Sweet Potato Toast with Nut Butter

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2017 Kids Recipe Challenge Winning Recipe: 2nd Place!  [Breakfast]

This popular food trend makes gluten free families super happy. For a large family use the oven to pre-bake the slices so you can simply pop them in the toaster first thing in the morning. Or enjoy them as a snack after school while chatting about the kids’ day.

Kasey who’s in grade 4 in Toronto says this recipe tastes so good when the almond butter is warm and melty and you can taste the sweetness of the banana and sweet potato.  Give it a try!

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Makes: 6 to 8 slices


  1. Toaster Variation: Kids can pop slices of sweet potato into the toaster. It will take a few times in a standard toaster to get the slices soft enough. Let cool and repeat with remaining slices. 


Banana, apple or pear
Sweet potato

1 large

Nut butter

3 Tbsp (45 mL) 

Hemp seeds

1 Tbsp (15 mL) 

Ground cinnamon (optional) 

½ tsp (2 mL)


  1. Wash hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. Clean all countertops and equipment used for food preparation.   

  2. Gently rinse fruit of choice under cool running water. Scrub sweet potato with a clean vegetable brush under cool running water.  

  3. Slice potato lengthwise into ¼  inch (5 mm) slices and place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake at 400°F (200°C) oven for about 10 minutes or until tender. 

  4. Spread each slice of potato with nut butter and top with sliced fruit and hemp seeds. Sprinkle with cinnamon, (if using). 

Nutrition Information per slice: 

Calories: 82 kcal

Protein: 2 g

Fat: 5 g

Carbohydrate: 9 g

Fibre: 1 g

Sodium: 11 mg

Iron: 1 mg

Calcium: 27 mg



Last Update – April 29, 2024

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