Sweet potatoes are a regular in my house. You can mash them, roast them, bake with them and combine them with a variety of herbs or spices. Lately, I’ve been on a sweet potato kick as you might notice from this recipe below!
If you haven’t made these muffins yet, I encourage you to try them out asap. They’re sooooo good!
Sweet potatoes are rich in fibre, vitamin B6 and iron – all good things we need more of, especially the fibre.
If you’re dealing with any digestive issues or constipation, I highly encourage you to start increasing your vegetable intake as well as getting in more water. I can’t tell you how many of my clients experience complete digestive relief by simply applying these 2 strategies.
I ordered most of the ingredients for this recipe from NaturaMarket.ca
- The coconut flour
- Baking Spices
- Coconut Oil
- Monk Fruit Sweetener (I love Lakanto for baking!)
I LOVE that NaturaMarket is a one-stop-shop for all things Gluten-Free, Paleo, Allergen Free and so much more. They have so many goodies on there, I pretty much shop with them weekly. So much so, that I reached out to see if my community can get a discount so you can try them out for yourself!
Now onto the recipe for these amazing muffins!
- ½ cup coconut flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- ¼ teaspoon sea salt
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup sweet potato, cooked and mashed
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ cup coconut oil, melted
- ¼ cup monk fruit sweetener – alternatively you can you coconut sugar or maple syrup
- ⅓ cup pecan, roughly chopped
- 3 tbsp shredded coconut
- 12 pecans for garnish
- Preheat the oven to 375 F. Grease or line a muffin pan. In a medium bowl whisk together coconut flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices.
- In a large bowl beat together eggs, mashed sweet potato, vanilla extract, lakanto and coconut oil.
- Add the dry mix into the wet mix and stir until all lumps are gone.
- Fold in chopped pecans and shredded coconut. Divide batter into 12 muffin cups and top each with a pecan.
- Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
Enjoy & happy baking! Tag me in your delicious creations @holisticwellnessfoodie 👈
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