Protein Packed Brownies

This recipe is nothing short of amazing.  They taste and look just like traditional brownies but these are actually nutritious and loaded with protein due to the almond butter and whey protein.  Make these to share at your next potluck or party.

Advanced & Core Plan

Makes 18-24 brownies

80761aa429c311e3b83422000ab5a88f_51 (16) ounce jar raw almond butter, smooth unroasted
2 organic eggs
1 cup erythritol or stevia to taste (liquid – start with 2 teaspoons and add from there, spoonable – start with 1/4 cup and add from there, pure stevia – start with 1/2 teaspoon and add from there)
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1⁄2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 scoop Chocolate or Vanilla Perfect Protein
1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 stevia sweetened chocolate bar (like Lydias or Coco Polo), chopped

In a large bowl, blend almond butter until smooth with an electric mixer.  Blend in eggs, then sweetener and vanilla.  Add in cocoa, salt and baking soda, and coconut milk, then fold in chopped chocolate bar..  Line a 9 x 13 glass baking dish with parchment paper and pour batter into dish.  It will be thick so you make need to press it into shape.  Bake at 325° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

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