Skinny GF & Fat free Sweet Potato Apple Muffins

I wanted something yummy this morning for breakfast,  so I put my thinking cap on and threw together the healthiest ingredients that I could find in my pantry!  Originally I felt like a sweet potato pie...but that was way too much work and calories.  So this is what I came up with and you know what? sometimes little miracles happen and you get to reap the rewards.  I ate two right out of the oven and they are delish!!

Linked to Gluten-Free Wednesdays
 I'm sitting outside in the sunshine eating muffins with my coffee...oh the joy
 Muffins are just so great.  No mixer needed!!
 Whip em..whip em good
 Now just fold gently and you are done!

  • 1 cup Millet flour
  • 1 cup ground flax meal (not flax seeds)
  • 1/2 cup tapioca starch
  • 1 tsp xanthan gum
  • 2 tsps baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups canned sweet potato, mashed with a fork into smooth puree
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup or honey   ( I used honey) 
  • 1 apple, diced


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Spray muffin pans with cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk all dry ingredients until thoroughly incorporated.
  4. In a smaller bowl, mix eggs, sweet potato puree, honey or maple syrup until thoroughly smooth.
  5. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry until just incorporated.  Add diced apples and fold in.
  6. Fill muffin tins almost full and smooth with a spoon.
  7. Bake for apx 22-25 minutes or until slightly browned on top.
Yields 16 muffins.


  1. The ingredients makes these sound like muffins that we would really enjoy. Thanks for sharing them at GF Wednesdays.

  2. Hi Linda, Thanks so much for featuring my muffins on your site! I hope the boys like them. I heard a long time ago that a little carbs won't make us fat if there's no fat in the recipe, but when I smear on peanut butter that totally ruins my whole fantasy :) xx


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