Low-Carb Protein Brownie For Your Sweet Tooth

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We all have that day where we crave that chocolate dessert to satisfy us after a long day of adulting.  We want to indulge but we want to be good.  We really, really, really want a tiny bit of chocolate but know there is a good change we won’t stop at just one bite.  The struggle is real. Well,wipe the sweat-induced, sugar craving anxiety off your forehead and dive right into this low-carb protein brownie!

(Recipe inspired by The Ultimate Protein Powder Cookbook: Think Outside the Shake)

INGREDIENTS

1/4 cup of coconut flour

1/4 cup of chocolate whey protein powder: I used Dymatize Nutrition ISO-100 Fudge Brownie

3/4 cup of liquid egg whites

1 tbsp of vanilla stevia or sweetener of your choice

1/2 cup of almond milk

original recipe suggest 1 tbsp of peanut butter and 1/3 of melted dark chocolate for optional toppings.  The nutritional facts listed does not include toppings. 

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat over to 325 degrees
  • Use blender or food processor to blend all ingredients together except the toppings
  • Pour into small brownie pan  and bake for about 30-35mins or until knife inserted into the middle comes out clean.  Be careful not to over bake.
  • Optional: add toppings after it’s baked

 

Makes 4 Brownies
 Serving Size 1 Brownie  /  Calories 74  /  Fat 2.2g  /  Carbs 6.8g  /  Protein 8g

 

I hope you love them as much as me! Let me know what you think…Enjoy!

 

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