Black Bean Brownie
1-19 oz can (or 2 cups) of Black Beans
1/4 Cup Cocoa
1/3 Cup Agave Nectar
1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
1 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 Cup Instant Oats
Combine all ingredients except the instant oats and blend with a hand blender (or in a blender or food processor). Fold in the instant oats. Pour into a greased 8″ Square baking dish and cook at 350 degrees for 1/2 hour. Let cool completely before icing or cutting. Best if refrigerated first.
1/3 cup cocoa
1/3 cup agave nectar
1/3 cup tahini
Combine ingredients and mix will. If the result is too think add a bit more agave.
Recipe provided by Steve Milito. Steve is a supervisor in our Body Care Department. He loves this recipe because it is so easy to make, tastes great and is a lot healthier than the usual brownie (sometimes he eats it for breakfast!)
“My diet philosophy is ever evolving. I try to eat healthy but I love snack food so I like to find healthier cheats. Also, I have family members who are gluten sensitive and/or vegan so I like to find recipes that will work for everyone.”