BLACK BEAN BROWNIE RECIPE (GLUTEN-FREE AND 100% DELICIOUS!)

You need these in your life NOW.

No need to ask questions. Simply read, bake, eat and thank me later.

It’s chewy… it’s chocolatey… it’s a no-BRAINER!

Not only are these sweet treats going to delight your taste buds, but you can also enjoy them guilt-free, because they are LOADED with fiber, protein, iron and magnesium!

Black Bean Brownies



Ingredients

1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained
½ cup cacao powder
4 tbsp coconut oil, melted
¾ cup raw honey
2 tsp stevia
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 eggs
½ cup gluten-free flour
¼ tsp sea salt
¼ cup water
Optional: add your favorite raw nuts (walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, etc.)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a blender, combine and blend all ingredients together.
Use coconut oil to grease an 8×8 pan.
Bake for 40 minutes.
Cool for 10-15 minutes.
Cut to share (or don’t and save the whole pan for yourself… shhhh I won’t tell on ya!).

Health Benefits



1. Black Beans

High protein and fiber content
Variety of phytonutrients (with antioxidant properties)
Iron, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, manganese, copper and zinc – helps build and maintain bone structure and strength

2. Coconut Oil

Antimicrobial, antibacterial and antifungal properties
Incredible source of medium chain fatty acids (MCFAs)
Has antioxidant properties and it helps in the absorption of other minerals
Lauric acid content increases your immunity and helps fight viruses and disease

3. Raw Honey

Blend of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, antioxidants, phytonutrients
Iron, zinc, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and selenium
The nutraceuticals contained in honey help neutralize damaging free radical activity
Counters pollen allergies
Promotes the growth of good bacteria in the intestine

4. Eggs

Good source of high quality protein
The whites are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper
The yolks are a source of cholesterol, fat soluble vitamins A, D, E and K and lecithin
A sweet treat that also packs a nutritious punch? SIGN ME UP!

SHARE this healthy treat with the chocolate lovers in your life – you are guaranteed to earn “brownie points!”