You are here: Home » Recipes » Heart-Smart Sweet Potato Muffins Heart-Smart Sweet Potato Muffins Kitchen Tested Yield 12 pieces Prep 10 mins Cook 18 mins Get your daily servings of whole grains—deliciously. Mark Boughton PrintEmail Watching your cholesterol and weight? These are low in fat, and high in beta carotene and potassium for a healthy heart. Ingredients Cooking spray1 cup whole-wheat flour1 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup packed brown sugar2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/8 teaspoon ground cloves1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup skim milk2 egg whites1 tablespoon canola oil1 cup finely grated raw sweet potato1/2 cup finely chopped dried pears1 to 2 tablespoon turbinado sugar Instructions Preheat oven to 375F. Coat 12 muffin cups with cooking spray. Combine whole-wheat flour and next six ingredients (whole-wheat flour through salt) in a mixing bowl. Combine milk, egg whites and oil in a separate bowl. Whisk well. Make a well in the center of dry ingredients. Pour wet ingredients into the well and stir until just combined. Gently fold in sweet potato and pears. Fill muffin cups two-thirds full. Sprinkle with turbinado sugar. Bake 18 to 20 minutes, until centers spring back when touched. Recipe by Mary Carter.