Healthy Chocolate Fudge Brownies Topped with Strawberry Hearts

It’s not too late to bake a decadent [healthy] treat for your Valentine! I whipped up these gorgeous vegan brownies in just under 20 minutes!

 


 

I made these extra fudgy brownies using only whole food ingredients and PEScience protein powder. Vegan protein powders as well as whey powders are available with 30% OFF using my code PBCHOCO at checkout www.pescience.com

 

 

 

 

 

Healthy Chocolate Fudge Brownies Topped with Strawberry Hearts

Yield: 9 brownies

Serving Size: 1 brownie

Calories per serving: 174

Fat per serving: 11g

Carbs per serving: 25g

Protein per serving: 6g

Healthy Chocolate Fudge Brownies Topped with Strawberry Hearts

A healthy decadent chocolate fudge treat your valentine will love! Made using only whole food ingredients and packed with protein!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c almond flour, finely ground
  • 1/2 c brown rice flour or oat flour
  • 32g chocolate protein powder (I used PEScience 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 2 tbsp. desiccated coconut
  • 3 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp. avocado oil or coconut oil, melted
  • 3 tbsp. pumpkin puree
  • 2 tbsp. ground flax + 3 tbsp. water
  • 1/4 c baking stevia
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
    Chocolate Frosting
  • 3 tbsp. all natural sugar-free maple syrup (I used Joseph's)
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
    Topping
  • 3 strawberries, diced and cut into hearts

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 325F and prepare an 8x8 inch baking dish or pan with parchment paper or non-stick spray.
  • In a small dish, stir together ground flax and water and then set a side.
  • Place all dry brownie ingredients into a mixer (flours, cocoa powder, protein powder, desiccated coconut, baking stevia, baking soda and baking powder) and mix until combined.
  • Add in melted oil, flax mix (flax egg) and pumpkin and continue mixing until a dough forms.
  • Press brownie dough evenly into the bottom of the pan and bake for 8 minutes.
  • Remove and let cool. While cooling, whisk together your frosting ingredients until smooth and then pour the entire contents over brownies.
  • Top frosting with cut out strawberries and place in the freezer for 30 minutes to harden.
  • Remove from freezer and cut into 9 squares and serve.

Notes

Store in refrigerator

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