Pecan Protein Brownies

Brownies are like a blank canvas. You can add just about any ingredient imaginable — among the most popular being nuts. Since walnuts are too been-there-done-that, we’re picking pecans. After all, they’re rich in manganese and protein while lacking the saturated fat you’d find in other favorite mix-ins.  

Pecan Protein Brownies

Click to read the buzz around these brownies. Many are thrilled to learn that this is a gluten-free recipe, to boot!

Makes about 20

Macros: 168 calories, 9 grams of carbs and 7 grams protein per brownie (when you divide the batch into 20 rectangles)

Ingredients

4 scoops chocolate protein powder
1 1/2 cup almond flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/3 cup coconut sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
2 eggs
1 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/3 cup honey
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1 tsp. vanilla flavoring
1 cup pecans, crushed

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together until well blended.
  2. Pour brownie batter into a greased 13″ x 9″ baking dish.
  3. Top with more pecans and bake at 350 F for 15-20 minutes, or until it passes the toothpick test.

Warning: These will be so moist and scrumptious, your taste buds might explode with joy.  

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Jasmine Schmalhaus, “JazzyThings,” has a passion for cooking and baking. She loves experimenting in the kitchen and then sharing her “jazzy creations” with others. JazzyThings emphasizes you do not have to sacrifice flavor or efficiency when eating healthy and strives to create recipes that inspire creativity for others in the kitchen.

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Jasmine Schmalhaus, “JazzyThings,” has a passion for cooking and baking. She loves experimenting in the kitchen and then sharing her “jazzy creations” with others. JazzyThings emphasizes you do not have to sacrifice flavor or efficiency when eating healthy and strives to create recipes that inspire creativity for others in the kitchen.

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