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2 cups Black Beans, drained, rinsed

1 – 10 oz. pack Frozen Chopped Spinach, thawed and squeezed

1/4 cup Avocado Oil

1/2 cup Unsweetened Applesauce

1/4 cup Water

1 cup Egg Beaters 

1 1/2 cup Splenda, Truvia or Stevia

6 Tbsp. Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

3 Tbsp. Espresso Coffee Grounds

3 oz. squares Bitter Sweet Chocolate (Baking type)

3 oz. squares Semi-Sweet Chocolate (Baking type)

4 Tbsp. Unsalted Butter

4 tsp. Vanilla Extract

1 tsp. Salt

1 cup White Whole Wheat Flour

2/3 cup Mini Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

2/3 cup Walnuts or Peanuts, toasted, chopped


Pre heat oven to 350°F.  Prepare muffin tins with 24 paper muffin liners

Step 1

In a food processor, combine the first 8 ingredients, through espresso.  Process using a sharp blade until smooth and spinach leaves are almost non-existent.  Leave mixture in processor.

Step 2

Using a glass bowl, microwave the chocolate squares and butter for about 3 minutes on high heat, stopping every 30 seconds to stir. When it is smooth, it is ready.  Remove and allow to cool for about 5 minutes. Add to food processor along with the vanilla and salt. Process until combined well.  

You may need to scrape down the processor bowl a couple of times.

Step 3

Remove batter to a large bowl. Add the flour and chocolate chips. Stir to moisten batter; do not over-mix.

Step 4

Using a 1 oz. scooper (approx. 2 Tbsp.), scoop out 24 brownies into the muffin tin.  Using a teaspoon measurement, add nuts to tops of brownies. 1 tsp. chopped nuts per brownie. Kind of pat them in before baking.

Step 5

Bake in center of oven on middle rack for about 18 – 20 minutes, or until slightly firm to the touch.  Remove to a wire rack and cool. Fully cool before storing in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

2 Unit Partial Snack Portion

1 brownie (add 1 unit protein)

3 Unit Partial Snack Portion

1 1/2 brownie (add 2 units protein)

4 Unit Partial Snack Portion

2 brownies (add 4 units protein)

5 Unit Partial Snack Portion

2 1/2 brownies (add 5 units protein)

Don’t overeat your portion or you’ll be rewarded with multiple bathroom trips!

Enjoy! ♥

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