Coconut Water Sweet Potato Soup

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Preparation Time 5 minutes Total Time 60 minutes
Servings 4 Cost Per Serving $1.31
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3Medium Sweet Potatoes
2 cupsCoconut Water
To TasteSea Salt and Black Pepper
2 tbspSeeds (Chia, Sunflower or Hemp etc.)


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Prick the sweet potatoes with a fork a few times. Place on a baking sheet and bake for about 45 minutes or until very soft to the touch.
  3. Allow sweet potatoes to cool until easy enough to handle. Peel off the skins and place the sweet potato flesh inside a blender with coconut water. Blend until very smooth.
  4. Pour mixture into a pot and warm to serve. Season to taste. Top with seeds for crunch.


  • Sodium is an essential mineral that helps your body maintain water balance, hydration. Having too much sodium may increase blood pressure which can cause hypertension, a risk factor for heart disease. In addition, too much salt can increase the risk of stomach cancer. 
  • You may not use the salt shaker while cooking or eating, but the majority of Canadians eat more than the recommended amount from processed or packaged foods. 
  • Aim to have less than 2300 mg of sodium per day. Prepare your own meals and snacks as often as possible to control your sodium intake. ​