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Apple Sweet Potato Muffins

These sweet potato muffins are not only delicious and packed with good-for-you ingredients, but they have the sweetness of apple! Naturally gluten free, veggie-loaded and super easy to make.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blender batter muffins, gluten free muffins, healthy breakfast, healthy muffins for kids, veggie-loaded muffins
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 163.88kcal
Author: Taesha

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats uncooked. If gluten free is important, make sure the oats are certified gluten free
  • 1 tsp baking powder aluminum free suggested
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp fine salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk of choice (I used unsweetened almond milk)
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup canned sweet potato puree* see above for alternatives
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil or melted coconut oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped apples

Instructions

  • Preheat you oven to 350℉ and line a muffin tin with 12 liners. Set aside.
  • In your blender, combine everything except apples. Blend until you have a smooth batter and everything is incorporated.
    If you don not have a high-speed blender. Blend dry ingredients first until oats are broken down to a flour-like consistency. Then add remaining ingredients (except) and blend again. This will help to break down oats easier and give your muffin a better texture.
  • Fold in finely chopped apples.
  • Portion out between the prepared muffin cups. Top with a few thin slices of apple if you like for decoration.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes. 
  • Allow muffins to cool for 20 minutes before enjoying.
  • Allow muffins to cool completely before storing in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 5 days or in a freezer for up to a month.

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 163.88kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.37g | Protein: 3.78g | Fat: 6.66g | Saturated Fat: 1.27g | Cholesterol: 36.17mg | Sodium: 168.02mg | Potassium: 251.1mg | Fiber: 2.47g | Sugar: 8.72g | Vitamin A: 4557.32IU | Vitamin C: 5.05mg | Calcium: 58.53mg | Iron: 0.95mg