VEGAN Decadent But Healthy Brownies



  • 1 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1 scoop PhD Woman Natural Chocolate Protein Powder
  • 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 3 tablespoons coconut sugar or stevia
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons date nectar
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee made up with 1 tablespoon hot water
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple puree
  • 3-4 tablespoons almond milk
  • ¾ cup walnut pieces


Get baking!

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C and grease and line a rectangular baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  2. In a large bowl mix together the buckwheat flour, the protein powder, cacao powder, stevia, baking powder and cinnamon.
  3. Gently melt the coconut oil in a small pan then remove from the heat and stir in the tahini, flaxseeds, vanilla extract and date nectar until smooth.
  4. Pour this into the dry ingredients along with the made-up coffee, apple puree and almond milk. Stir well until you have a nice, thick smooth batter, then stir in the walnuts.
  5. Spoon this into your prepared tin and smooth out evenly. Bake for about 15-20 minutes until risen slightly and cooked through.
  6. Leave in the tin for 15 minutes then slice into bars 12. Keep in the tin to cool.
  7. Gently remove from the tin - they will be slightly soft in the middle but that’s what you want - the perfect brownie texture!




NUTRITION FACTS (per serving)


Amount per serving

% Daily value

Calories 121 cals
Total fat 6g 9%
Saturated fats 3g 13%
Total carbohydrate 13g 4%
Dietary fibre 2g 9%
Sugars 4g
Protein 5g 10%

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