Hi everyone! If you’re like me, you have been on a search for a good quality, tasty protein powder that isn’t full of junk! Well…I am here to tell you my search is OVER! The experts at Garden of Life have created Raw Protein & Greens in 3 flavors and it tastes amazing just mixed with almond milk!
Each serving is FULL of organic spinach, kale, broccoli, and alfalfa juice, but you CAN’T taste it! And…a whopping 20g of Protein!!! Win!
Sweetened with stevia – there are no artificial sweeteners, which is in most other popular protein powders. I am so happy to share this review with you!! Please do your body a favor and buy some today!
Comment below if you try it and let me know what you think! I’d love to hear your responses!
Some may say I am a chocoholic and I would agree with that.
I walked outside today because the sun was shining so bright it was calling me; and I wanted some natural Vitamin D. Well, I got smacked in the face by the cold air! Maybe I’ll try again later…
So…I walked back inside to make some healthy baked treats!
I was sent a lovely shipment by the angels at Garden of Life and of course the first thing I think of is…”how can I incorporate this amazing protein powder into baking?” Haha!
Have I mentioned I love this company??? Raw, vegan, organic protein that tastes so so good!! I’m super excited they have a new greens formula!
So…I’m sharing with you my yummy Black Bean Brownies!
I got creative and used a silicone snowflake baking mold, but you don’t have to. I just like making pretty shapes!
I wonder how close I can get to show you the yummy ingredients…you’d never guess black beans were in these!
One last thing- if you need these pantry ingredients check out Vitacost and shop away with your $10 off $30 coupon!! I order from them monthly!
OK, OK, OK….here’s the recipe!!!
Black Bean Brownies
1/2 cup black beans (rinsed and drained)
2 Tbs almond flour
2 Tbs coconut flour
1 Tbs flaxseed meal
2 Tbs Garden of Life Protein and Greens Chocolate
1/4 cup eggwhites (or 3 eggs)
1/3 cup unsweetened apple sauce)
1/2 cup natural cacao powder
1/4 tsp sea salt
2 Tsp natural vanilla extract
1/4 cup coconut sugar (agave or maple syrup can be used)
2 Tbsp maple syrup (I used 2 packets stevia)
1 1/2 Tsp instant or regular coffee grounds (unused)
1 Tsp aluminum free baking powder
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper …if you want a little kick! 😉
1/4 Enjoy Life chocolate chips (or more if you’d like)
1. Pre-heat oven to 350 F.
2. Place all black bean brownie ingredients into your food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
3. Spray an 8×8 baking dish with a healthy, non-stick cooking spray.
4. Evenly spread batter into baking dish or silicone mold
5. Place in the oven and bake for 25 min. (oven times may vary – use toothpick and check when it comes out clean they are done!)
6. Remove from oven and cool for about 10 minutes.
7. Cut brownies, serve, enjoy, and share with a friend!
8. Store cooled brownies in a sealed container in the refrigerator or freeze in freezer safe container.
Let me know if you make them and tag me on Instagram or leave a comment below!