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Black Bean Brownie Tarts with Chocolate Avocado Frosting

15 soft dates soaked overnight in water

1 ½ cup cooked black or kidney beans, soaked overnight in water and rinsed before mixing them with all the other ingredients

½ cup fresh butter

½ cup plant milk (almond or rice, no sugar added)

3 eggs

½ cup of rolled oats, mixed into a flour

½ cup rice flour

6 tbsp. 100% cocoa powder

1 tsp. baking powder

1 pinch salt

2 handfuls crushed hazelnuts (optional)

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Chocolate Avocado Frosting

5 soft dates, soaked overnight in water

3 tbsp. avocado oil

2 tbsp. cashew butter

4 tbsp. 100% cocoa powder

2 middle-sized avocados

Sea salt flakes

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Instructions
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Pit the dates and add them to a food processor along with the rinsed beans. Mix on high speed.
  • Add butter, milk, and eggs, and mix until smooth.
  • Add rice flour, oat flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt and pulse until everything is mixed.
  • Stir in hazelnuts or walnuts.
  • Place them on a baking mat and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the brownies from the oven once they are firm to the touch and leave until completely cooled.
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  • Make the frosting by mixing all the ingredients in a food processor until completely smooth.
  • Taste and adjust the flavors if needed.
  • Spread the frosting over the brownies, sprinkle with sea salt flakes and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  • Store in the fridge.
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*With personal modifications from the original recipe (GreenKitchenStories)

Like all of you, I am a unique individual with particular needs that I have learned to listen to and that I have really acknowledged over the last 8 years. I’ve learned to focus on my energy levels, to observe my body’s reactions to food, situations and emotions, and to respond to them accordingly. I have learned to put myself beyond everything and to get to know myself for who I am, Tatiana. It has been a very constructive and arduous journey and one that has taught me to be patient and to give each change or modification time to take effect. This brief introduction is to tell you why I developed a deep interest in holistic nutrition due to many circumstances in my life.

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