Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Herbed Sweet Potato


  • 2 pounds organic sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 1/4 cup of extra virgin coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh organic thyme, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh organic rosemary, chopped fine
  • 1 teaspoon finely ground Pink Himalayan salt crystals
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly-ground black or white pepper


  • Preheat oven to 425°.
  • In a bowl, toss the sweet potato wedges with the extra virgin coconut oil, herbs, and Pink Himalayan salt crystals.
  • Place sweet potatoes on a cookie sheet and spread them out.
  • Slide cookie sheet into oven.
  • Bake fries for about 20 minutes, until they are cooked through but crispy on the outside.
  • If you like, finish them off with 1 or 2 minutes using the broiler to give them an extra crispy outside, but be careful not to singe them

Serves 4 people

Author: Sherrice Sledge-Thomas

Sherrice Sledge-Thomas is the founder and Chief Visionary Officer at Herb Culture University. She's known as the Suburban Herbalista because her place of residence along with her life experiences have shaped her unique brand of herbalism. Sherrice's herbal studies are rooted in experiences with her "rootworking" grandmother and a host of wise women in her community. To compliment her grassroots herbalist education, she earned a Health Coaching certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts with a focus on Women's Studies from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from Franklin University with a focus on Organizational Leadership and Management. Over the years, she's obtained a variety of certifications in the learning, leadership development, and change management space to compliment her holistic health work. This is the reason many of her certification programs and workshops incorporate elements of strategic planning and execution. Sherrice is the mother of three handsome young men. She enjoys meditation, yoga, and free-spirited dancing.

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