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Healthy Chocolate Brownies

Healthy Chocolate Brownies

 

The weekend is here and its time to reward yourself for a week filled with squats, lunges, pull-ups and cardio. Why not ditch that processed junk food and make a batch of these healthy chocolate brownies, whilst they are still a brownie that contains sugar they also contain some nutritious other ingredients so that your are getting some benefit from them. Dieting and exercising can take its toll and a little sweet treat is often a good thing to keep you motivated and on the right track to a healthier body. So get your weekly workouts out of the way and relax, recover and enjoy your weekend and go back to your training on monday morning fresh and powerful.

 

Healthy Chocolate Brownies 

  • 2 tbs ground chia seeds
  • 120g water
  • 300g sweet potato, steamed and mashed
  • 3 egg whites
  • 3/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup chia oil
  • 100g dark chocolate
  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC.
  2. Line a 30 x 20cm baking tray lined with baking paper.
  3. Mix the ground chia seeds with water and set aside.
  4. Beat the egg whites to form peaks and set aside.
  5. Melt the chocolate over a double boiler.
  6. Combine the flour, cocoa, walnuts and sugar in a mixing bowl with the chia seed paste, chia oil and melted chocolate. Fold in the egg whites.
  7. Spread the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Cut into squares and store in an air tight container.