Sweet Potato, Walnut Goat Cheese Bake

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Author: Ro Nwosu
Comfort food is calling with this sweet potato & California walnuts recipe. Plus, it is easy to make and share with your family. With very little ingredients involved, this recipe also works well for leftovers whether you love the skins or not!



  • 4 to 5 U.S. Sweet Potatoes
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ½ cup lactose-free sour cream
  • ½ tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 to 4 tbsp brown sugar
  • Pinch of salt and pepper


  • cup chopped California walnuts
  • 2 to 3 tbsp lactose-free butter or maple syrup
  • Soft Ripened Goat Cheese,to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 425º. On a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil, prick sweet potatoes all over with a fork.Bake until tender, 45 to 50 minutes.
  • Let cool, then split the tops open with a knife and top with a pat of butter.
  • Scoop out the baked insides. Try to keep the skins together!
  • Mash the baked potato insides in a bowl until super smooth.
  • Mix in the sour cream, cayenne pepper, maple syrup and salt/pepper.
  • Scoop this yummy filling into the sweet potato skins.
  • Take all the topping ingredients and put all over your baked potatoes that you have now filled.
  • Bake for 15 minutes at 375ºF - 400ºF in the oven.
  • Drizzle with some extra syrup if fits your fancy, and dive in.


Recipe courtesy of Ro Nwosu.
Ro Nwosu is a creative and inspiring yoga teacher/trainer, speaker & digital creator from the Ottawa/Ottawa Valley area in Ontario. While she's known for being the friendly neighbourhood hype woman, her main focus is bringing people together in ways that show them their potential, possibilities, and power through community wellness initiatives, wellness practices, and connections.
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