Lean Dessert Brownie Recipe

Foodista Cookbook Entry

Category: Desserts & Sweets | Blog URL: http://www.alexliska.com/2010/02/alexs-friday-night-stress-reliever.html

This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.

Ingredients

Ingredients:
1 cup ground oats (i like to grind mine in the coffee grinder,
cup ground Flaxseeds (the cheapest form of flaxseeds is buying in bulk, "Metro" and
1/2 teaspoon sea-salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup butter, unsalted
1/4 teaspoon Ginger (this is a serotonin-booster ;) combined w/ cocoa = heavenly addition!!!)
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (this is OPTIONAL!!!! adds a nice ZING though.... )
1 cup Cocoa
1 cup Splenda + 5envelopes STEVIA herbal sweetener
2 smalls omega eggs and 1cup/250ml(1 carton) egg-whites --- THIS ADDS EXTRA PROTEIN ;)
2 teaspoons vanilla extract (Jamaican Vanilla tastes the best----sold @ West 1 cup chopped nuts, optional

Preparation

1
Stir together grinded oats, baking powder and salt in a small bowl. Melt butter/Coconut Oil in a large saucepan. Remove from heat. Stir in Cocoa. Blend in Splenda/Stevia, eggs/eggwhites and vanilla.
2
Blend in dry ingredients and nuts. Pour batter into greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch rectangular baking pan.
3
Bake in a preheated 350degreesFahrenheit (180celsius) oven for 30-45 minutes or until done. You can check to see if they're done by poking a toothpick through the brownie, if it comes out clean then they're done!! Let Cool.
4
Enjoy!!!!!!!!! :)

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ruteegee's picture

yummy!! have you tried adding up some spirit into your brownies?? it really taste good too. just add one tsp of rum or brandy..

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Hello my friends!! I'm sure everyone has had *quite the week* and is looking forward to going home this evening and unwinding....perhaps having a nice, relaxing bubble bath, followed by some......Brownies ?!?! :-D hmmm....let's mak'em HEALTHY BROWNIES!!! What i did was, i altered my grandma's brownie recipe, editted out the refined sugars and starches and made this into a wonderful, healthy alternative to the conventional brownie...yet it still tastes GREAT!
Once your brownies are ready, it's time to watch a Movie/DVD or take a bubble bath and enjoy your yummy and Healthy baked goods... and perhaps indulge in a nice, Healthy glass of Dry Red Wine!!
A tip when buying red wine---Make sure that the wine is ranked a ZERO (0) or maximum a ONE (1) ...ask the staff at the LCBO to find you a 0 or 1 wine....these wines are "low glycemic" therefore lower in carbs than say, a sweeter wine that would be ranked a higher number... i REALLY hope this helps!!!

NOTE*** These friendly brownies are high in essential fatty acids (omega 3-6-9), high in fiber, iron, antioxidants, flavonoids, protein, vitamin B6, and electrolytes (potassium/sodium) ... They WILL make you feel GREAT after you eat them. I promise :)

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Friday, February 19, 2010 - 6:44am

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