Healthy Brownies Recipe

Tangy, chocolately healthy brownies. Yes, really! Protein packed and ready for snacking. 

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup plain greek non fat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 1/3 cup splenda
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup chocolate protein powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
frosting:
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate protein powder
  • 1/2 cup plain greek non fat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons splenda, or more to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. For the brownies: blend together yogurt, milk, sugar and egg in a medium bowl. In a small bowl stir together cocoa, protein powder, baking powder, and flour.   
  3. Gently stir dry into wet until just incorporated and pour into a greased 8x8 inch pan.
  4. Bake for about 20-25 minutes. Don’t over bake, err on the side of under baking.
  5. For the frosting: In a small bowl blend together all ingredients, spread on top of cooled brownies and serve.
Healthy Brownies Recipe

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Notes

  • If you don’t want to use Splenda, substitute in ½ cup white sugar in brownies and to taste in frosting.
  • I use EAS Chocolate Protein Powder
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    Recipe Yields:
    12 brownies
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    Author: Steph S.
    Recipe Yields: 12 brownies
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 20 minutes
    Total Time: 30 minutes

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 1 brownie
    Servings Per Recipe 12

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories from Fat 21
    Calories 112

    % Daily Value*
    4%
    Total Fat 3g
    3%
      Saturated Fat 1g
    2%
    Sodium 54mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 12g
    2%
      Dietary Fiber 2g
      Sugars 7g
    20%
    Protein 10g

    * Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    ** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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Hi, I'm wondering if you have any suggestions on a substitute for the protein powder? I live in China so it's really expensive and hard to find.