If I was forced to make a list of my top 5 most favorite foods, I would definitiely put sweet potato and peanutbutter on it. I never thought of combining them, but they truly are a match made in heaven. Sweet potatoes are such an amazing nutritional powerhouse and they offer a host of health benefits which far exceeds the nutrional value found in regular potatoes, for example they contain twice as much fiber. Not only are these orange- skinned root vegetables one of nature’s most unsurpassed sources of betacaroteen, they are also rich in vitamin C and E. These are all important antioxidants, which help to protect healthy cells from damage caused by free radicals and to strengthen your ability to help fight infection and disease.
I often get inspiration for recipes on Instagram and recently I saw a lot of people baking sweet potato brownies, which immediately caught my attention, because who doesn’t love brownies? These are of course not the typical brownies loaded with refined sugar, flour and butter, but a healthy and still very yummy option. I decided to give my own twist to already used recipes, so here you go.
I must admit, at first glance, sweet potatoes in your brownie sound pretty weird, but they are great way to add a lovely moist, fudgy and nutritious texture to your brownies. Sweet potatoes are such a nutritional powerhouse because they are packed with calcium, potassium, vitamins A and C, and they are a rich source of anti-oxidants. Continue reading