Desserts

Double Chocolate Quinoa Brownies

968

Made with quinoa, chocolate and nut butter, this gluten free & vegan brownie is packed with protein, healthy fats and chocolate. A healthy treat made sinful, these Double Chocolate Quinoa Brownies are ones you can’t resist!

16
1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
1/2 cup cocoa powder
2 flax eggs - 2 tbsp golden flaxseed meal + 6 tbsp water
1/4 cup coconut oil
3/4 cup almond butter
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup maple syrup
2 tsp almond extract
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips - I use Enjoy Life
Prepare flax egg by combining flaxseed meal with water & sitting in the refrigerator for 30 minutes Preheat oven to 350 degrees Prepare an 8x8 baking dish with cooking spray if not non-stick In a large bowl or standing mixer, combine all ingredients and mix well Add batter to baking dish Bake 35-45 minutes until a toothpick can be removed cleanly Allow to cool in the pan 30 minutes before cutting Cut with a plastic knife for a clean cut
Nutritions

Calories
238

Sodium
80mg
3% DV

Fat
10g
15% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
26g
8% DV

Fiber
4g
16% DV