Black bean brownies ( gluten free & vegan)

The best black bean brownies !

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  • 2 cups of black beans
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup oats
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup, local honey, or agave
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • Optional: chocolate chips

Put all ingredients into a blender or a bowl and blend.

Place in a grease proof papered tray or cup cake trays and bake for approx 20 minutes on 180c. Bear in mind all ovens vary.

 

Great for after workout snack!

Quinoa Pizza Base(Vegan + Gluten-Free)

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You will need:

Quinoa,   Water,    Baking Powder,   Cayenne pepper.

Soak 1 cup of Quinoa preferably overnight if not  for 30 – 45minutes will do.

Drain.

Add 1/2 teaspoon of  backing powder and half of cayenne pepper.

Add 1 cup of water and blend in a nutri-bullet or other high speed blender.

Line a baking tray (with sides) and pour out mixture into tray.

Back at 180 for about 25 minutes or until crisp and golden.

Add toppings as desired!

In this photo I made my own sauce and my home-made vegan ‘Mozzerella’

 

Recipe for Choc Chip Pie (Gluten-free and Vegan)

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Ingredients and method:

3/4 cup vegan spread (margarine)

1/2 cup brown sugar

3/4 cup coconut sugar

Mix well (beat with a fork)

Now add:

1tsp vanilla essence

flax egg (1 desert spoon of fox seed mixed with 2 desert spoons of water  leave to stand for 5 mins until thick like the consistency of an egg) – prepare this at the beginning.

1 3/4 cup rice flour

3/4 teaspoon baking powder

Milk free chic chips

Stir in and mix well with a fork until mixture is thick.

Grease a pie dish and lay in a sheet of baking paper.

Pou mixture into dish.

Bake at 180 for approx 20 mins.