Sweet Potato Brownies

How lucky it is when you find a vegetable that is healthy, starchy, and naturally sweet!

If you’re looking to satisfy your sweet tooth, enjoy carbs and feel proud to be healthy, keep reading as this recipe is yours.

Sweet potatoes have earned their “superfood” titles for so many reasons; rich in nutrients, especially vitamin A and C, high in fibers that make our gut healthy, have good amounts of potassium and magnesium that help our heart health. The best bonus is that they are naturally sweet and can be cooked and prepared in infinite ways to enrich our diet.

This brownie recipe is the perfect proof that we do not need to ditch the sweets when you can make them healthy; you can enjoy your desserts with zero guilt. You can make this recipe 100% #vegan and #glutenfree . I love these sweet potato brownies as a lazy weekend dessert; Naturally sweet and rich in flavor. Just add all ingredients together and bake at medium heat for 25 minutes. These should be enough for an 8×8 or 9×9 pan

Ingredients
– 1 cup of mashed sweet potatoes
– 1/2 cup fat of choice ( i used coconut oil)
– 1/2 cup sweetener of choice ( i used 1/4 maple syrup and 1/4 coconut sugar)
– 1/2 cup flour of choice ( i used whole meal flour)
– 1/4 cup cocoa powder
– 1 teaspoon baking powder
– 1 teaspoon of vanilla, cinnamon
– pinch of salt
– 1/4 cup of almonds, chocolate chip, marshmallows ( any topping of choice).



📝 Sweet potatoes to be baked and cooled before use, skin removed, you can use the microwave, steamer, you can boil them. As long as they are well cooked.
📝Perfect for freezing, you can bake and, once cooled, wrap each piece separately and freeze as much as you want to save for next time.
📝 brownies last in an airtight container in the fridge for almost a week.
📝 when ingredients mixed; if mix is dry add little bit of yogurt or milk. If too wet, 1 tablespoon of flour should do.

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Happy baking

Reference

Julson, E., 2019. 6 Surprising Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes. [online] Healthline. Available at: <https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/sweet-potato-benefits#TOC_TITLE_HDR_8&gt; [Accessed 20 June 2021].