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.
Banana Treat: 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.
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