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Healthy Vegan Red Velvet Brownies

 
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe is vegan.vegan
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $0.42

$0.42 per serving

91 people like this recipe

91 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

8 valentine's day,vegetarian,vegan,gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free,lacto ovo vegetarian,vegan side dish American
spoonacular Score:68%

Spoonacular Score: 68%

 

The recipe Healthy Vegan Red Velvet Brownies could satisfy your American craving in roughly 45 minutes. Watching your figure? This gluten free and vegan recipe has 182 calories, 5g of protein, and 5g of fat per serving. For 42 cents per serving, this recipe covers 8% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A couple people made this recipe, and 91 would say it hit the spot. It is perfect for valentin day. A mixture of cocoa powder, apple sauce, brown sugar, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 71%. This score is solid. Try Healthy Red Velvet Quinoa Brownies, Red Velvet Cake Roll, and Healthy Vegan Chocolate Coconut Brownies for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps almond extract
almond extract
4 Tbsps
4 Tbsps apple sauce
apple sauce
0.75 tsps
0.75 tsps baking powder
baking powder
0.13 tsps
0.13 tsps baking soda
baking soda
0.5 cups
0.5 cups cooked beets
cooked beets
0.75 cups
0.75 cups brown sugar
brown sugar
0.5 cups
0.5 cups cocoa powder
cocoa powder
0.5 cups
0.5 cups ground flaxseed
ground flaxseed
1 cup
1 cup red kidney beans
red kidney beans
0.13 tsps
0.13 tsps salt
salt
1 tsp
1 tsp vanilla extract
vanilla extract
0.5 tsps almond extract
0.5 tsps
almond extract
4 Tbsps apple sauce
4 Tbsps
apple sauce
0.75 tsps baking powder
0.75 tsps
baking powder
0.13 tsps baking soda
0.13 tsps
baking soda
0.5 cups cooked beets
0.5 cups
cooked beets
0.75 cups brown sugar
0.75 cups
brown sugar
0.5 cups cocoa powder
0.5 cups
cocoa powder
0.5 cups ground flaxseed
0.5 cups
ground flaxseed
1 cup red kidney beans
1 cup
red kidney beans
0.13 tsps salt
0.13 tsps
salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Equipment

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cookie cutter
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food processor
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toothpicks
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bowl
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oven
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frying pan
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cookie cutter
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food processor
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toothpicks
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bowl
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oven
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Spray an 8x8 inch pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. In a food processor, puree kidney beans and beets. Transfer to a large bowl.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and mix by hand until smooth and fully combined.
  5. Fold batter into the greased pan.
  6. Bake for 35-40 minutes, turning the pan halfway through.
  7. When the brownies are done, test them with a toothpick. You want some batter to cling to the toothpick. Do not over bake.
  8. Let cool completely. Refrigerate for one hour.
  9. Cut into squares or use cookie cutters to make heart shapes.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.42
Ingredient
½ teaspoons almond extract
4 tablespoons apple sauce
¾ teaspoons baking powder
½ cups cooked beets
¾ cups brown sugar
½ cups cocoa powder
½ cups ground flaxseed
1 cup red kidney beans
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Price
$0.38
$0.18
$0.03
$0.38
$0.53
$0.69
$0.54
$0.32
$0.31
$3.36

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

Cooking Tips

  • Store brown sugar in an air-tight container to avoid hardening. If your brown sugar still gets too hard to use, you can use one of these techniques to soften it.

  • If you've had your baking powder for awhile, make sure it's still going to work by mixing it with a little water. If it doesn't fizz, you need to replace it.

  • If a recipe doesn't specify whether you should use light brown sugar or dark brown sugar, just use whatever you have on hand or prefer. The difference is that dark brown sugar has more molasses and thus a stronger flavor.

Green Tips

  • Beans freeze well, so don't throw out your leftovers!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
181 Calories
4g Protein
5g Total Fat
33g Carbs
11% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
181
9%

Fat
5g
8%

  Saturated Fat
0.82g
5%

Carbohydrates
33g
11%

  Sugar
21g
24%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
73mg
3%

Alcohol
0.27g
2%

Caffeine
12mg
4%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
4g
10%

Manganese
0.61mg
30%

Fiber
6g
26%

Magnesium
80mg
20%

Copper
0.4mg
20%

Phosphorus
171mg
17%

Vitamin B1
0.21mg
14%

Iron
2mg
12%

Folate
48µg
12%

Potassium
361mg
10%

Calcium
77mg
8%

Zinc
1mg
7%

Selenium
3µg
6%

Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5%

Vitamin B3
0.61mg
3%

Vitamin B2
0.05mg
3%

Vitamin K
2µg
2%

Vitamin B5
0.2mg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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