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Ingredients

Healthy Brownies

Nutrition Per Serving:

Calories: 238
Fat: 12 grams
Net Carbs*: 18 grams
Protein: 7 grams
* Excludes fiber and sugar alcohols

Fierce Food Facts: This delicious healthy brownie packs an impressive 11 grams of fiber per serving thanks to the dates, almond flour, and cocoa.

As a bonus, it also has a nice amount of iron, 25% of the daily Vitamin E, and plenty of Magnesium. Already a low carbohydrate option, carbs can be made even lower with the Allulose sugar alternative, a sweetener that will help it retain its wonderful cake-like texture.

Photographed By: Anne Watson
Directions:

Preheat the oven to 325°, then grease and line your baking pan, or (for a more rustic look) use a cast iron pan.

Sift together the almond flour, cacao powder, and baking soda in a medium bowl and set aside.

Place the dates, water, and almond milk in a high-speed blender and blend into a smooth paste, then blend in the cornstarch, vanilla, and xanthan gum for approximately 1 min to activate the thickeners.

Fold the wet mixture from the blender into the dry mixture in the bowl and stir until smooth. Gently fold in the chocolate chips and then spread evenly in your pan.

Bake for approximately 25 to 30 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. When serving, these brownies go perfectly with fresh berries, especially when the brownies are still warm. Enjoy!

Low Carbohydrate Option:

Simply swap the pitted dates for 1½ cups Allulose sweetener. Provides 5 net carbs per each 1/12 serving.

Healthy Brownies

1½ cups fine-ground almond flour

½ cup cocoa powder (or nutrient-dense superfood Navitas

Organics Cacao Powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1½ cups pitted dates

¾ cup water

⅓ cup almond milk

1 tablespoon cornstarch

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

¼ teaspoon xanthan gum

¾ cup sugar-free dark chocolate chips (like Lily’s Sweets Dark Chocolate Baking Chips)

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Low hassle, high nutrition

Fierce Food: Easy

Fierce Food: Easy

50/50 mixes of powerful veggies and starchy favorites

Fierce Food: Balance

Fierce Food: Balance

Maximize nutrients, minimize sugar and starch

Fierce Food: Power

Fierce Food: Power

Easy

45 Total Minutes

12 Servings

Ingredients

1½ cups fine-ground almond flour

½ cup cocoa powder (or nutrient-dense superfood Navitas

Organics Cacao Powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1½ cups pitted dates

¾ cup water

⅓ cup almond milk

1 tablespoon cornstarch

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

¼ teaspoon xanthan gum

¾ cup sugar-free dark chocolate chips (like Lily’s Sweets Dark Chocolate Baking Chips)

1½ cups fine-ground almond flour

½ cup cocoa powder (or nutrient-dense superfood Navitas

Organics Cacao Powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1½ cups pitted dates

¾ cup water

⅓ cup almond milk

1 tablespoon cornstarch

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

¼ teaspoon xanthan gum

¾ cup sugar-free dark chocolate chips (like Lily’s Sweets Dark Chocolate Baking Chips)

1½ cups fine-ground almond flour

½ cup cocoa powder (or nutrient-dense superfood Navitas

Organics Cacao Powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1½ cups pitted dates

¾ cup water

⅓ cup almond milk

1 tablespoon cornstarch

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

¼ teaspoon xanthan gum

¾ cup sugar-free dark chocolate chips (like Lily’s Sweets Dark Chocolate Baking Chips)

Kitchen Equipment

High-speed blender

Baking pan or cast-iron pan

High-speed blender

Baking pan or cast-iron pan

High-speed blender

Baking pan or cast-iron pan

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Reading time:

3 Minutes

Nutrition Per Serving:

Calories: 238
Fat: 12 grams
Net Carbs*: 18 grams
Protein: 7 grams
* Excludes fiber and sugar alcohols

Fierce Food Facts: This delicious healthy brownie packs an impressive 11 grams of fiber per serving thanks to the dates, almond flour, and cocoa.

