My kids love blackbeans with sour cream for lunch every so often. And I love baking healthy versions of sweet treats for our family.
When I tasted these fudgy blackbean brownies out of the oven I was absolutely amazed that they were loaded with blackbeans and tasted like the fudgiest brownie I’d ever eaten! My biggest critics–my kids–devoured them with a glass of milk one night having no clue that they were not the gluten-filled, super sweet, traditional flour brownie. (That was our movie night “treat” recently when we watched Paddington for the first time–loved the movie!!!)
I like this recipe because you can tailor it to your dietary needs. You can make it an awesome brownie with some traditional sweetener in it (which is still only 15 net carbs–not an extreme sugar rush like most brownies) or make it relatively sugar free, low carb (based on how you sweeten it).
It’s an excellent recipe to play around with, too, by switching out chip flavors, using chocolate protein powder instead of the cocoa powder if you want more protein, etc.
Here’s to chocolate + good health!
Here’s another protein recipe you might like….
Happy and healthy eating to you and yours.
the sleepy time gal