Brownies are definitely my favourite sweet treat - but I like them even more when I know they are nutritious too! By adding black beans to the brownies you are adding iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, manganese, and copper to name a few. It’s not often you will come across with a brownie with as an impressive nutritional profile!
You will need to plan ahead with this recipe as the black beans need to be soaked over night (up to 24hrs!!)
Alternatively you can use tinned black beans.
300g black beans (rinsed and patted dry)
3 tablespoons raw cacao (another nutrient hit)
3/4 oat flour (made by putting regular oats in food processor until you get a fine consistency
Chia seeds contain about 10grams of fibre per 2 tablespoons which is nearly half your daily requirement of fibre! Because of the rich fibre content chia seeds do wonders for our digestive health. The fibre not only acts as a prebiotic feeding the good bacteria in our gut, but also helps promote
Chia seeds are rich in antioxidants
Chia seeds are a great way to get more antioxidants into your diet. Antioxidants are important in protecting our cells from free radical damage and inflammation which can lead a whole range of different illnesses and premature ageing!
Chia seeds help improve heart health
Chia seeds contain more omega-3’s than salmon gram for gram! Although it’s important to
If you have ever made jam from scratch before you will know how much refined sugar goes into it! This recipe gives you a healthy alternative. The recipe has only natural sugars from the fruit and honey.
Sauerkraut a German word which translates to ?sour cabbage? is gaining popularity as an easy introduction into fermentation of food. Long ago it was used as a way to store food over the winter months. It?s not a pickled vegetable and does not contain any vinegar. It?s made by lactic fermentation process which enhances the micronutrient profile and enables your body to absorb more nutrients from the food eaten.