Perfect low-fat baked sweet potato fries recipe with cinnamon. Baked Cinnamon sweet potato Fries are the perfect low-fat food when you have that urge to snack on something sweet. As you well know it is often the perennial ‘sweet tooth' that interrupts those well intentioned efforts to stay on a healthy diet.

For other people it is the lure of fast foods; crispy, crunchy textures; or salty foods that causes them to abandon their dieting efforts. This is why you should always discover new ways to prepare healthy foods such as whole grains, fruits and veggies. Once you learn how to create low fat, low calorie versions of some of your favorite foods you can cater to your ‘food cravings' and still stay true to your dieting goals.

The good thing about these baked fries is the fact that they satisfy the craving to eat something

Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe:

* Sweet

* Salty

* Crunchy

* Filling

It can be very difficult to find a recipe that everyone enjoys but these light and tasty baked fries are sure to be favorites of kids, teens and adults. Even ‘picky eaters' will be delighted to see a bowl of these potato wedges being set on the dinner table.

sweet potatoes are a healthy vegetable that provides you with low calories, low fat and delicious flavors all at the same time. This is like the ‘triple threat' of diet foods and you do not have to feel guilty about eating a second helping.

Instead of diving into a calorie laden slice of chocolate cake with fudge icing you can satisfy your hunger cravings with a handful of this low calorie, low-fat food. Vegetarians will discover that these crisp and delicious fries can also become a welcome addition to their meals.

What You Need

* 4 large sweet potatoes

* 1-2 egg whites

* 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil

* 1 teaspoon salt substitute

* ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

* 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe:


Pre-heat kitchen oven to 400F degrees.

Wash and slice the potatoes into chips or thin wedges.

Place the potatoes in a zip-lock plastic bag with the beaten egg white(s)

Close the zipper and shake until well coated

Mix all of the spices together in a bowl

Add the potatoes and toss until the spices are combined with the egg white coating

Add the olive oil to a shallow baking pan

Put the potatoes in the pan

Make sure there is only a single layer of potatoes

Bake in oven for 25-35 minutes

Once the baked potatoes are crisp and golden brown you can remove them from the oven. Before serving add another sprinkle of ground cinnamon. If you want to add a little dipping sauce for these crunchy fries why not combine ¼ cup of low fat sour cream with ¾ cup cinnamon applesauce?

Author's Bio: 

Popa Woolsey writes about improving your physical and mental health at Popa Woolsey has been writing about self-improvement-health issues for more than fifty years. He is a teacher, author and personal motivational coach.