Earn some serious ‘brownie’ points with your loved one on Valentine’s Day with these delicious (and nutritious) chia seed brownies courtesy of The Chia Co.
2 tbs ground chia seeds
300g sweet potato, steamed and mashed
3 egg whites
3/4 cup coconut flour
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup chia oil
100g dark chocolate
Preheat oven to 180ºC.
Line a 30 x 20cm baking tray lined with baking paper.
Mix the ground chia seeds with water and set aside.
Beat the egg whites to form peaks and set aside.
Melt the chocolate over a double boiler.
Combine the flour, cocoa, walnuts and sugar in a mixing bowl with the chia seed paste, chia oil and melted chocolate. Fold in the egg whites.
Spread the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 20 minutes.
Cut into squares and store in an air tight container.