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Sweet Potato Milk (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

Author: Michele
Servings: 6 cups
As a coconut-free, nut-free, dairy-free AIP milk alternative, sweet potato milk is an easy-to-make, creamy, and tasty beverage that works well for many things.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins


  • 1 Sweet Potato (use a bigger potato for thicker, creamier milk and a smaller one for less creamy milk)
  • 4 cups Water (plus more after cooking if needed to make 4 cups)
  • 1 tsp Maple Syrup (optional, omit for Whole30)


  • Peel and chop the potato into 1-inch cubes. Add to a pot and add 4 cups of water.
  • Bring the pot to a boil over medium high heat and boil for approx 15 minutes, or until the potatoes are soft and easily pierced with a fork.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer the potatoes to a blender, reserving the cooking water.
  • Pour the cooking water into a measuring cup. You'll need 4 cups so if some of the water was absorbed into the potatoes or evaporated during the cooking process, add fresh water to make 4 cups. Add this water to the blender as well.
  • This step is optional (and don't do it if you're on Whole30), but you can also add 1 tsp of maple syrup at this time.
  • Blend the mixture on high for 1-3 minutes, or until completely blended and creamy. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days or the freezer for up to 3 months.


Serving: 1cupCalories: 36kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 29mgPotassium: 130mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 5344IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 17mgIron: 1mg
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Diet Gluten Free
Keyword: AIP, Autoimmune Paleo, autoimmune protocol, coconut free, milk alternative, milk substitute, nut free, Paleo, Whole30
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