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Spiced Yams with Pecans

8 cups diced yams, cut into 1-inch cubes
1/2 cup pecan halves
3 tablespoons melted extra-virgin coconut oil
3 tablespoons maple syrup
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/4 teaspoons ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Combine all of the ingredients in a baking dish and toss until the yams are evenly coated. Cover and bake for 50 to 60 minutes, until the yams are tender.

Taste and adjust the seasonings, if desired. Serve immediately.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 50-60 min

Servings: 6-8

Recipe By: Leslie Cerier

From:  Gluten-Free Recipes for the Conscious Cook (2010)
Used with permission of New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Chef Suggestions
Substitute sweet potatoes for yams.

Try almonds or cashews in place of pecans.

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