Healthy Vegan Breakfast Recipe: Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Muffins
Easy and healthy sweet potato chocolate chip muffins. The perfect make ahead vegan breakfast.
One of the best feelings in the morning is when you’ve already checked something off your to do list for the day – amirite?! That’s just one reason this vegan make ahead breakfast recipe is so good. Well, that, and the fact that they are tasty, moist and very easy to make. Which is the perfect reason why you should bookmark this vegan breakfast recipe for sweet potato chocolate chip muffins now! You won’t regret it.
But before we jump in to the recipe let’s discuss the health benefits of sweet potatoes:
- Sweet potatoes are loaded with antioxidants which help protect the body from radicals which can cause damage to DNA
- Sweet potatoes contain plenty of fiber and other gut health support nutrients
- Sweet potatoes have a ton of beta carotene supporting healthy vision
- Great for immune health since the vitamin A contained in sweet potatoes help maintain a healthy gut lining
All of these great health benefits sweet potatoes provide make them perfect to add to any HealthiHER diet! A HealthiHER diet for weight loss, weight management, energy or whatever health goals you may have.
Now that you understand more of the benefits, let’s jump into this healthy vegan breakfast recipe.
Gather Ingredients for this Vegan Breakfast Recipe
Here are the ingredients you’ll need for this recipe:
Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Muffins
- Cooked Sweet Potatoes
- Coconut Milk
- Vanilla Extract
- Oat Flour
- Gluten Free All Purpose Flour
- Coconut Sugar
- Baking Powder
- Ground Cinnamon
- Vegan Chocolate Chips
Prepare the Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Muffin Batter
To get started with this recipe make sure to preheat your oven to 350* F. Then either line your muffin tin with muffin liners or lightly grease with coconut oil. Place your cooked sweet potatoes with coconut milk and vanilla extract into your food processor and blend until smooth.
Separately, in a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, ground cinnamon and salt. Stir until well combined. Now transfer the blended sweet potato mixture from the food processor into the dry mixture and stir until just combine. Then fold in the chocolate chips.
Spoon the mixture into the prepared muffin pan. Bake for 25 – 30 minutes or until toothpick is inserted into the middle and comes out clean. Allow the muffins to cool for 15 – 20 minutes before cutting open. Best served and enjoyed warm!
How to Store Muffins?
Store muffins in an airtight container and place in the refrigerator. Reheat muffins in an air fryer for 3 – 5 minutes or microwave for 15 – 20 seconds. Best enjoyed warm.
What is the Secret to Moist Muffins?
Don’t over mix the batter. Mix until just combined, typically no more than about 10 to 12 stirs.
Is Sweet Potato Baked Healthy?
When sweet potatoes are baked they are typically healthy. What can make them unhealthy is the amount of oils, sugars or other added toppings. Eating sweet potatoes by themselves or pairing with healthy greens or other clean ingredients will keep the dish healthy.