Sweet Potato Raisin Muffins

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Before I knew I wanted to become a Dietitian for my career, I feel in love with food thanks to the Food Network. I could sit and watch cooking shows for hours, and I actually learned some basics in the kitchen that I still use today. One show that hit home was Sandra Lee’s “Semi-Homemade” cooking show. I’m all about making food from scratch, but lets face it; sometimes life happens and we just don’t have time for that! However, what I’ve learned from Sandra is that you can still make a delicious meal, dessert, or party spread using semi-made products! So when I was staring at my pantry trying to figure out what I could make with ingredients I already had; my box of Kodiak Cakes mix jumped out at me! Kodiak Cakes make pancake/waffle mixes that are made from whole grains, packed with fiber, and provide more protein than your average waffle. Naturally, my mind went immediately to muffins that I can have for breakfast with some yogurt or as a snack with some almond butter!

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Sweet Potato Raisin Muffins:

Makes 12 muffins

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Kodiak Cakes Flapjack + waffle mix
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 flax egg (2 Tbsp flaxseed + 2.5 Tbsp water)
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 sweet potato, cooked and pureed (skin removed)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup raisin medley
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Make the flax egg and set aside for 5 minutes
  3. Then add sweet potato puree, coconut sugar, oil, maple syrup, tahini, and vanilla extract. Mix well
  4. Add in the almond milk and stir once
  5. Add in all the dry ingredients and mix until combined
  6. Fold in the raisins and mix
  7. Grease a muffin tin and spoon until 2/3 full. Top with shredded coconut and additional raisins
  8. Bake for 14-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  9. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely
  10. Store in an airtight container in the fridge or the freezer

Enjoy!

One thought on “Sweet Potato Raisin Muffins

  1. Mary Murico

    Your blog is well written and the recipes are fantastic! Thanks for providing this for us less creative folks!!❀️ Keep up the great work!!

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