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Healthy Brownies Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

This healthy brownie recipe is made with high protein quinoa, real cacao powder and sweetened with dates.

Ingredients

1/4 cup in cooked quinoa
(or 1 cup cooked quinoa)
1 cup pitted dates
1/4 cup raw cacao powder
2 tablespoons coconut oil (melted)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
sea salt

Directions

If you do not already have quinoa from another meal, then begin by cooking it.

Place quinoa into a medium saucepan and cover with double the water. (Water:Quinoa = 2:1 ratio).

Bring to a boil, turn down heat, and cover with lid on simmer for 12-15 minutes until light and fluffy.

Let cool before using in recipe.

Preheat your oven to 350F.

Grease 8x8 inch baking dish with butter.

In a food processor, blend all the ingredients until smooth.

Pour this sticky mixture into baking pan.

Bake for 20 minutes.

Let cool before cutting and serving.

To store: line between brownies with parchment paper to keep from sticking and keep in an airtight container in the fridge.

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