I think ya’ll are going to love this recipe. I could probably eat it most everyday and certainly every night with my casein and peanut butter (see below).


The ingredient list is long, especially for me, but it’s worth it. You can tell it has wheat flour, but I think thats a given with any healthy treat. I’ve made it a few times now and it is consistently amazing. This time I used Hershey’s Special Dark baking cocoa and the brownies are darker than the chocolate chips! Looks funny, but tastes wonderful.


Also- I used Ghiradelli 60% baking chips. They’re wider and flatter than regular chocolate morsels, which makes it seem like there’s more in the brownies.

Geoff says they don’t taste like brownies, which I guess is true. But they’re healthy! I’d rather eat them and not blow my macros out of the water any day.


Milly wishes she could have some.


I wasn’t expecting that an empty protein container with a few pieces of dog food inside would be such a great toy. She’s ripped apart all her others and chases this one around the house now.

Anyways, recipe below:

Black Bean Brownies
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Cook time
Total time
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 24
  • 1 ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour (wheat flour works)
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • 2 scoops chocolate casein protein
  • ½ cup cocoa baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ⅔ cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans
  • 2 egg whites or 1 egg replacement
  • 2 tbsp sugar free syrup (agave works as well)
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup no sugar added applesauce
  • ¾ cup water
  1. Preheat oven to 325
  2. Line a 9x13 baking dish with foil then spray with PAM
  3. Rinse and drain black beans, dump into a food processor
  4. Add almond milk and process until somewhat smooth
  5. Measure out and mix dry ingredients in a large bowl
  6. Add processed beans mean mixture
  7. Add remaining wet ingredients and mix well, batter may be very thick
  8. Pour into prepared dish and bake for 30 minutes
  9. Let cool and cut 24 squares
  10. Store in airtight container in the fridge
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 brownie Calories: 105 Fat: 3 Carbohydrates: 15 Sugar: 3 Fiber: 4 Protein: 5



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