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These healthy and delicious plant-based muffins are low-grain and replace conventional baking ingredients with natural options such as sweet potato, coconut milk and maple syrup. They are also great for those seeking to eat an anti-inflammatory diet. Enjoy!
Sweet Potato Muffins with Ginger, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Maple Syrup
1 small organic sweet potato, roasted
¾ cup organic coconut milk
2 tbsp. organic olive oil
3 tbsp. ground flaxseed in ½ cup of water
1 cup organic brown rice flour
¼ cup organic coconut flour
½ cup pure maple syrup
1 tsp. aluminum-free baking powder
½ tsp. Himalayan salt
⅛ tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp ground turmeric
⅛ tsp ground cloves
1 tbsp. Ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Make several holes in the skin of the sweet potato using a skewer, and place it on a baking tray.
2. Cook for an hour. When cool, cut the sweet potato in half, scoop out the insides, and put them in a large bowl. Reduce oven heat to 350.
3. Add flaxseed, coconut milk, olive oil, and maple syrup. Mix the dry ingredients in another bowl, and add them to the previous mixture.
4. Grease a muffin tray with coconut oil, pour the batter evenly, and cook for about half an hour.
Next step, enjoy!
About the Author
Briya (Rachel) Freeman is a facilitator specialized in meditation, ayurveda and modern
spirituality. She is passionate about exploring the potentials of human consciousness in a way that respects, unites and transcends global culture and tradition.
Briya is a long-term student of Berdhanya Swami Tierra, a female mystic and shaman of South American origin. She also holds studies in ayurveda at Anjali School of Ayurveda (Kerala, India) and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Ottawa. She is the creator of Ayurveda for Vibrant Living, a practical exploration of the fundamentals of the science of self-healing.
Briya is based in Ottawa, Canada and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org