Flourless Easter brownies

Flourless Easter brownies

Bake up a batch of these wholesome flourless brownies as a yummy treat for your family and friends.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond butter
  • 5 cups grated zucchini
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder (aluminium free)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup dark (gluten-free) chocolate chips

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and thoroughly mix ingredients together.
  3. Pour into a greased 9 X 9 baking pan.
  4. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until toothpick comes out mostly clean (for a fudge-like consistency).
  5. Enjoy!

 

Did you know zucchini is actually a fruit! Here are some great benefits of zucchini:

  • Zucchini is high in fibre and low in calories, so adding zucchini to your diet is a great way to avoid crash dieting and satisfy your appetite by contributing to the feeling of satiety;
  • zucchini is a rich source of vitamins and minerals, including: vitamin A, magnesium, folate, vitamin B1, B6, B2, manganese, vitamin C, and potassium;
  • do not remove the skin-it contains the important nutrient beta-carotene which helps to protect cells from damage. Zucchini is 95% water, helping to keep your body hydrated; and
  • zucchini is one of the healthiest and most versatile food choices, making it easy to consume in different, delicious forms.

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