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Sweet Potato, Bacon and Chive Muffins (AIP, paleo, coconut-free)


These Savory Sweet Potato, Bacon and Chive Muffins are the ultimate comfort food. They’re perfect as a quick breakfast, or with a hearty soup for lunch/dinner and are AIP, paleo and coconut-free!


  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 
  • 1/2 cup + 3 TBSP sweet potato puree 
  • 1/2 cup applesauce 
  • 3/4 cup cassava flour 
  • 1/4 cup tigernut flour
  • 1/4 cup tapioca starch 
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder 
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt 
  • 1 tsp baking soda 
  • 1 gelatin egg (1 TBSP apple cider vinegar, 1 TBSP gelatin, 2 TBSP hot water) 
  • 1/2 cup cooked bacon, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chives, finely chopped 


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line muffin pan with muffin liners.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, combine olive oil, sweet potato puree and applesauce.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cassava flour, tigernut flour, tapioca starch, onion powder, garlic powder, sea salt and baking soda. 
  4. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and add in the wet ingredients. Stir to combine.
  5. Make gelatin egg by combining apple cider vinegar, gelatin and hot water. Use a fork to whisk until gelatin is fully combined and mixture is frothy.
  6. Fold gelatin egg into the batter followed by chopped cooked bacon and chives.*
  7. Fill 8-9 lined muffin cups with batter and bake in middle rack of oven for 25 minutes.


* Ensure bacon is fully cooked and crispy so that it doesn’t continue to release excess fat/oil into the muffins as they bake

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Muffins

Keywords: sweet potato, muffins, bacon, chive, savory muffins, aip, paleo, coconut free