Eating a lot of muffins is never a good idea, but if you are the person who wants to eat as much muffins as he can you must try and find the right recipe, there is a recipe which is going to make you addicted to muffins and not make you feel bad about the addiction. The healthy recipes for muffins contain much less sugar in it, as well as less fat and calories. Moreover you are going to have you find a recipe for muffins which are healthy tasty and nutritious at the same time. So, we have some good news for you! We have just the right recipe for you!
The sweet potatoes are the main ingredient of this healthy recipe, and the best thing is that this ingredient is going to flavor your muffins with a very tasty aroma, this happens because of the fact that the taste of the sweet potatoes blends in with the maple syrup. And here we thought that it would be best if we just told you the wide range of health benefits that you are going to get.
Eat more sweet potatoes:
This ingredient has been on the Earth for a lot of time since the beginning. It originates from the continent of South Africa. It has been scientifically confirmed that the sweet potatoes are around even 10 000 years ago in the past!
Over 80 m of tons of sweet potatoes are grown in China each and every year. Africa on the other hand produces less, 14 m tons to be exact, whereas Central and South America are somewhere in the neighborhood of 2 million tons, and 1 million tons are grown in America.
This ingredient is rich in beta carotene. It is a very potent antioxidant which is good in destroying free radicals. The free radicals are dangerous for our DNA and they can damage it and in that way mutate cells. These kind of mutations done by the free radicals is the main cause of cancer!
The orange vegetable is rich in nutrients which are essential for our health and it does not give out high levels of calories. This ingredient has a lot of vitamin A, vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B6, C vitamin, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, iron, fiber, pantothenic acid and biotin.
The sweet potatoes are a rich source of healthy benefits which are going to boost your organism. The Vitamin B6 is good in reducing the levels of homocysteine in our body, and in that way decreasing the risks of getting a sudden heart attack. The vitamin C on the other hand is good for preventing the development of common colds and the flu, it is also good for faster healing of wounds, it works good for reducing stress, and it betters the development of collagen which is needed to our skin. The vitamin d is good for the functioning of the thyroid gland and it gives us energy, improves our bones, teeth and skin as well. Whereas the magnesium is amazing when it comes to keeping your arteries, bones, blood, and heart safe. The iron improves the immune system and it prevents stress from getting to you. The sweet potatoes are also going to give you a great anti inflammatory properties which are going to prevent chronic and acute inflammation.
Sweet potato muffins
You are going to need the following ingredients:
- An organic sweet potato, roasted (you’ll get 1 cup, packed)
- Half a cup of pure organic maple syrup
- Two tablespoons of organic olive oil
- Three Fourths of a cup of organic canned coconut milk,B
- A fourth cup organic coconut flour
- A cup of organic brown rice flour
- A teaspoon of ground ginger
- Eighth of a teaspoon of cloves, ground
- Eighth of a teaspoon of nutmeg ground
- A tablespoon of baking powder
- A tablespoon of cinnamon
- Half a teaspoon of Himalayan pink salt
How to prepare this recipe:
The first thing that you are going to need to do is to pre heat your oven up to 400 ℉. Next grease your muffin tin and poke the sweet potato with a fork. Roast it for 1 hour or if you can check up on it until it softens. Let the pan cool off to a room temperature. After that, you can remove the skin. Do not throw it away because of the fact that it holds all of the nutrients and benefits which are also hidden in the meaty part of this amazing vegetable. Put the baked sweet potato in a mixing bowl pour in the maple syrup, olive oil and milk. Mix the dry ingredients in a different bowl and mix them well, after that, add them into the mixture with the sweet potato. Stir the mixture well and fill the molds for muffins with the batter. Put the mold into the oven and bake the muffins for half an hour.