Chocolate Sweet Potato Muffins (Vegan)

The other day, we made a recipe that called for baking sweet potatoes.  Well we ended up with more than we needed, so I pureed some to make these Chocolate Sweet Potato Muffins.  These are delicious.

Dense, fudgy and filled with little bits of pecans. Marcus has been taking them to work all week.  This recipe is easy and freezes well too. If you like chocolate, you may also like my flourless chocolate muffins and my chocolate coffee cookies.


Chocolate Sweet Potato Muffins - My Whole Food Life


This healthy muffin recipe is vegan and gluten free.  If you are trying to get some more veggies into your kids, this is a good one to start with.  Mine had no idea there was sweet potato in it!

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Lentil Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I got a package of black beluga lentils a couple weeks ago and I have been dying to try it.  Today was the day. I made these Lentil Stuffed Sweet Potatoes and they were out of this world delicious.  Super easy to make too.

I cooked the sweet potatoes in my Instant Pot and it took no time at all.  Since I know not everyone has an instant pot, I will write directions for the oven as well.  If you like sweet potato recipes, you may also like my Sweet Potato Chili or my Sweet Potato Pasta with Brussels Sprouts.


Lentil Stuffed Sweet Potatoes 1 - My Whole Food Life


If you can’t find the black beluga lentils, you can also use black beans or brown lentils.  Both should work well.  This dish is not only easy, but also budget friendly.

Vegan and gluten free too. I topped mine with some of my homemade dairy free sour cream and it was delicious!

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Sweet Potato Patties

Today this recipe for Sweet Potato Patties come’s from Ginny McMean’s new cookbook, The Make Ahead Vegan – 125 Freezer Friendly Recipes.


She is also the mastermind behind the blog, Vegan in the Freezer.  Definitely check it out if you haven’t already!  This recipe, like all the others is easy and budget friendly.  Like this delicious sweet potato patty recipe.

Sweet Potato Patties - My Whole Food Life

Not only are there 125 recipes, but there is also great information about freezing in general.  Some topics include, freeze or not to freeze, containers for freezing, prepping food for the freezer, blanching vegetables, stocking the freezer, and so much more!  All of the recipes are vegan, but some are not gluten free,  I’m sure you could make them gluten free with a few tweaks though.

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Sweet Potato Coconut Curry

Out of all the veggie pasta out there, sweet potato pasta is my fave!  I love that you can eat a large portion and not feel guilty! I was never really into regular pasta that much, so I am loving all these veggie pastas.  In this Sweet Potato Coconut Curry the flavors work in a magical way.  I seriously could have eaten it all myself, but I had to save some for Marcus!

Sweet Potato Coconut Curry - My Whole Food Life

This dish is super easy to make!  I used my spiralizer to make the sweet potato pasta.  It only takes a few minutes, but it is an arm workout!  This recipe fits all diets too.  Vegan, gluten free and paleo.  If you want to add more protein to this, you can always add your favorite protein.  I added some pepitas to mine.

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Sweet Potato Pasta with Brussel Sprouts

I just love my spiralizer. Today I made Sweet Potato Pasta with Brussel Sprouts and Pistachios.  This sweet potato pasta is super easy to make.  Great for those days when you need to pull something together quickly.  The flavors in this dish were inspired by my maple glazed Brussel sprouts.  Since sweet potatoes and Brussel sprouts are my favorite vegetables, I had to put them together.

Sweet Potato Pasta - My Whole Food Life

This sweet potato pasta with Brussel sprouts fits almost every diet.  It’s vegan, gluten free and paleo.  Grain free too.  The pistachios add a little crunch as well as some protein.  I also think this sweet potato pasta would be great with a cashew cream instead of the maple glaze.  I may try that next time.  Dried cranberries or even pomegranate would be a nice addition as well.   If you needed a nut free version, you can easily use pepitas instead of pistachios.

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