Celebrate National Brownie Day With This Healthy Swap!

Brownie Sundae

In celebration of National Brownie Day, fire up the oven and try this delicious brownie recipe from Elizabeth’s cookbook, Eating Purely.

Eating purely is all about adding nutrient-rich ingredients to your meals. So instead of a bad-for-you brownie, try swapping in some black beans to add a nutritional punch. Seriously, it may sound weird and kind of gross, but honestly you and your guests will never know!

Peanut Butter Brownie Sundae

Ingredients

vegetarian, gluten-free

1 (15-oz) can black beans, drained

1/2 cup coconut oil

2/3 cup raw cacao

1 egg

1/4 cup coconut sugar

1 tbsp vanilla

1 tsp baking powder

1 cup chocolate chips

1/2 cup peanut butter

Top With:

Non-dairy ice cream

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine black beans, oil, cacao, egg, sugar, vanilla, and baking powder in a food processor. Blend until smooth. Pour into a bowl and fold in chocolate chips. Pour into greased 8 x 8 pan. In a small bowl, heat peanut butter in microwave for 45 seconds. Pour peanut butter into raw brownie mixture and swirl to combine. Bake for 15–20 minutes. Serve warm with ice cream.

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December 08, 2015 — Brigid McEntee