Being healthy does not mean you have to entirely give up sweet cravings and never eat yummy desserts again. With this recipe, vegans can enjoy a really delicious chocolate fudge brownie. This brownie is sugar-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free. You won’t even need a food dehydrator to make the brownie! All you have to do is blend all the ingredients in a food processor, freeze for a few hours, then you can enjoy a heavenly yet healthy piece of brownie. This brownie is also perfect as a pre or post workout snack as it has protein and carbohydrates.
• ¾ cup of rolled oats
• ¾ cup of walnuts
• 1 cup of pitted dates
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 2 tbsp cocoa powder
• ⅛ tsp salt
• 4 tbsp melted coconut oil
• 1 tbsp ground flaxseed
• 1 tbsp chia seeds
This recipe takes about 45 to make. Serves 6 to 9.
Put rolled oats and walnuts in a food processor.
Pulse until you get a powdered mixture.
Add dates, vanilla extract, cocoa powder, salt, coconut oil, ground flaxseed, and chia seeds.
Process for 1 minute, then scrape off the sides the bowl.
Pulse for another 30 seconds or until smooth.
Spread and press the dough in a baking dish lined with aluminum foil.
Freeze the brownie for at least 30 minutes or for a few hours.
Take the brownie out from the freezer.
To remove from the pan, simply lift the aluminum foil from the sides.
Transfer to a flat surface, then cut into 6 or 9 squares.
Ideas And Tips:
• You can also use other nuts like Brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, pecans, or almonds.
• The chia seeds add crunch but you may also soak the chia seeds in water first if you want the stickier brownie.
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