Friday, 14 December 2012

Chocolate Almond Black Bean Brownies with Almond Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe inspired by the Anabolic Cookbook

Chocolate Almond Black Bean Brownies with Almond Cream Cheese Frosting

I'm no stranger to sweets and when dieting that can be my biggest downfall which is why I love experimenting with clean variations of my favourite recipes!



19oz black beans
3oz egg whites
2tsp coconut oil
1tsp olive oil
1/4 cup cocoa
1tbsp stevia
1tsp organic baking soda
1tsp apple cider vinegar
1/4tsp sea salt
3tbsp dark chocolate chips
1tbsp almond butter


3tbsp 95% Fat Free Cream Cheese
1tbsp almond butter
1/4tsp stevia 
1/4tsp cake sprinkles


Baking Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Rinse and drain black beans.
Blend all brownie ingredients except chocolate chips on high in blender until smooth. 
Add 2tbsp chocolate chips and stir by hand.
Pour brownie mixture into 9 inch brownie pan. 
Add 1tbsp chocolate chips evenly on top of brownies
Bake for 30-35 minutes

Frosting Directions:

Let brownies cool completely in refrigerator.  
Beat cream cheese, almond butter and stevia and cake sprinkles until smooth.
Spread frosting on brownies and cut into servings. 
Serve and enjoy!

Makes 12 servings. 

Each serving contains:

2g Protein
7g Carbs
5g Fat

Keep in mind that all ingredients in this recipe promote fat less and a lean physique! The fat comes from a combination of healthy MCT oil and unsaturated fats and 90% of the carbs are slow absorbing. Enjoy this treat as a snack between meals to keep your metabolism fired up!

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