Curb your sweet tooth with this healthy brownie and banana snack. This treat satisfies those powerful cravings, so you’ll never feel deprived. The blended banana treat is a perfect substitute for ice cream and is a delicious addition to the brownie.
- 2 cups cups cooked black beans or canned no-salt-added or low-sodium black beans, drained
- 10 Medjool dates
- 2 tbsp raw almond butter
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 cup natural, non-alkalized cocoa powder
- 1 tbsp ground chia seeds
- Raspberries or other berries for topping
- 2 frozen bananas
- handful of blueberries
- a few walnuts
Preheat oven to 200°F. Blend the black beans, dates, almond butter and vanilla in a food processor or high powered blender until smooth.
Add the cocoa powder, and chia seeds and blend again. Pour into a very lightly oiled 8x8-inch baking pan and bake for 1 1/2 hours.
Cool completely before cutting into small squares. Top with raspberries or other berries.
Blend bananas, blueberries, and walnuts in a high speed blender. Pair the banana treat with the warm brownies and enjoy!
Recipe courtesy of Dr. Joel Fuhrman.