Protein Packed Brownies

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This recipe is nothing short of amazing.  Be ready to have your taste buds blown away! These protein packed brownies look and taste like your traditional brownies, but are loaded with nutrients and protein due to the almond butter and whey protein. Even your children will be fooled. Perfect for chocolate lovers, these brownies will be the hit of your next bake sale, potluck or party.

Ingredients

  • 1 (16) ounce jar raw almond butter, smooth unroasted
  • 2 organic eggs
  • 1 cup erythritol or stevia to taste (liquid – start with 2 teaspoons and add from there; spoonable: start with 1/4 cup and add from there, pure stevia – start with 1/2 teaspoon and add from there)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1⁄2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 scoop chocolate or vanilla Perfect Protein
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 stevia sweetened chocolate bar (like Lydia’s or Coco Polo), chopped

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, blend almond butter until smooth with an electric mixer.
  2. Blend in eggs, then sweetener and vanilla.
  3. Add in cocoa, protein powder, salt and baking soda, and coconut milk, then fold in chopped chocolate bar.
  4. Line a 9” x 13” glass baking dish with parchment paper and pour batter into dish. It will be thick so you may need to press it into shape.
  5. Bake at 325 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

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Dr. B.J. Hardick

About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is the co-author of the best-selling Maximized Living Nutrition Plans, used in natural health clinics worldwide, and a contributing author for its follow-up publication, The Cancer Killers. Dr. Hardick shares his own journey dealing with heavy metal toxicity in Real Detox, his e-Book available on DrHardick.com. An organic food fanatic and green living aficionado, all Dr. Hardick’s passions are anchored in helping others achieve ecologically sound, healthy, and balanced lives. Learn More