Sunday, 8 June 2014

Sunny Sunday with Baked Sweet Potatoes

Happy Sunny Sunday!! 

I hope everyone's having a lovely Sunday.

You'll be glad to know that this weekend the sun came out for us in the United Kingdom Yay!! The weather was beautiful .Thank You Jesus!! More of this weather please Lord...more :-) 

I hope the sunshine has come to stay!!

I haven't had sweet potatoes in a very long time and instead of the normal roast potatoes on a Sunday I bought some sweet potatoes instead.

Sweet potatoes  have some great benefits which include a high volume  of vitamins B6 and C.

Read more about the benefits of sweet potatoes


2 sweet potatoes
clear bag
chicken drumsticks (cleaned & seasoned overnight)
gravy granules
seasonings (salt,sugar and mixed herbs)
mixed vegetables
olive oil

                                                   For the Sweet Potatoes
                               Preheat oven and wipe the foil or baking tray with some olive oil
                               Wash the skin of the sweet potatoes and then peel
                     Cut the sweet potatoes into circular or your desired shape
               Place sweet potatoes into the clear bag, add seasoning, olive oil and shake well
 Place the sweet potatoes shapes unto the tray and allow to bake for 25mins and turn over                                                       once sides are done

Baked Sweet Potatoes

                                                        For the Chicken
                  Clean chicken, add seasoning and place in bowl and season overnight
                                    Preheat oven and oil the foil or baking tray
          Place chicken on the tray & allow to cook for 35-40mins turning over once each                                                                   side is cooked
Ensure your chicken is cooked properly before serving

Grilled Chicken Drumsticks

For the Gravy
Bring water to boil
Add gravy granules to a small saucepan or metallic bowl, add little cold water and mix well till it's a runny paste
Add hot water to gravy mix and stir until it's nice and thick without any lumps
Place in gravy funnel


For the Mixed Vegetables
Rinse the vegetables
Bring water to boil and add a pinch of salt
Place vegetables in boiling water allow it to steam for 4-5mins
Drain vegetables

Serve Baked Sweet Potatoes, Chicken, Vegetables with Gravy.


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