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Vegan/Gluten free Nut Butter Brownie

by Victor Alcantara on Feb 02, 2018

Vegan/Gluten free Nut Butter Brownie

Moist, Chewy, Creamy Brownie! Did I say moist?

Dat Brownie Doe And there's no added sugar! Say whaaaattt?! Not only are these brownies tasty but they're moist and chewy, pretty much everything you want a brownie to be without all the crappy fatty ingredients. Not saying that a traditional brownie isn't the bomb but if you're trying to go the healthy route and still want to enjoy a  chocolatey treat this is definitely the dessert for you. So what the hell is in it you ask?  


  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 cup oat flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 3 pitted medjool dates
  • 2 tbsp manuka honey (optional)
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1sp vanilla extract
  • 2 flax eggs (1tbsp flax meal+ 2.5 tbsp water = 1 flax egg)
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
Nut Buttercream
  • 1 small hass avocado
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter or nut butter
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder or 2 scoops chocolate protein
  • 3 dates
  • 1/4 toasted walnuts

Brownie Preparation:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Combine coconut oil, apple sauce, vanilla extract, almond milk, dates and manuka honey in vitamix and blend till creamy, place liquid batter in bowl. Combine all dry ingredients, oat flour, rice flour, cocoa powder and baking powder with whisk then fold into wet batter and mix. Add batter to muffin pan or 8 by 1.5 in pan and place in oven for 20-25 min or until 3/4 way cooked. Do not exceed cook time or brownies will be try and crumbly.

Nut Buttercream preparation: Add 1 small avocado, 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa or 2 scoops chocolate protein, 3 medjool dates, and 1/4 cup nut butter to vitamix and blend. Top with toasted walnuts.


  • Erika
    May 22, 2018 at 19:00

    What are the macros for this?


  • Kasey
    May 22, 2018 at 19:00

    If I don’t have a vitamix, would a food processor be a sufficient substitution?


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