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Sweet potato salad

Everyone loves potato salad, so why not try it with vitamin-packed, flavorful sweet potatoes for a healthy and tasty change? Regular orange sweet potatoes work great here, but if you can find white sweet potatoes, you’ll be able to please fussy eaters with a salad that more closely resembles traditional potato salad.


4-5 medium sweet potatoes, washed well and chopped into bite-sized cubes
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1/2 cup red onion, chopped
6 slices bacon or vegetarian bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/3 cup coconut milk
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Mix the coconut milk, olive oil, vinegar, chopped herbs and salt together in a small jar. Put the lid on tightly and shake well.
  2. Bring a couple cups of water to a boil in medium-large pot fitted with a steamer basket. Add the chopped sweet potato to the basket. Steam for 15 to 20 minutes until tender.
  3. Place the sweet potatoes in a serving bowl and allow to cool completely.
  4. Add the chopped celery, onions and bacon to the bowl, then pour the dressing on top.
  5. Toss gently and chill well before serving.

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