Black Bean Brownies

Hold the phone these delicious little morsels, naturopath approved; are actually healthy.

Gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free. vegan, vegetarian and Paleo perfect. What are they made form you ask?! Air!Nope, black beans!

These fiber rich brownies are great for those with intolerances or anyone wanting a healthy snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 can of black beans, drain and rinse very well
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder * 1/2 cup quick oats 40g
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup, honey, or agave * pinch uncut stevia OR 2 tbsp sugar (or omit and increase the maple syrup to 1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup to 2/3 cup cacao nibs, nuts or seeds

Method

  1. Simply blend until fine in a food processor.


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Making the most of isolation and limiting my peanut butter toast addiction.
I’ve set myself some health goals. My most recent is to increase my fresh vegetables. The goal, 5 cups per day.

Today’s winner – Zucchini and sweet corn fritters with a big dollop of guacamole.

Zucchini and sweet corn fritters

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini
  •  1/2 onion
  •  1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup corn 155g
  •  1/2 cup grated mozzarella (or any hard cheese will work)
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan 20g
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • olive oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Trim the end off the zucchini, peel the onion then coarsely grate both.


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