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)
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.
- 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!