@NYCfitfam’s Sweet Swolemate Brownies
How do you celebrate Valentine's Day with your #swolemate? Fit couple @NYCfitfam made these heavenly chocolate heart brownies using protein powder and garbanzo beans instead of sugar and flour. We especially like the pocket on top that’s just BEGGING for a scoop of ENLIGHTENED ice cream!
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- 19 ounces of Garbanzo beans, drained
- 1 cup semi-sweet non-dairy chocolate chips
- 3 oz organic applesauce
- 2 oz chocolate protein powder
- 12 tablespoons egg whites
- Enlightened Ice Cream to accompany finished product!
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease your favorite muffin tin (we found this heart shaped mold and couldn’t pass it up!)
- In food processor, blend garbanzo beans, applesauce, protein, and egg whites. Process until smooth. Add sugar and baking powder, pulse to blend.
- Place the chocolate chips into a microwave-safe bowl. Cook in microwave for approx. two (2) minutes, stirring every 20 seconds after the first minute, until chocolate is melted and smooth.
- Add melted chips to mixture. Transfer batter to muffin tin.
- Bake for 40 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a knife inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 10 to 15 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate.
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