February 13, 2015

Raw Vegan Brownies with Goji Berries and Cacao Icing

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Valentines day is right around the corner, and what a better way to celebrate with some homemade vegan brownie for your sweetie. Who wants store bought chocolate in a red, foil heart anyway? Not me!

You can lose with these healthy, delectable treats that are high in protein, fiber, healthy fats and antioxidants. What?? Yes, that’s right. Skip the guilt and dive right in.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”5276″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_text_separator title=”BROWNIE INGREDIENTS”][vc_column_text]

  • 2 cups raw walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raw hemp seeds
  • 1-1/4 cup pitted dates (I like medjool)
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao nibs
  • 1/4 cup goji berries, soaked for 10 minutes and drained
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  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 5 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 5 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • pinch sea salt
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Melissa Costello

Author, Speaker, Culinary Plant-Based Nutrition & Health Empowerment Coach | Cleanse Expert

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