Decadent Raw Brownies

March 20, 2015 • Desserts, Snacks • Views: 1494

You simply wont believe these brownies are actually good for you because they taste so divine. They are completely indulgent & taste amazing with only a few simple ingredients.

Ingredients

  • ½ a cup of pecans
  • ½ cup of walnuts
  • 1 cup of medjool dates
  • 5 tablespoons of raw cacao
  • 4 tablespoons of shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons of maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Start by blending all the nuts in the food processor until they form a crumbly mixture
  2. Then add the pitted dates, raw cacao, shredded coconut & maple syrup.
  3. Once your mixture has formed a sticky consistency place into a baking tray & press firmly into shape.
  4. Place in the fridge for approximately an hour to set or the freezer for 10 minutes, if you desire your brownies quicker.
  5. Then cut into squares & serve with fresh seasonal berries & a sprinkle of coconut for decoration.

Benefits

These raw brownies despite being dense will help support a weight management plan by providing the natural satiety factor & aiding & supporting digestion.

The pecans & walnuts provide a healthy plant protein & are also rich in essential nutrients & antioxidants such as B vitamins, thiamin, manganese, vitamin E, potassium, calcium, iron, zinc, & selenium.

The shredded coconut makes a healthy addition to your diet because it adds fibre, iron, & healthy fat.

Raw cacao has so many health benefits including magnesium, calcium, sulphur, zinc, iron, copper, potassium, & manganese. They also include fibre & protein & an array of B vitamins.

Maple syrup is my natural sweetener of choice because it has the same beneficial classes of over 54 antioxidant compounds found in berries & tomatoes. These antioxidants help support your own bodies defenses against free radical damage.

These raw brownies satisfy your desire for a sweet indulgent treat while being healthy for you & would make a great afternoon tea treat or dessert.

 

 

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