Black Beauty

Just had to reblog this!

Please substitute Maltitol syrup for honey, and Xylitol for the sugar to conform to our Anti-Cancer diet. I am about to try these!

Let me know if you do, and how you like them.

One of the greatest things I have loved about becoming vegan and being interested in cooking and experimenting with recipes and ingredients, is the endless possibilities of combinations of ingredients you would never expect would go together.

Like spinach in smoothies.  It’s a daily affair.

Like cocoa in chili.

Like pinto beans = pesto. Yes it’s as good as she says!

Like tofu made into something sweet! Both icing and cheesecake fit this discovery as well.  I’ve been there.

Like black beans becoming brownies. Yes I’ve been there too.


Black Bean Brownies

Yes this really is your dream come true: these are chocolate, delicious, a source of protein and healthy.

Ingredients (12 – 16 brownies)

  • 1 cup black beans, drained
  • 1 banana, mashed
  • 1/4 cup zucchini, shredded
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 3…

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4 thoughts on “Black Beauty

  1. J and I made these last night. I used Xylitol sweetened Maple Syrup for the honey (increased amount by 1 Tbs.), and Stevia instead of sugar (3 packets). I sprinkled top with toasted pecans before baking. They were terrific! We kept ‘tasting’ them until 1/4 of the pan was gone! I topped the last few bites with Nature’s Hollow Berry Jam.. YUM!

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