Bodacious Black Bean Brownies
This autumn, treat yourself to some yummy brownies that are also good for you! Yes, you can shed the sugar and still have a scrumptious dessert! Here's the secret:
One and a half cups black beans, or 1 can of BPA-free canned beans
One-fourth cup melted coconut oil or melted butter
One- fourth cup cocoa powder
Two tsp. vanilla extract
One-fourth cup sweetener -- erythritol preferred
A pinch of sea salt
Three lightly beaten eggs
One-half cup dark chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Grease an 8-inch pan.
Place the black beans, oil, cocoa, vanilla extract, sweetener, and salt into a blender or food processor and blend till smooth.
Fold in the eggs and chocolate chips. Mix well.
Pour into the pan and bake for about 20 minutes.
Let cool for at least 10 minutes before cutting.
Savor every mouthwatering bite!