Who said chocolate wasn’t healthy?
These delicious, fudgy, nutty brownies are jam-packed full of magnesium which helps to support muscle function. You’ll also get a healthy dose of antioxidants.
Antioxidants are anti-ageing, anti-inflammatory and great for heart health. They protect your brain, make your skin glow and enhance your immunity.
So, there’s no excuse! Indulge your tastebuds and your body.
200g dark chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa), finely chopped
130g Medjool dates (fresh, pitted), finely chopped
180g coconut oil (organic, cold-pressed)
30g coconut flour
¼ cup nuts (peanuts, almonds, brazil nuts, walnuts), roughly chopped
½ tsp vanilla extract
Pinch of sea salt
Preheat oven to 190C
Line a 22cm square baking dish with baking paper
Add chocolate, dates, coconut oil to a double boiler saucepan and whisk on a low heat for 5 minutes until melted and smooth
In a bowl combine coconut flour and nuts
Add melted chocolate/date/coconut oil mixture to the flour and nuts and mix well
Add eggs, vanilla extract and sea salt to the mixture and mix until well combined- Scrape mixture into prepared baking dish and top with chopped nuts or leave plain
Bake in preheated oven for 18-20 minutes (careful not to overcook or they won’t be ‘fudgy’!)
Allow to cool before cutting into squares.
Keep refrigerated and eat within 5 days (if they last that long!)
NB: If you don’t have fresh dates, you can use dried dates, just soak them for at least an hour first. You can omit the nuts if you choose, the brownies will still taste delicious!