Paleo, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Refined-Sugar-Free, Nut-Free, yup these brownies are free from all these things. I have spent along time working with coconut flour to find ways to use it without eggs. I am a little in love with these, they are fugdey and chocolately and so easy to make.
They are the perfect treat, snack, dessert, they are an any occasion yummyness. I like them just as they are, with a dusting of cacao powder, with a dollap of whipped coconut cream, with berries, with ice cream, with a dollop of chocolate sauce.
All the ingredients have a host of health benefits for you:
Coconut flour is gluten free and a low GI flour. 2 tbs has as % of daily requirements: 2% Iron, 4% (2g) Protein, 20% (5g) Fibre
Coconut oil is stable to use in high heat cooking. It contains lauric acid which is antibacterial and can promote good cholesterol.
Cacao Powder is a source of powerful antioxidants and a good source of iron and protein. Cacao also contains Theobromine, which can help to lower blood pressure.
Coconut milk is a good source of fats, Manganese and Calcium.
Tahini is made from seasme seeds and is a good source of Manganese, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
Flaxseed are a great source of many nutrients, they also contain phytonutrients called lignans that provide antioxidant benefits. Flaxseeds also have phytoestrogen which help protect against mimicking hormones.1tbs has as % of daily requirements:1% Calcium, 2% Iron, 8% Fibre (2g), 109% Omega 3 (1.2g) and no Omega 6, 3% Protein
Maple Syrup is a good natural sweetener. It has a low Glycemic index of 55. 1tbs has as % of daily requirements: 23% B2, 32% Manganese, 2% Calcium, 4% Zinc
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