These romantic gluten-free sweet potato brownies are the perfect way to indulge in this sensual holiday without all the unnecessary chemicals and additives.
Sweet potatoes are a great alternative to refined white flours, which has been shown to increase the risk of obesity, especially because it is easy to overeat. Flours also contain gluten, of course, which many are sensitive to.
Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients in these romantic gluten-free sweet potato brownies.
They are excellent sources of calcium, vitamin E, folic acid, omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Almonds are natural powerhouses and have shown benefits in lowering cholesterol, brain health, heart health, weight loss, and more. Studies show that eating almonds helps decrease appetite without increasing weight gain.
They are an excellent source of vitamin A and beta-carotene, which are two key antioxidants for overall health. Sweet potatoes have anti-inflammatory properties, and have shown benefits in regulating blood sugar.
. Preheat oven to 350 F and grease a small cake/loaf pan|
. In a saucepan, melt 1/2 cup of almond butter and 2 tbsps of coconut nectar
. In a mixing bowl, add 1 cup of mashed sweet potato, the melted nut butter and coconut nectar, and 1/4 cup of cocoa powder and mix
. Fold in dark chocolate chips according to your taste
. Pour mixture into cake pan and bake for 20 minutes until fully cooked
. Remove from the oven, and cool in the refrigerator completely before serving
Make sure ingredients are organic
Enjoy these romantic gluten-free sweet potato brownies!
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1. “Delicious, Flourless Sweet Potato Brownies That Are 100% Gluten And Dairy Free.” Healthy Holistic Living. Healthy Holistic Living, 03 Jan. 2017. Web. 11 Feb. 2017.