Thursday, July 25, 2013

Black Bean Cake Brownies

These brownies will satisfy any chocolate craving!!  They are so good and good for you!  I was excited to try this new recipe out and happy that they tasted just as good as they look.  You can not even tell it is made with black beans!

INGREDIENTS

1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
2 eggs
2 egg whites
1 Tbsp coconut oil
2 Tbsp almond butter
1/2 cup cocoa
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
2/3 cup stevia
1/2 tsp instant coffee
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
mini dark chocolate chips (topping)

DIRECTIONS


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. Combine all ingredients (except chips) in a blender/food processor
3. Pour batter into a 8in baking dish sprayed with Pam
4. Place chips on top
5. Bake 12-15 minutes

ENJOY!!




Friday, July 12, 2013

Mango "Salsa"

This is so refreshing and perfect during any time of year.  You are supposed to have it with chips but I just ate it alone. You can also mix with a little quinoa and make it a meal!  YUMMY!!

INGREDIENTS:
1 can black beans
about 3 mangos
1-2 red peppers
Fresh Cilantro (to taste)
Fresh Lime juice (to taste)
about 1/2 red onion

MIX and ENJOY!!

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Chocolate Banana Pancakes

These are absolutely incredible!!!!  MUST TRY!!!


INGREDIENTS:
1/2 cup oats
1/2 TBSP cocoa
1 tsp baking powder
1 TBSP granulated sweetener
2 egg whites
2/3 medium banana
2 TBSP unsweetened almond milk (or water)

Topping: 1/3 cup greek yogurt, 1/3 cup cottage cheese, 2-3 TBSP sugarfree maple syrup

DIRECTIONS:
Mix ingredients with a hand blender until smooth. Fry in a pan in some coconut oil about 30-45 seconds each side