Spicy Valentine’s Day Roasted Sweet Potato Hearts


  • 3 sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Fill a large pot with water, add 1 tsp. salt and bring to a boil.
  • Line one or two baking sheets with aluminum foil.
  • Peel the 3 sweet potatoes and then slice them 1/2 inch thick. Place the potato slices into the pot of water and simmer for 4 minutes. Drain the sweet potatoes into a colander and rinse with cold water.  
  • Take a small heart shaped metal cookie cutter and cut a heart out of each sweet potato round.  
  • Combine the rest of ingredients for the avocado oil mixture. 
  • Coat the sweet potatoes with the avocado oil mixture, mix and let them soak for about 3-5 minutes.
  • Roast potatoes in oven for 10 minutes, flipping over. Then roast for another 10 minutes. Optional, broil the potatoes for an additional 2-3 minutes to make crispy.
  • Dip in ketchup and enjoy!
Spicy Valentine’s Day Roasted Sweet Potato Hearts