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Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis
Peeled and cooked sweet potatoes provide your body with potassium, an electrolyte, that can be low as a result of a flare.
Cinnamon may help lower inflammation in your body, reducing symptoms associated with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Ginger is a great spice to use in recipes not only for it's flavor, but it also may help reduce inflammation, and minimize stomach pain or nausea.
Prep Sweet Potatoes Pierce each potato a few times with a fork and cover with a damp paper towel. Place in microwave, and cook using the “potato setting”, or on high for 11-15 minutes until tender. Keep covered and set aside to cool.
Mash Sweet Potatoes Scoop potato flesh into a mixing bowl and mash until smooth. Add butter, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg and stir well.
Cook Sweet Potatoes Spray an 8x8-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Spoon sweet potato mixture into the baking dish and spread into an even layer. Microwave for about 10 minutes or until heated through.
Serve & Enjoy Once fully cooked, set aside to let dish cool. Serve and enjoy!
Replace the butter with a dairy-free version.
Top sweet potato casserole with toasted, chopped pecans or walnuts.
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