Super healthy and utterly delicious quinoa brownies with a hint of coconut and crunchy walnuts. This quinoa brownies recipe is one of the healthiest for the fact that it uses quinoa and coconut oil.
Some facts about quinoa
Did you know quinoa is a seed and not a grain? It is truly a super food which is high in protein, making it one of the few plant based products that contain all essential amino acids. It is high in fibres, rich in various minerals and antioxidants. Though quinoa is an ancient grain which grew mostly in South America but now it has taken the world by storm for it’s super nutritional profile. Since more people are following plant based diets and also emergence of gluten intolerants, people who want to consume protein rich diet for them quinoa has become most sought after food. Though quinoa isn’t native to India, there’s something very similar to that is amaranth with a similar nutritional profile. It is ecologically more sustainable as well. Few of the recipes with amaranth flour
Coming to the quinoa brownie recipe- I always love to experiment new ingredients by incorporating them in brownies, for I know experiment would most probably be a successful one. So What better way to consume quinoa than making an indulging and healthy brownie.
Ingredients used to make quinoa brownies
I have used organic quinoa, cold pressed coconut oil and organic walnuts in making the quinoa brownies from the Pristine Organics, one of the leading organic food brand in India. Do have a look at the other recipes that I made with Pristine Organics products Achari Amaranth Crackers.
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How to make quinoa brownies
- Cooked quinoa 3/4 Cup
- Cold pressed coconut oil 1/4 cup
- Cane sugar 1/2 cup
- Eggs 2
- Cocoa powder 2 tablespoon
- Dark chocolate 80 g
- Baking powder 1/2 teaspoon
- Roasted walnuts 1/4 cup
- Mix cocoa powder with equal quantity of hot water.