Turn Up the BEET Brownies
Let's get straight to the fudgy deliciousness.
Here's the recipe, folks:
1 cup raw beets (roasted from raw, or store bought)
½ cup almond milk
¼ cup Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
⅓ cup Coconut Sugar
2 scoops Vanilla protein powder of choice
2 tbsp chocolate chips
1 tbsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp cocoa powder
2 tbsp flax seed
1 tsp sea salt
1 cup rolled, quick cooking oats
2 tbsp coconut flour (or ground unsweetened shredded coconut)
Preheat ovent to 350F and line a square 8x8 pan/baking dish with parchment.
In a food processor pulse the flax seed, sea salt, oats, and coconut until it is a flour like consistency. Set aside in a large bowl.
In a food processor or blender, add almond milk and puree beets to smooth. Set aside.
In a small sauce pan, add coconut oil, coconut sugar, cocoa powder, chocolate chips, and vanilla, and melt over low heat.
Add to beet mixture and puree until smooth.
Add the beet mixture to the large bowl with the flour and mix until smooth.
Add to the 8x8 pan and smooth out to corners with a spatula or spoon.
Bake for 25-30 min or until butter knife comes out clean from the center.
Set aside to cool.
Creamy Cashew Frosting.
1 cup cashews
½ cup boiling hot water
1 tsp vanilla
2 scoops vanilla protein
1 tbsp coconut sugar
1 tbsp coconut oil
1 tbsp cocoa powder
Add all ingredients to food processor and puree until frosting consistency.
Once brownies are cooled, frost them, and enjoy!
Store this in refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Amount per serving
% Daily Value
*Total Fat 8.3g 11%
Saturated Fat 4.1g 20%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 153mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 12.8g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2.2g 8%
Total Sugars 5.5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 174mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.