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How to Make Mouthwatering Brownies with Avocado & Sweet Potatoes Instead of Butter, Wheat Flour and Sugar

Avocados were first used by the Aztecs and since have been highly sought after for their health benefits. Avocados are high in healthy mono-unsaturated fats such as oleic acid. They also have anti inflammatory properties and are high in potassium, magnesium and fiber.  Try incorporating avocados into your diet with this delicious Sweet Potato Brownies dessert recipe!

Sweet Potato Brownies Recipe

Total Time: 40 minutes
Serves: 9

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 C cooked sweet potato puree
  • ½ C Applesauce
  • 1/4 – 1/2 C honey
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 C Coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot powder
  • ½ C cacao powder
  • ½ tsp Sea salt
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • ¼ C honey
  • ½ C sprouted almond butter
  • ¼ C cacao powder
  • ½ C coconut milk
  • Sea Salt

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  2. Grease 8×8 pan with coconut oil and line it with parchment paper
  3. In a bowl, combine avocado, sweet potato, applesauce, honey and vanilla. Once creamy, add in cacao powder
  4. Add in eggs one at a time
  5. In a separate bowl, combine coconut flour, arrowroot flour, salt and baking soda.
  6. Combine both mixtures until smooth.
  7. Transfer to greased pan and bake for 25-35 minutes
  8. While baking, combine the last 5 ingredients listed in a separate bowl and mix until creamy and smooth
  9. Once the brownies are done baking and have cooled, frost with this mixture.
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Dr. Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS, is a doctor of natural medicine, clinical nutritionist and author with a passion to help people get well using food as medicine. Dr. Axe is the author of Eat Dirt and Essential Oils: Ancient Medicine , and he's also the founder of www.DrAxe.com , one of the world's top natural health sites that draws more than 11 million visitors each month.
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