Healthy Spud Muffins

Written by Veronica Yoo

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Muffins

Did you know that sweet potatoes are a good source of dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals which may be beneficial for people with thyroid conditions. Additionally, sweet potatoes are a low glycemic index food, meaning they can help to regulate blood sugar levels, which may be beneficial for people with thyroid conditions.

  • Author: Veronica Yoo
  • Prep Time: 10 min.
  • Cook Time: 20 min.
  • Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato or yam
  • 2 whole eggs, organic free range
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, cold pressed, organic
  • 1/3 cup honey, raw cold pressed, organic or 6 dates, pitted
  • 2 cups oats, dry blended
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp himalayan salt or sea salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract, organic (optional)
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F and line silicone muffin cups in a baking pan
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add wet ingredients: mashed potato, coconut oil, 2 eggs, honey, and vanilla extract and mix well.
  3. In a small bowl, add blended oats, baking powder, salt and cinnamon and mix well.
  4. Combine mixed dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix well. ( use spartular )
  5. Pour the batter into silicone muffin cups evenly.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean
  7. Cool down and store in the refrigerator or freezer


What are the health benefits of sweet potato?

1. Rich in Antioxidants: Sweet potatoes are a great source of antioxidants, including beta-carotene, which can help protect cells from damage.

2. High in Nutrients: Sweet potatoes are a great source of many vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, C, and B6, as well as iron and potassium.

3. Can Help Lower Blood Pressure: The high amounts of potassium in sweet potatoes can help to regulate blood pressure and reduce the risk of hypertension.

4. May Help Improve Digestion: Sweet potatoes are a good source of fiber, which can help to promote regularity and a healthy digestive system.

5. May Help Lower Cholesterol: The fiber content in sweet potatoes can help to lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease.

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Veronica Yoo

Veronica is dedicated and experienced nutritionist and certified health coach who specializes in functional medicine, She's a published author, nutritional instructor, WBFF professional figure athlete, and both the brains and beauty behind all that Makeover Nutrition offers.

Veronica is also the President & CEO of a BC based health and wellness association; Pacific Alliance of Body Care.