Make this: Low FODMAP brownies for your afternoon snack

Make this: Low FODMAP brownies for your afternoon snack

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These chocolate brownies almost taste too good to be good for you. Full of fibre and containing 2 serves of vegetables, this is definitely a brownie you can enjoy guilt-free. They make a perfect afternoon snack to satisfy your sweet tooth without the dreaded sugar crash you would get from a chocolate bar. Plus they are FODMAP friendly.

Low fodmap | dairy free | vegan option

Makes 20 bite-sized squares 

Ingredients: 

Sweet potato brownie:

Dry:

½ cup rolled oats

⅓ cup Forme Raw Cacao Superblend

2 tbsp tapioca starch

1 ½ baking powder 

Wet:

1 small sweet potato, grated

½ a medium zucchini, grated

⅓ maple syrup

⅓ cup olive oil

2 eggs *

1 tsp vanilla extract

 

Sweet potato and peanut butter frosting:

1 small sweet potato, roasted  

½ cup peanut butter

⅓ cup almond milk

4 cup maple syrup

3 tbsp Forme Cacao Superblend

½ tsp vanilla extract 

*  Can use flax eggs for a vegan option. Mix 3 tbsp flax to 6 tbsp water and stir until combined. Let sit for 5-10 minutes until ‘egg’ like consistency 

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees
  2. Chop one of the sweet potatoes into small cubes  (for the frosting) and roast in the oven for 30 minutes while you prepare the brownie mixture
  3. Grate the zucchini and the other sweet potato.
  4. Place all the dry ingredients into a food processor and blend until a fine consistency
  5. Add in the wet ingredients and blend until a smooth thick liquid consistency.
  6. Pour the mixture evenly into a silicone square cake mould ( can also line a square cake tin with baking paper)
  7. Place in the oven for 35-40 minutes
  8. Take out the sweet potato for the frosting out the oven (make sure the sweet potato is  cooked through)
  9. Place all the frosting ingredients into the food processor and blend until a thick creamy consistency
  10. Take the brownie out of the oven once cooked and let it cool on a cooling tray for 10 minutes
  11. Once cool to touch, cover the brownie with frosting and place in the fridge to set
  12. Cut into squares and enjoy!
  13. Store in the fridge for up to a week

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