Today on Nashville’s Talk of The Town, I made FUDGY brownie bites with a secret ingredient… BEANS. This recipe is VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE and made with GOOD-FOR-YOU ingredients.
Some ingredient highlights:
Cacao powder – Cacao is the less processed form of cocoa. It’s a little more bitter but rich in antioxidants, which protect our cells and may help combat aging.
Oats – Oats are a whole grain so you’re getting that fiber which helps keep us full, and B vitamins, which are important for metabolism.
Beans – What beans are going to add to this recipe is PLANT PROTEIN AND FIBER, and it’s going to allow us to cut back on the amount of fat that we use. So all this recipe needs is 1/4 CUP COCONUT OIL.
Maple Syrup – this is often my sweetener of choice. Unlike refined sugar which is pure a carbohydrate, maple syrup contains nutrients including calcium and potassium, and it also has a lower glycemic index so it wont spike your blood sugar as quickly as refined sugar.
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