Who doesn’t love chocolate? I freaking love it! And, who said awesome chocolate treats couldn’t be part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle? This brownie is a real treat. Vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar-free! It’s super healthy and easy to prepare if you’ve got a good high-speed blender at home. I’ve made this recipe several times for my loved ones and it’s always a success!

Raw Chocolate Brownie [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Serves

6

Ingredients

 For the brownie:
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/3 cup raw cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup desiccated coconut
  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup medjool dates (pitted)
  • 1 pinch salt
For the frosting:
  • 1 ripe small avocado
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp of your fav sweetener
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 1 pinch of salt

Preparation

For the brownie:
  1.  Process everything in your food processor until well combined.
  2.  Spread and press the mixture evenly in a square or rectangle dish, then place in the fridge to set while you prepare the frosting.
For the frosting:
  1.  Blend all ingredients in your high speed blender (or food processor) until well combine. You should obtain a nice creamy chocolate paste.
  2.  Spread the mixture on top of your base and put everything back in the fridge for about a couple of hours.
  3.  Serve as it is or sprinkle a few extra nuts or dried berries on top for decoration.
 


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  1. These were good! I used a mixture of nuts (whatever I had in the pantry) and they turned out great. I did add a little bit of vanilla extract and agave because I wanted a bit more sweetness. Really like the texture of the chia seeds and coconut!