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Raw Chocolate Almond Brownies

Raw Chocolate Almond Brownies

Cacao is a natural source of PEA (phenylethylamine), also known as the “love chemical”, which increases the serotonin levels in the brain and promotes a sense of well-being and pleasure. It also stimulates mental activity and makes you feel energized and awake. We can all use some of that!

So, strap on your apron and let’s make some raw chocolate almond brownies! I’ll show you how. It’s super easy and fun!

1-1 inch square= 1 grain and  1 fat-great for a night snack

Total Time 20 min

Ingredients

Brownie base   

1 cup pitted dates

1/3 cup raw cacao powder

1/3 cup raw almonds

 

Frosting

1 avocado

1/3 cup raw cacao powder

1/3 cup maple syrup, raw honey or blackstrap molasses*

1/4 cup almond milk

pinch of sea salt (optional)

1 tsp vanilla extract (optional)

 

Instructions

Place base ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse until the mixture starts to resemble potting soil

Pat into a small pan (8 in x 8 in)

Blend all frosting ingredients until smooth and spread over the brownie base

Put in the freezer and let it settle for an hour**

Enjoy every bite of this deliciousness