My brownie recipe list is certainly growing, but only to get better and better! These gluten-free, high protein brownies, containing pieces of chunky chocolate are the perfect healthy snack.
Help! I can’t stop making brownies! They are just so easy to make and always taste amazing….even these healthier versions I promise! They are also great for adding in extra protein…. as well as natural sources of protein such as egg, I also added some protein shake as well as a protein bar to the recipe! This adds not only yummy flavour but that protein kick that will keep you fuller for longer. If you prefer not to add protein shake you could sub this for almond milk and likewise you could sub the protein bar for chunks of regular chocolate.
Each bar is around 90 calories and contains 7g protein, 7g Carbs and 4g Fat. I don’t track my calories or macros anymore, but I know some of you do and therefore I always include them in my recipes. It is also useful to have a rough idea of what your eating during the day, as with my fitness lifestyle I do try to ensure I am getting in enough protein. That is why snacks such as these are so handy!
Don’t forget to tag me on Instagram if you make them as I love seeing your pics….cleanleanbakes
I hope you enjoy the recipe…..
- 60g (1/2 cup) oat flour (oats blitzed)
- 55ml (1/4 cup) Barebells chocolate milkshake
- 2 tbsp coconut oil melted
- 18g chocolate protein powder
- 3 tbsp chocolate peanut butter (could also use regular peanut butter)
- 3 heaped tbsp zero calorie fruit syrup or maple syrup
- 3 tbsp raw cacao powder
- 40g dark chocolate
- 1 whole egg
- 1 egg white
- Tsp Baking Powder
- Pinch sea salt
- 1 protein bar- I used Barebells
- Preheat your oven to 180c and line a brownie tray with grease proof paper.
- In a mixing bowl, cream together the peanut butter, coconut oil and syrup until well combined. Then, beat in the egg and egg whites, then add the milkshake.
- Melt the chocolate and stir this through the wet ingredients.
- Next, fold in all of the dry ingredients until you’re left with a smooth brownie batter.
- Break the protein bar into small chunks and stir this through the mixture
- Pour the mixture into the brownie tin and pop into the oven for around 15 minutes to bake.
- Remove and allow to cool before slicing into portions.
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Hi, I’m Vicky and I created this blog to hopefully pass on my passion for baking up yummy healthy creations. Eating healthy and exercising is a big part of my lifestyle and something that is very important to me. Thanks for reading!