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Flourless Chocolate Banana Brownies

 

Flourless Chocolate Banana Brownies

If you are in need of a fudgy brownie fix but don’t want all the extra fat and insane amount of calories that accompany said fix…. You are in luck! I made these chocolatey bites of heaven the other day out of black beans and bananas. No flour, no butter and only 1/2 cup of sugar and I’m telling you….. They are awesome! You absolutely will not find a better brownie that’s under 150 calories that tastes this great.

Flourless Chocolate Banana Brownies

Let me break it down even further. With 149 calories , 4.7g fiber and 4.6g protein, this brownie has the nutritional breakdown of a healthy snack. Um, why yes, I WOULD like a brownie for my afternoon snack.
Flourless Chocolate Banana Brownies
 I’m not gonna lie, I had one of these fudgy delights with a smear of peanut butter and iced coffee almost every day this week and my heart sang….. Too much? Maybe, if you don’t understand my love of chocolate, bananas, and peanut butter. Oh and did I mention that you can mix it all up in your food processor in 5 minutes? 

Super quick, super healthy Chocolate Banana Brownies …. I heart you!

Flourless Chocolate Banana Brownies

Flourless Chocolate Banana Brownies

  • Yield: 12 brownies
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed
  • 3 overripe bananas
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milled flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Opt: 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven 350F

  2. In your food processor, completely puree RINSED black beans and bananas.

  3. Add oil, sugar, eggs, and vanilla and mix/puree again

  4. Add flaxseed, cocoa, and baking soda and once again puree until smooth.

  5. Divide among greased muffin pan. I got 12 "muffins" or brownies.

  6. Sprinkle on chocolate chips.

  7. Bake 18 minutes or until a toothpick can be cleanly removed.

  8. Cool completely and enjoy.

Notes

Nutrition Facts Servings 12.0 Amount Per Serving Calories 149  Daily Value Total Fat 5g Saturated Fat 1g Monounsaturated Fat 2g Polyunsaturated Fat 0g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 31mg Sodium 221mg Potassium 256mg Total Carbohydrate 24g Dietary Fiber 5g Sugars 13g Protein 5g

Flourless Chocolate Banana Brownies

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