Heat 2 tablespoons of coconut oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add curry powder and cook, stirring constantly for 1 minute. Add onions, carrots and celery and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 more minute. Stir in sweet potatoes, chicken, chicken broth and tomatoes, and bring soup to a boil. Simmer, covered, 20 to 30 minutes.
Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, almonds, cayenne, almond butter, and coconut milk to the soup, stirring to combine. Bring mixture to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes.
This recipe was modified from : http://www.food.com/recipe/vegan-african-sweet-potato-stew-298084#ixzz1wwSl1wL6