  • COOK
  • 35 m
  • TOTAL
  • 50 m

The caramel in this recipe is made from soaked dates and their soaking water. It’s livened up a bit with a good pinch of salt and a dash of cinnamon. The salt offsets the sweetness of the dates, and the cinnamon brings it to a more standard caramel color and lessens some of the dates’ sugary effect on your blood. You can use any dried fruits, nuts and seeds that you like.

INGREDIENTS

SERVES 4

  • 2 medium cooked sweet potato
  • 1 cup Dates, Pitted
  • 1 cup Hot Water
  • 3 tbsp Pumpkin Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Dried Cherries
  • 2 tbsp Dried Cranberries
  • 1 tbsp almonds
  • 1 tbsp Toasted Salted Hemp Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

DIRECTIONS

1 Make sure your sweet potatoes are sliced 1/4" thick and roasted for 25-35 minutes until crispy before beginning this recipe
2 Soak dates in hot water for 15 minutes
3 Blend soaked dates in a blender with 3/4 cup soaking water, cinnamon, and salt until creamy and smooth
4 Place fries on a platter and top with caramel sauce, then scatter each trail mix item over the top