Double Chocolate Quinoa Brownies

By Megan Olson
January 7, 2016
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Author Notes: Made with quinoa, chocolate and nut butter, this gluten free & vegan brownie is packed with protein, healthy fats and chocolate. A healthy treat made sinful, these Double Chocolate Quinoa Brownies are ones you can’t resist!Megan Olson

Serves: 16

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa (1/4 cup dry)
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 flax eggs - 2 tbsp golden flaxseed meal + 6 tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  1. Prepare flax egg by combining flaxseed meal with water & sitting in the refrigerator for 30 minutes
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  3. Prepare an 8x8 baking dish with cooking spray if not non-stick
  4. In a large bowl or standing mixer, combine all ingredients and mix well
  5. Add batter to baking dish
  6. Bake 35-45 minutes until a toothpick can be removed cleanly
  7. Allow to cool in the pan 30 minutes before cutting
  8. Cut with a plastic knife for a clean cut

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