Gluten Free Sugar Free Vegan Vegetarian Brownies
Time: 30 Minutes
Yield: 12 – 14
(9 Item Recipe)
Naturally vegan, vegetarian, Gluten free, sugar free & sodium free
1/2 cup raw organic almonds
1 organic ripe banana
1/3 cup organic almond flour
1 cup cacao
6 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or applesauce for reduced fat version
3/4 cup agave nectar or stevia extract to taste
1 teaspoon gluten free vanilla extract
2 Teaspoons flax seed meal + 1/2 cup purified water (I use Bob’s Red Mill Brand)
1 Cup raw organic walnut or pecan pieces, unsalted (optional)
Preheat oven to 325. In a food processor take almonds, almond flour, and banana, pulsing until a smooth paste is reacjed. Remove to a bowl. In another bowl take cacao, oil, agave, vanilla and egg mixing until smooth. When done mixing add the almond flour to mixture stirring all together. Mix for 20 – 40 seconds. If adding nuts add the to the mixture. Spray or oil your pan or baking dish. Spread batter evenly into baking dish. Bake at 325 for 20 to 25 minutes until toothpick runs clean. Allow to cool. With knife go around edges of brownies, cut and serve.
These are a great healthy alternative to traditional unhealthy sweet options.