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Featured Healthy Recipe: Sweet Potato-Avocado Brownies

[fa icon="calendar"] Sep 29, 2016 2:58:14 PM / by Katie Di Lauro, RDN

Katie Di Lauro, RDN

Sweet Potato-Avocado Brownies

Indulge without the guilt! These delicious brownies have less sugar than traditional recipes and include healthy fats, protein, fiber, and the benefit of nutrients from real food. All while being ooey-gooey, chocolaty and delicious!

 

 

Active FitTip: To practice portion control, consider making this healthy recipe in mini-muffin tins.

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INGREDIENTS

• 1 small ripe avocado

• 1/2 cup or 1 small sweet potato, cooked and pureed

• 2 whole eggs

• 1/3 cup honey or agave

• 2 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted

• 3 Tbsp. coconut flour, oat flour, or almond flour

• 1/3 cup raw cocoa powder

• 1 ½ tsp. baking soda

• 1/4 tsp. sea salt

• 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)


DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.

2. Use additional spoonful of coconut oil to ‘grease’ the cooking pan

3. Cook 1 small sweet potato until soft

4. Combine all ingredients in a mixer, blender or food processor

5. Blend the ingredients until smooth.

6. Optional: Fold in ¼ cup walnuts.

7. Spread mix evenly into baking dish.

8. Bake in oven for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for about 5 minutes, and enjoy!

 


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Topics: Healthy Recipe

Katie Di Lauro, RDN

Written by Katie Di Lauro, RDN

Kaite is a RDN and Active Wellness employee