The fear everyone has when trying to eat clean and when you are on a gluten free or dairy free diet is that you aren’t going to be have all the yummy treats like cookies and brownies. But luckily, this isn’t the case and there are now many alternative recipes for these sweet treats that are healthier and fit with ones diet requirements. And this is one of those recipes!
I found a new blog to follow recently, which is called Deliciously Ella. She lives a gluten free, dairy free, sugar free, meat free and processed food free lifestyle due to suffering from a debilitating illness. Once again it’s another case where changing ones diet helps reduce or eliminate the symptoms of these chronic diseases. You really should check out her blog; there are so many delicious looking recipes, and she also does cooking classes in London for those who want to learn more. Something I am definitely going to be looking into this fall!
Anyway, one of the first recipes I found on the blog was for raw brownies and I watched the video and saw how easy they were to make. They only contain 4 raw ingredients and take about 10 min to make max! And my goodness are they good, and do taste like brownies which is really nice. Just shows that eating clean and healthy can still mean you get to enjoy some treats!
So here’s the recipe:
2 cups of medjool dates (this is important as they are the stickier dates)
Step 2. Put pecans in the food processor and blitz for a few seconds so that they are broken down into smaller chunks.
Step 5. Put the mixture into a brownie tin or a silicone mold (which is what I did and made it very easy to get out). Use your fingers to press and spread the mixture so that it fills the tray.