Protein Packed Choc Brownie!!

Now…I was a little hesitant when I checked out these ingredients??!

But they were a HIT my house….& he still doesn’t know about the kidney beans…..he just wants me to make more!!!

They aren’t as gooey as the traditional….but still a great treat with a cup of herbal tea…hey – even breakie??!! LOL

Ingredients:

  • 2Tbsp chia seeds
  • 400g tin kidney beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1/2C almond meal
  • 3/4C cacoa powder
  • 1/3C maple syrup or honey
  • 1tsp vanilla paste
  • 1 Tbsp tahini or almond butter

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC and line square baking tin with baking paper.
  2. In a small bowl, mix 1/4C warm water with chia seeds. Allow to sit for a bit to form a gel.
  3. Place chia seeds and remaining ingredients in food processor and blend until well combined.
  4. Pour into cake tine and spread evenly with knife.
  5. Bake for about 45mins or until a skewer comes out clean in the middle.
  6. Allow to cool, then cut into squares and serve.
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