These brownies are a must-make. Not only are they nutrient dense from oats, almond flour, banana, and grated carrot, they're also ridiculously easy to make. All you do is throw the ingredients into a bowl, combine, bake, and something amazingly delicious happens. They're dense, chocolatey, gluten-free, and free from refined sugar —so don't let the "brownie" part stop you from having one of these for breakfast.

Nutrient-Dense Brownies With Raw Chocolate Sauce [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Serves

6

Cooking Time

20

Ingredients

For the Brownies:

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons oat bran fiber
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup crushed mulberries
  • 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon dark cocoa powder
  • 1 grated carrot
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla bean powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

For the Raw Chocolate Sauce:

  • 4 tablespoons cacao butter
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 4 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla bean powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon coconut cream
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Preparation

To Make the Brownies:

  1. Mix the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients and stir to combine.
  2. Pour the batter into a pan.
  3. Bake at 355°F for about 20 minutes. Baking time may vary depending on your oven.
  4. Let cool before serving with chocolate sauce.

To Make the Raw Chocolate Sauce:

  1. Melt the cacao butter and oil in a water bath and
  2. add the rest of ingredients except for the coconut cream
  3. Stir well, add the coconut cream, and stir to combine. Serve with the brownies.
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