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    Sweet Potato Fishies

    Sweet Potatoes are delicious! And they’re also full of healthy carbs, vitamins, and antioxidants. So, why won’t my kids just eat them!?! I sneak sweet potatoes into so many dishes- into muffins, into gnocchi, into stir-fry. But what I really want is for my kids to just eat sweet potatoes as…sweet potatoes. I once heard that we have to eat a food several times before we actually find it appealing, which makes sense and I’ve even found some research on the web that supports this claim. So, this sweet potato snack has become my attempt to get a few bites of sweet potato into my kids’ mouths (repeatedly) so that…

  • Paleo Spinach and Sweet Potato Muffins stacked up high in front of window
    Baked Treats,  Muffins,  Recipes

    Paleo Spinach and Sweet Potato Muffins

    These Paleo Spinach and Sweet Potato Muffins are gluten-free, dairy-free, and sweetened only with the delicious sweetness of maple syrup, medjool dates, applesauce, and banana. The organic green banana flour also gives these muffins a sweet, earthy taste. Each of these yummy muffins contains over two tablespoons of packed spinach, over one tablespoon of sweet potato, and less than two teaspoons of maple syrup per muffin. Edited: I have since added 6 medjool dates to this recipe, making them just a tad sweeter. I think you’ll find these Paleo Spinach and Sweet Potato Muffins are the perfect snack when you feel like something sweet, filling, and just the right amount…

  • These gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free muffins are baked with green banana flour and packed with sweet potatoes.
    Baked Treats,  Muffins,  Recipes

    Green Banana Flour Muffins (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Refined Sugar-Free)

    These gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free muffins are baked with green banana flour and packed with sweet potatoes. I hope you enjoy this unique recipe as much as we do. Sweet Potatoes I love to sneak veggies into my baked goods and these muffins are no exception. In the batch pictured in this post, I used an organic hanna sweet potato. This is the variety with a white flesh that turns a yellowish color when cooked. It’s really sweet and I could eat it by the spoonful! I’ve also made these muffins with jewel sweet potatoes (an orange variety) with equally delicious results. Did you know there are actually sixteen…