Today we’re going to show you how to prepare delicious dairy-free brownies that are great for your health. The brownies are made of sweet potatoes and are gluten-free. They are great for vegans, gluten intolerant people and those who’re trying to lose weight.
Sweet potatoes are a tasty vegetable that offers numerous health benefits. They have anti-inflammatory properties and can assist in the prevention of diabetes, while supplying your body with various vitamins and minerals.
Here are some of the health benefits of sweet potatoes:
They regulate your blood sugar levels naturally
It doesn’t matter that their glycemic index is high – sweet potatoes will put your blood sugar levels under control and assist in the treatment and prevention of diabetes.
Sweet potatoes contain anthocyanins, compounds with anti-inflammatory properties that are also responsible for the veggie’s orange color. Consuming them regularly will relieve the inflammation in different body parts including the brain.
Rich nutritional profile
Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6 and C, as well as copper, manganese, phosphorus and potassium. They also contain fiber, a compound which is of key importance for our digestion.
Here’s how to make the sweet potato brownies:
- A cup of mashed sweet potatoes
- ¼ cup cocoa powder
- ½ cup nut butter
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- A handful of carob chips
Preheat the oven at 350 F. In the meantime, melt the maple syrup and nut butter over low heat, then mix it with the carob chips, sweet potatoes and cocoa in a big bowl. Now, grease a pan and pour the mixture in, then bake for 20 minutes at 350 F. Leave the brownies to cool down for a bit before serving. Try this delicious dessert and we’re sure you’ll love it.
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