Outrageously Healthy Brownies


1 (15-ounce)can no-salt black beans, drained and rinsed (or 1-1/2 cups cooked)

1 cup pure date syrup

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

3/4 cup rolled oats

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Unsalted pistachio nuts, finely chopped (optional)

Vegan semisweet chocolate pieces (optional)


Preheat the oven to 350F. Line an 8-9 inch round cake pan with parchment paper (or use a silicone cake pan).

Combine the beans, date syrup, and cocoa powder in a food processor; process just until smooth. Add the oats, baking powder, and baking soda; process just until combined.

Spread batter into the prepared cake pan. Sprinkle with pistachios and chocolate pieces (if using). Bake for 35 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into wedges. Enjoy!

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