Delicious holiday desserts don’t have to be fattening! Impress your family with this scrumptious sweet potato and dried fruit bun recipe:


3 eggs
4 ounces of sugar
120 ml of olive oil
1 sweet potato
1 tablespoon of baking soda
6 ounces of flour
1/4 cup of dried cranberries and raisins mix


1. Peal, cut and cook the sweet potato in abundant water until soft.
2. Mix the cooked sweet potato, sugar, olive oil, baking soda and flour in a bowl or food processor. Pour into an greased oven dish. Add mixture of cranberries and raisins on top.
3. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 25 minutes or until brown on top.

Note: The bun has different aspect depending on what side you show. The smooth side can be further decorated with fresh fruits, if desired.

About the Author

Dr. Katalenas

Dr. Katalenas is a pediatrician and owner of The Pediatric Center of Round Rock and the author of the book "The Step Up Diet: From Scratch… The Quality, Quantity, and Timing Solution to Childhood Obesity", a guide to healthy cooking and eating for busy families.