Food as Medicine Everyday (FAME) is a 12-week program offering nutrition education classes on a variety of topics to help improve diet and lifestyle. You’ll learn simple techniques to cook tasty, nutritious meals. Saint Luke’s Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center is a founding member of the Food as Medicine Institute Alliance.
Grace Hoffman, Nutritional Coordinator with Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute and the Food As Medicine Everyday (FAME) program, shares a healthy fall muffin recipe with the FOX4 morning show.
- 1 cup mashed sweet potato (cooked by either roasting or steamed, then cooled)
- 1/2 cup coconut oil or olive oil
- 2 eggs
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 2 cups oat flour, store bought or homemade (measured after grinding in blender)
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- ½ tsp nutmeg
- Preheat oven to 350F. Line muffin tin with nonstick spray.
- Homemade oat flour: grind oats in blender or food processor. Measure after blending.
- In a large bowl, combine mashed sweet potato, oil, eggs, maple syrup, and vanilla. Whisk until well combined.
- In another bowl, mix oat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
- Add dry ingredients to wet and stir until combine.
- Pour batter into muffin tin. Bake 20-22 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.