Recipe: Sweet Potato Cinnamon Orange Cups

Here is a wonderfully simple recipe filled with deep orange anti-cancer, super antioxidant carotenoids

Cinnamon, a spice found in most kitchens, has been shown to enhance regulation of  blood sugar and promote anti-tumor and anti-inflammatory activity in cells.

This can be eaten as a side dish or as a dessert

vegan, sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, fat free


  • 4 organic oranges
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 large organic sweet potatoes or yams, cooked  (either bake for 1 hour whole, or cup up into 2 ” cubes and steam for 20 minutes)


Cut oranges in halves, remove fruit. Mash potatoes fine. Cut fruit from the oranges into very tiny pieces and add to potatoes. Mix well. Pile the mashed potatoes into the orange shells. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Bake in 350 degree oven for 15 minutes or until browned on top. Serves 8.

Ambersweet oranges, a new cold-resistant orang...

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cinnamon (Photo credit: kobiz7)

Nutritional Information

Calories 75; Total Fat 1 g; % Fat 1; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 4mg
This recipe is adapted from The National Foundation for Cancer Research : Cancer Fighting Recipes