What I Ate Wednesday – Purple Sweet Potato Protein Oatmeal

Happy Wednesday friends! Today I’m sharing the love for one of my favorite company’s Frieda’s! You are going to just love this recipe for Purple Sweet Potato Protein Oatmeal. Hearty, healthy and more importantly delicious!

Give your morning breakfast a power boost with this Purple Sweet Potato Protein Oatmeal! 

Oh my yum! If you’ve never had Stoke’s Purple Sweet Potatoes, I recommend putting them on your bucket list of foods to try! These babies are packed with powerful nutrients and are rich in antioxidants. They taste similar to regular sweet potatoes, but they have a vibrant purple color and a richer flavor. This recipe was inspired and adapted from the Frieda’s website. Enjoy! 

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Purple Sweet Potato Protein Oatmeal
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 1 serving
  • 1 cup unsweetened cashew or almond milk
  • ½ cup cooked, peeled and mashed Stokes Purple Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 TBS sugar free maple syrup
  • ½ cup old-fashioned rollled oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp himalayan sea salt
  • 2 scoops Further Food Collagen powder
  • Toasted chopped pecans, for topping
  • 1 TBS peanut, pecan or almond butter for drizzling
  1. In a food processor, blend together milk, mashed sweet potatoes, and maple syrup.
  2. Pour mixture into a small saucepan.
  3. Over medium heat, bring mixture to a simmer. Do not boil.
  4. Add oats, stirring frequently, and cook until mixture is at your preferred consistency.
  5. Stir in vanilla, cinnamon and sea salt.
  6. Remove the saucepan from the heat.
  7. Stir in your collagen powder.
  8. Pour into bowl and add your toppings.
  9. Sprinkle with pecans, drizzle with nut butter or additional maple syrup.


Breakfast all day everyday, right!  My omelet was topped with uncured peppered turkey bacon, broccoli and mozarella. I’m rationing out the last of my Autumn Harvest bagels from Trader Joe’s. I’m down to 3 bags in my freezer. If you have any suggestions for new bagels I should try, please comment below!


Afternoon Snack

I’m loving the Muscle Muffins from Lenny and Larry. The Double Chocolate flavor is so rich and fudgey! I had no trouble eating the entire muffin for my afternoon snack. I have to warn you, the macros are not great but in my opinion worth every bite! The muffins are available in three other flavors; banana, pumpkin and blueberry. I found mine in the refrigerated section of Vitamin Shoppe. Nutrition profile: 43g carbs, 15g protein, 15g fat, 5g fiber.



I’ve been a bit obsessed with sweet potato noodles lately. Talk about convenience, Green Giant has them ready to go in the produce section. After steaming the noodles, I tossed in pre-cooked ground turkey, steamed broccoli, pasta sauce and mozarella. This dinner took all but 10 minutes to put together!



Evening Snack

As I was strolling through the aisles at Target, this box mysteriously jumped into my cart! Thin Mints was one of my favorite cookies growing up. Opening the box, the smell is pretty on point. This cereal legitimately tastes like Thin Mints Girl Scouts cookies! The mint hits immediately and it lingers through every bite. It’s not quite as strong as the actual cookie. I ran out of cashew milk and opted to use some of the Organic Chocolate Muscle Milk I had on hand. You might want to put away the box after you pour yourself a bowl, because these bite-size Thin Mints are dangerously addictive.

That’s it for this week’s round up! See you back here on Friday!

Have you tried Frieda’s Stoke’s Purple Sweet Potatoes before? What is your favorite way to prepare or enjoy sweet potatoes? Please share- I would love to hear from you!

2 Responses to What I Ate Wednesday – Purple Sweet Potato Protein Oatmeal

  1. Whoa! Never had purple sweet potatoes in oatmeal before, that’s for sure. Intriguing recipe! I love having baked sweet potato rounds with (sorry) homemade guacamole. Love your breakfast-themed day of meals; and obviously I’m especially happy to see the Muscle Milk shake! My fridge is 90% Muscle Milk shakes (the Genuine line, which are the sugar-free ones) 😀 Happy Wednesday, dear Wendy! xo

    • Hey Liz! I fell in love with purple sweet potatoes over a year ago! Fortunately either Trader Joe’s or Wegman’s carries them when in season. I was wondering if that Muscle Milk would catch your eye and it did! My first time trying one and it was awesome on my cereal! xo

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