Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Double Chocolate Raspberry Black Bean Brownies

(No Sugar Added! No Wheat! Gluten Free!)
3 eggs
2 bananas
1 cup honey
1 cup fresh raspberries
2 cups black beans
1 cup ground flax seeds
1/2 cups dark chocolate chips
1/4 cup good quality cocoa
1 cup melted chocolate 
1 teaspoon high quality espresso powder (instant)
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons orange zest

Preheat oven to 400 F

Blend all the ingredients in a blender (except raspberries) until smooth. Pour batter in to a mixing bowl, gently folding in the raspberries. Fill a lined 12 cup muffin pan to 3/4 full. Bake for 30 minutes or until set.

Serve warm or cool on a cookie rack and store in an air tight container (very moist).


Michelle Maskaly said...

This might be the easiest recipe ever! I can't wait to try it.

Rich and Sweet said...

This is awesome! I love how you just blend the ingredients!!!!Well done Mia! xo Bia

Ally said...

Mmmmmmia! I am rockin' hot for your brownies! What a great combo and experimentation! xoxo Ally

Unknown said...

Will definitely make these babies!!! Thanks so much for such a healthy, creative and awesome recipe!!! :)

CEK said...

These look fantastic! I love how you used beans in the recipe. I'll definitely have to try these out. Great recipe Mia!

gfe--gluten free easily said...

Your brownies look phenomenal! A friend just shared the link with me as an early Valentine's Day present ... I feel very loved indeed! I already shared them on my gfe Facebook page. Can't wait to give these a try. I love that the only sweetness comes from fruit and chocolate---VERY nice! It's great to be introduced to your blog, Mia. :-)

All the best,

Angie A said...

These look divine!:)

Anonymous said...

Mia, these look fab! I would never of thought to blend in black beans into my brownies. I can't wait to make these! I just asked my husband about eating black bean brownies.. first he said, black beans in my brownies? then said..you make them, I'll eat 'em!! thanks!! :)

Unknown said...

Mia, made these this morning. Made the whole house smell yummy! I didn't have enough honey, so I used half brown rice syrup and half agave syrup instead. Also, I only had ground flaxseed, so I used half cup ground flax and half cup chia seeds. Turned out amazing!! Thanks for such a great recipe, dear!!! :)

Mia said...

Glad you enjoyed the recipe Amee!

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