DIY Whole-Food Fuel: Peanut Butter Sweet Potato

Skip the sticky gels, and make your own whole-food fuel!

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Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

Calories: 105

Carbs: 15g

Sodium: 135mg

Potassium: 348mg

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  • Puree 1/2 cup roasted or steamed sweet potato (peeled) with 1T peanut butter
  • add a dash of salt
  • add 1/2 cup water until smooth
  • add more water, 1 tablespoon at a time to achieve desired texture
  • store up to three days in the fridge

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