Hi guys and gals. How is everyone doing? Hopefully well with Spring coming right around the corner! It is going to be 50 in Minnesota today and I am going to enjoy it with a 10 mile run. Sorry treadmill I am breaking up with you today and moving on to the outdoors, lol.
As for what is going on with me….well, I am busy running fitness and clean eating challenge groups. They are so rewarding and help keep me on track with my nutrition and fitness, but also makes me feel so great when my challengers get the results they are looking for! In my latest 7 day challenge, I had a challenger send me a personal message saying they struggle with eating chocolate and it is must have item in their diet.
Chocolate, oh yes, I get it. For me, I have a hard time living without peanut butter. I work daily to limit how much of this little jar of heaven I put in my mouth. Back to chocolate, I told my new friend that I would do my best to find recipes that would help her with her chocolate fix. I found some recipes on Pinterest and posted them to the Facebook group page, but then it dawned on me…..why not make her a brownie recipe? Hello…..I love baking and love sharing my healthy creations, so I got busy in the kitchen and came up with this healthy and delicious brownie recipe this morning. When I saw morning, I MEAN MORNING. These babies came out of the oven at 3:21 AM. FREAK! Yes, but I am a morning person 100% and who doesn’t love having a brownie for breakfast, lol. I only had a 1/2 of one, but the day isn’t over yet. I will be eating the other half and maybe one more after I finish my run. WHOOP, WHOOP.
All right, so I hope you all enjoy these brownies. They are the bomb! Seriously!
- 1 C Almond Butter (unsweetened)
- 2/3 C Cacao Powder (unsweetened)
- 1/3 C Maple Syrup
- 1/3 C Coconut Palm Sugar
- 1 tsp Almond Extract
- 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
- 2 Eggs
- 1 tsp Baking Soda
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Mix together ingredients in a medium sized bowl with a hand mix until combined together.
- Pour into an 8x8 greased cake pan.
- Bake for 20-22 minutes (test with fork; if it comes clean the brownies are done).
- Cool for 10 minutes until devouring!