This amazing recipe comes courtesy of our friend and client, Katie Gluck. She is a plant based chef and graduate of The Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts. Her passion is to harness the power of food to heal disease. Katie’s lifelong goal is to inspire others to make the connection between the food they eat and its effect on their body, the environment, and the world. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Mmm...these guilt free brownies will have even the pickiest eaters asking for more! They are packed with black beans which is a protein powerhouse and contains filling fiber to keep your blood sugar in check. Goji berries take this treat to the next level, supplying this brownie with endless amounts of antioxidants. Wash it all down with your favorite nut milk....enjoy!
Wet: • 1 (15 oz) can black beans • 1/2 cup hot water • 1 tablespoon vanilla • 1/2 cup coconut sugar • 1/4 cup coconut oil, liquified • 1/2 teaspoon stevia • 1/2 cup applesauce • 1 ripe banana (ripe - but not brown)
Dry: • 1/2 cup fair trade cacao powder • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda • 2 tablespoons coconut flour • 1 cup Bob’s Red Mill All purpose gluten free flour (or flour of choice) • 1/2 cup fair trade chocolate chips (like Sunspire) • 1/2 cup goji berries
Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350 2. Line mini muffin tin with liners or grease with coconut oil 3. Using a blender or food processor blend all wet ingredients until smooth 4. Whisk together dry ingredients, except for chocolate chips and goji berries 5. Combine two mixtures, fold in chocolate chips and goji berries 6. Scoop batter into a mini muffin pan 7. Bake for 10-15 minutes