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Vegan Chocolate Brownies

45 minute prep time

By Julie Zeitlhuber on December 8, 2019

Vegan Chocolate Brownies

There is no better way to indulge in those chocolate cravings than to bake up a storm of your favorite brownies. These are ours! Rich, decadent, and combined with a protein boost using Vega Protein Made simple.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk, at room temperature
  • 2 Tbsp ground flax or chia seeds
  • ½ Tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips (vegan)
  • 4 Tbsp coconut oil
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 serving Vega® Protein Made Simple Dark Chocolate flavor
  • ½ Tsp baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup hot water

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 350 F and line an 8-inch square pan with parchment paper

  • In a small bowl mix together almond milk, vinegar, and ground flax/chia seeds and set aside

  • Melt chocolate chips together with coconut oil in a double boiler

  • In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, protein powder, cacao powder, baking soda, and salt

  • Add almond milk mixture, together with melted chocolate coconut oil blend and fold under flour, as well as ½ cup of hot water until combined and smooth batter forms (don’t overmix)

  • Pour the mixture into the pan until evenly distributed, sprinkle some more sea salt and cacao nibs on top

  • Bake for about 30 minutes, take out, let cool completely before cutting

  • Enjoy!

Julie Zeitlhuber

Julie Zeitlhuber is a nutritional scientist and certified personal trainer who works at Vega as a Consumer Educator. When Julie is not geeking out over scientific articles, you will most likely find her cruising around on rollerblades or on her bike. Julie’s passion for food and nutrition started at very young age. Ever since she loves whizzing up nutritious and delicious magic in her kitchen and encouraging clients to take ownership of their health. 

Julie Zeitlhuber