As a bonus, it also has a nice amount of iron, 25% of the daily Vitamin E, and plenty of Magnesium. Already a low carbohydrate option, carbs can be made even lower with the Allulose sugar alternative, a sweetener that will help it retain its wonderful cake-like texture.

Photographed By: Anne Watson
Directions:

Preheat the oven to 325°, then grease and line your baking pan, or (for a more rustic look) use a cast iron pan.

Sift together the almond flour, cacao powder, and baking soda in a medium bowl and set aside.

Place the dates, water, and almond milk in a high-speed blender and blend into a smooth paste, then blend in the cornstarch, vanilla, and xanthan gum for approximately 1 min to activate the thickeners.

Fold the wet mixture from the blender into the dry mixture in the bowl and stir until smooth. Gently fold in the chocolate chips and then spread evenly in your pan.

Bake for approximately 25 to 30 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. When serving, these brownies go perfectly with fresh berries, especially when the brownies are still warm. Enjoy!

Low Carbohydrate Option:

Simply swap the pitted dates for 1½ cups Allulose sweetener. Provides 5 net carbs per each 1/12 serving.

Nutrition Per Serving:

Calories: 238
Fat: 12 grams
Net Carbs*: 18 grams
Protein: 7 grams
* Excludes fiber and sugar alcohols

Fierce Food Facts: This delicious healthy brownie packs an impressive 11 grams of fiber per serving thanks to the dates, almond flour, and cocoa.

As a bonus, it also has a nice amount of iron, 25% of the daily Vitamin E, and plenty of Magnesium. Already a low carbohydrate option, carbs can be made even lower with the Allulose sugar alternative, a sweetener that will help it retain its wonderful cake-like texture.

Photographed By: Anne Watson
Directions:

Preheat the oven to 325°, then grease and line your baking pan, or (for a more rustic look) use a cast iron pan.

Sift together the almond flour, cacao powder, and baking soda in a medium bowl and set aside.

Place the dates, water, and almond milk in a high-speed blender and blend into a smooth paste, then blend in the cornstarch, vanilla, and xanthan gum for approximately 1 min to activate the thickeners.

Fold the wet mixture from the blender into the dry mixture in the bowl and stir until smooth. Gently fold in the chocolate chips and then spread evenly in your pan.

Bake for approximately 25 to 30 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. When serving, these brownies go perfectly with fresh berries, especially when the brownies are still warm. Enjoy!

Low Carbohydrate Option:

Simply swap the pitted dates for 1½ cups Allulose sweetener. Provides 5 net carbs per each 1/12 serving.

Nutrition Per Serving:

Calories: 238
Fat: 12 grams
Net Carbs*: 18 grams
Protein: 7 grams
* Excludes fiber and sugar alcohols

Fierce Food Facts: This delicious healthy brownie packs an impressive 11 grams of fiber per serving thanks to the dates, almond flour, and cocoa.

As a bonus, it also has a nice amount of iron, 25% of the daily Vitamin E, and plenty of Magnesium. Already a low carbohydrate option, carbs can be made even lower with the Allulose sugar alternative, a sweetener that will help it retain its wonderful cake-like texture.

Photographed By: Anne Watson
Directions:

Preheat the oven to 325°, then grease and line your baking pan, or (for a more rustic look) use a cast iron pan.

Sift together the almond flour, cacao powder, and baking soda in a medium bowl and set aside.

Place the dates, water, and almond milk in a high-speed blender and blend into a smooth paste, then blend in the cornstarch, vanilla, and xanthan gum for approximately 1 min to activate the thickeners.

Fold the wet mixture from the blender into the dry mixture in the bowl and stir until smooth. Gently fold in the chocolate chips and then spread evenly in your pan.

Bake for approximately 25 to 30 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. When serving, these brownies go perfectly with fresh berries, especially when the brownies are still warm. Enjoy!

Low Carbohydrate Option:

Simply swap the pitted dates for 1½ cups Allulose sweetener. Provides 5 net carbs per each 1/12 serving.

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