Gluten-Free Black Bean Hemp Brownie January 04 2016

Courtesy of our hemp-loving friends over at!


15-oz can black beans, drained and thoroughly rinsed
3 large organic eggs
1/3 cup coconut butter (or coconut oil if butter is unavailable)
1/4 cup raw cocoa powder
1/4 tsp pink rock or grey sea salt
2 tsp natural vanilla extract
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup dark, sugar-free chocolate chips
1/3 cup hemp seeds
…and 1/4 tsp of coconut oil to oil the pan.

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Oil an 8×11 baking pan with coconut oil.
2. Place the black beans, eggs, melted coconut butter, cocoa powder, salt, vanilla extract and honey in the bowl of a food processor and blend until smooth.
3. Remove the blade and gently stir in the chocolate chips and hemp hearts. Transfer mixture to the prepared pan.
4. Bake the brownies for 30 minutes, or until just set in the centre. Cool before cutting into squares. Makes 12 servings.