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!


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)


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


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!!

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


Thursday, July 4, 2013

Chocolate Banana Pancakes

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

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

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