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Sweet Potato Anti-Inflammatory Muffins

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Sweet Potato Anti-Inflammatory Muffins with Ginger, Coconut, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Maple Syrup – these are healthy AND Delicious!

Sweet Potato Anti-Inflammatory Muffins

Sweet Potato Anti-Inflammatory Muffins

These Muffins are packed full of anti-inflammatory ingredients such as sweet potato, coconut, turmeric, ginger, and cinnamon. These also taste absolutely delicious!

Symptoms of chronic inflammation present in a different way. These can include:

  • fatigue
  • mouth sores
  • chest pain
  • abdominal pain
  • fever
  • rash
  • joint pain

Adding anti-inflammatory ingredients to your diet can really help control inflammation and possible reduce or eliminate the use of medication.

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are great for an anti-inflammatory diet because they are high in vitamins C and E. They also contain carotenoids alpha and beta carotene, which both reduce inflammation

Turmeric and Ginger

Turmeric contains curcumin, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric.

Ginger has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. It is high in gingerol, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Coconut Milk and Cinnamon

Coconut milk is full of healthy fats and contains lauric acid, antimicrobial lipids and capric acid, which have antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties.

Cinnamon is the most well loved spice in baking. Studies have shown that the spice has anti-inflammatory properties, which can ease swelling.

Ingredients You Will Need:

  • sweet potato, cooked
  • egg
  • coconut milk
  • olive oil
  • pure maple syrup
  • brown rice flour
  • coconut flour
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • Ground cinnamon
  • ginger
  • turmeric
  • cloves
  • nutmeg

Sweet Potato Anti-Inflammatory Muffins

Sweet Potato Anti-Inflammatory Muffins

Sweet Potato Anti-Inflammatory Muffins

Published By Jill
These Muffins are packed full of anti-inflammatory ingredients such as sweet potato, coconut, turmeric, ginger, and cinnamon. These also taste absolutely delicious!
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 123 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup sweet potato puree
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2-4 Tbsp coconut or almond milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400 F. Grease or line a muffin pan.
  • Allow potato to cool, and then cut it in half and scoop out the insides into a large bowl. Add sweet potato puree, egg, coconut milk, coconut oil, and maple syrup. Combine until smooth.
  • In a separate bowl, mix all of the dry ingredients, then add these to the sweet potato mixture and stir until fully combined.
  • Grease your muffin pan, then pour the batter evenly into the pan so that each one is approximately 2/3 full.
  • Cook for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Nutrition

Serving: 12gCalories: 123kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 3gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 55mgSodium: 89mgPotassium: 184mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 4563IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 41mgIron: 1mg
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any idea calories, fat and fibre ?

Hello!
I entered the ingredients into My Fitness Pal and came up with:
160 calories
2g Protein
9g Sugar
2g Fibre
Total fat 6g (3g saturated)
Total carbs 24g
59% vitamin A
9% calcium
5% iron
5% vitamin C5 stars

Thank you for this!!

Trying these using the first recipe. The printable version is different….1 cup coconut flour or 1 cup brown rice flour?

I would add a little pepper as this increases the nutritional value of the turmeric!

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