When it comes to fall weekends in addition to pumpkin everything, wings, burgers, dips, sausages and more might come to mind thanks to tailgating season. My favorite guilty treat are nachos. I like knowing where my ingredients come from and making them at home satisfies my craving. Unlike it’s restaurant counterpart, this recipe has zero cholesterol, 0g of trans fats, and tons of protein.

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Cheese is actually the number one source of saturated fats that American consume which has been linked to ailments like inflammation that may cause heart disease, diabetes and cancer.* I try to avoid dairy but when it comes to my favorite foods like frozen yogurt and nachos, I just make my own alternatives.

Vegan Sweet Potato Nachos (Makes 6 Servings)

Time: 20 minutes total

Ingredients:

  • 2 Large Sweet Potatoes
  • Organic Tortilla Chips (optional)
  • 1 can Vegetarian Chili
  • 2 tbsp Black Olives, sliced
  • 2 tbsp Jalapeño Peppers, sliced
  • 1 cup GO Veggie! Mexican Shreds

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Directions:

Slice up the sweet potatoes thinly. Place on a baking sheet and lightly spray or coat with extra virgin olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Place under a broiler until tops begin to look golden brown. Flip chips and cook on opposite side until color matches.

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Arrange on cookie sheet with tortilla chips.

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Add vegetarian chili on top. You can add the whole can or just half depending on your preference. Again, you can use vegetarian or regular. Your choice.

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Next, sprinkle on the GO Veggie! Mexican Shreds until chips are well covered. Add black olives and jalapeños.

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Place cookie sheet back in the oven under the broiler. Cook until cheese is well melted to desired consistency.

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Enjoy with a fork or your hands! The sweet potato chips add a little bit of sweetness and may hold up their own or you may need a fork. This is one comfort food you do not need to feel guilty eating every weekend this fall. I love using the vegan GO Veggie! Mexican style shreds as they are one of the few nondairy cheese that melt!

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Do you have a guilty pleasure that you recreate at home too?

 This post in sponsored by GO Veggie! All thoughts an opinions are truly my own.  The pictures above are from what just 1/2 of the recipe should look like. *Not all saturated fats are bad. Stick with heart healthy kinds that comes from foods like avocados and coconut oil.

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I shared a huge announcement yesterday on Facebook and on my YouTube channel… If you haven’t heard, I finally have my own app! 

This project has been in the works since this Spring and I am so excited that it is finally here. This is the best thing that has happened to my YouTube channel because it allows me to properly categorize the videos so that you guys at home can sort through and watch the one you want/need/love with ease. It couldn’t be easier. Huge Thank You to Mary Kate for helping me categorize all 300+ videos! I am working to get the newer videos up there as well.

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Sadly, there is no Android version yet but I’m hoping to have one soon. Since development takes time and money, it will depend on the success of this one.

The app is free to download. Sorting through the YouTube videos is free as is using the community feature which is a place for me and you guys to share all things healthy (and not so healthy) living. Things you love like new foods at the grocery store, dishes at your favorite restaurant, gadgets that help push you in your workouts, healthy travel advice and more. If you have a question, leave it in the community. I will do my best to answer them all and hopefully the other community members will share their knowledge if they can help as well.

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My favorite feature and I think you guys will really love is the exclusive feature. I know my most popular videos are sharing meal plans and foods hauls with affordable recipe and meal planning ideas so I decided to create an updated weekly meal plan under this special feature. It is $0.99 to subscribe for a month and you can cancel at ANY time but what you get is worth so much more in my opinion. There will also be an exclusive video each month. 

Each week, I will add a new meal plan/haul PDF with accompanying podcast explaining the calories, cost, benefits and how to make the recipes. Like my videos, these are going to be super simple, affordable and realistic! None of my recipes will have 15 ingredients like so many do! They will rely on ingredients on hand and ones that are cheap! 

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These are not your typical Monday-Sunday breakfast, lunch and dinner meal guides. Rather, they will be smaller and easier to follow for example one week, I might share a $40 a grocery haul with breakfast, lunch and dinner between Monday and Friday another might feature 5 vegetarian lunches that cost only $3 each or 3 Paleo dinners that cost $5 a serving. Each week will be different, some more involved that others, but for $0.99 that is kind of a steal in my opinion, right? Since I eat clean but sometimes like a vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, paleo or carb heavy (marathon training), each month will feature a variety of different diets.

The first exclusive meal plan is a $10 a day 1700 calories meal plan, gluten free, dairy free, clean and sugar conscious. There is chicken for dinner and hard boiled eggs in there but if you are a vegan, you can just sub those two out. The rest is vegan. There is also an exclusive bodyweight follow along video!

You can download my app for free here!

Let me know what you think down below or even better – leaving a review on iTunes :) I would be forever grateful!

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