Choco-Coconut Protein Brownies

choco coconut browniesGet your chocolate fix with these healthy brownies that include protein, coconut rich in medium chain fatty acids and cacao - dark chocolate known for it's antioxidant capacity.
The list of ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup of Coconut flour (can get at Whole Foods)
  • 2 scoops of Chocolate flavor protein powder (ideally whey concentrate)
  • 1/4 cup Carob or 70-80% Cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup Truvia or Stevia in the Raw
  • 1/2 tsp Aluminum-free baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Celtic sea salt
  • 1 cup of organic Egg whites
  • 1 large organic Egg
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened organic applesauce
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes (optional)
Preparation
  1. You just have to preheat your oven to 350°F and prepare a brownie pan with cooking spray to avoid sticking.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients and wet ingredients separately. Pour the liquid ingredients over the dry ones and mix well.
  3. Add the batter in your prepared pan and sprinkle with the unsweetened coconut flakes evenly.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes. Wait for the brownies to cool down.
  5. Cut into 8 pieces and save them in a ziplock bag and you have something ready for your busy week.
Nutrition per serving:

115 calories ~ 3 grams of Fat ~ 2 grams of Saturated Fat (most of it comes from the coconut flour and flakes) ~ 141.5 mg of Sodium ~ 10 grams of Carbohydrates ~ 4.7 grams of Dietary Fiber ~ 3 grams of Sugar ~ 10.6 grams of Protein

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