Anti-Inflammatory Coconut & Sweet Potato Muffins with Ginger, Cinnamon & Maple Syrup

There is nothing tastier and more comforting than warm muffins right from the oven, right? And, the muffins we are referring to in today’s article are not the usual muffins you are used to; these ones are completely health, rich in antioxidants, and have the power to fight off inflammation.

Tasty and healthy food at the same time? Bring it on!

These muffins we found on Healthy Holistic Living are vibrant, delicious, and nutritious and are ideal for gluten-free diets, as well as for vegans and vegetarians. But, they are also beneficial for people who want to lead a healthier diet and are in need of a colorful and interesting, yet simple-to-make recipes.

Recipe for Muffins with Sweet Potatoes & Coconut

To make these mouth-watering muffins, you will need the following ingredients:

1 sweet potato, roasted

3 eggs, beaten lightly

¾ cup of coconut milk

2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil

½ cup of maple syrup

1 cup of brown rice flour

¼ cup of coconut flour

A tbsp of baking powder

½ tsp of Himalayan salt

A tbsp of cinnamon powder

A tsp of ginger powder

1/8 tsp of cloves, grounded

1/8 tsp of nutmeg, ground

Preparation: First, preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and oil a muffin tray. Then, mash the roasted potato and add it in a bowl (remove the skin first) together with the milk, eggs, oil, and syrup. Mix the ingredients until homogeneous. In another bowl, combine the dry ingredients and then add them to the potato mixture. Combine everything together and fill the pain with the batter; each tin should be 2/3 fill. Put the tray in the oven and bake for 35 minutes on the middle rack. Serve warm and enjoy!

Why You Need to Include Sweet Potatoes to Your Diet?

  • Sweet potatoes are abundant in beta-carotene which has the capacity to fight off the damage caused by free radicals
  • The anti-inflammatory capacity of these veggies can help with chronic and acute inflammation which is the major cause for a long list of chronic illnesses, as seen on Health Nut News

Heading out? No problem! But, do not forget to check out these 6 plant-based recipes for foods that will not just satisfy your belly, but better your mood too.