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sweet potato quinoa cakes

Sweet Potato Quinoa Cakes

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Course dinner, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 16 cakes


  • 2 yams
  • 1/2 cup quinoa dry
  • 2 flax seed eggs mix 2 tablespoon ground flaxseed meal with 6 tablespoons of water
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup shallots finely chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp ground pepper
  • 1 tsp salt sea/rock/Himalayan


  • Preheat the oven to 375
  • Add quinoa and 1 cup of water to a pot. Simmer for 15 minutes until all liquid as been absorbed
  • Chop yams and boil in a large pot for 15 minutes or until easy to puncture with a fork
  • Make flax seed egg and chop shallot
  • Once yams are cooked, add to a bowl and mash until smooth consistency
  • Add cooked quinoa, cranberries, flax seed egg, salt, pepper and shallot. Mix well
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and make 16 small cakes placing them on the sheet
  • Bake for 40 minutes until slightly crispy on the outside
  • Allow to cool before enjoying!
Keyword quinoa, snack, yam