Recipe excerpted from The Sweet Potato Diet: The Super Carb-Cycling Program to Lose Up to 12 Pounds in 2 Weeks by Michael Morelli. Copyright © 2017. Available from Da Capo Lifelong Books, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group Inc.


  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and spiraled
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • pinch salt
  • to taste pepper


  1. Spray an oven-safe skillet with coconut oil.
  2. Over medium-high heat, add sweet potato. Let cook for a few minutes until color becomes brighter.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low, and add eggs. Let this cook for several minutes.
  4. Carefully lift the corner of the eggs to check for a golden brown color.
  5. Once the bottom of the eggs is golden brown, turn off heat and place the pan under a broiler until top of eggs becomes golden brown.
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