Black Bean Protein Brownies (WFPB, Vegan)

WFPB Vegan Black Bean Protein Brownies
WFPB Vegan Black Bean Protein Brownies
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WFPB Vegan Black Bean Protein Brownies

Black Bean Brownies

Remove the guilt with these WFPB Vegan Black Bean Protein Brownies that are sure to delight.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 27 mins
Total Time 37 mins
Course Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 9
Calories 141 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can black beans 15 ounces
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup vegan chocolate protein powder
  • ½ cup coconut sugar or monk fruit sugar
  • 2 tbsp flax meal (ground flax seeds)
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 4 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract organic
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips sugar-free, dairy-free (Optional)
  • ¼ cup walnuts, organic (Optional)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 325°F (160°C).
  • Grease only 9 holes in a 12 hole muffin tin. 
  • In a small bowl, mix the 2 tablespoons of flaxmeal with 4 tablespoons of water. This is the vegan egg replacement. Let sit for a few minutes.
  • Blend the coconut sugar or monk fruit sugar in a blender until it forms a powder.
  • Drain and rinse your black beans. Pour them into the blender with the sugar. 
  • Now add in the cocoa powder, baking powder, protein powder, vanilla extract, and coconut oil.
  • Turn on the blender and blend on low until the mixture forms a smooth batter. 
  • [OPTIONAL] Pour the batter into a bowl and fold in your chocolate chips and walnuts. 
  • Pour the batter equally into the greased muffin tin.
  • Place the tin into the oven and bake for 25-28 minutes (they will be a bit fudgy in the middle).
  • Remove the tin from the oven and place onto a wire rack to cool completely. 
  • Top as desired.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days. 

Nutrition

Calories: 141kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 6gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 62mgPotassium: 222mgFiber: 5gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 2IUVitamin B1: 1mgVitamin B2: 1mgVitamin B3: 2mgVitamin B5: 1mgVitamin B6: 1mgVitamin B12: 1µgVitamin C: 1mgVitamin E: 1mgVitamin K: 1µgCalcium: 67mgCopper: 1mgFolate: 47µgIron: 1mgManganese: 1mgMagnesium: 55mgPhosphorus: 105mgSelenium: 2µgZinc: 1mg
Keyword Anti-Inflammatory Diet, Dairy-Free, DASH Diet, DF, Flexitarian, Flexitarian Diet, GF, Gluten-Free, Harvard Healthy Plate Diet, Mayo Clinic Diet, Mediterranean Diet, NF, Nut-Free, Plant-Based, Quick Meal (under 30 mins), Vegan, Vegetarian, WFPB Diet, Whole-food Plant-based Diet, Whole30 Diet, WW (Weight Watchers) Diet
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