If you’re seeking sweet, fudgy, and simple brownies…you’ve come to the right place!
What You Need To Make These Gluten Free Fudgy Brownies:
Unsweetened cocoa powder
Coconut sugar (or light brown sugar)
Your favorite chocolate chips
How To Make These Fudgy-er!
The key to making these brownies decadent is using good chocolate and lots of it! I admit I prefer a bit less of a fudgy and fudgier is to add more chocolate chips to them. So, if you would like a fudgy-er brownie to add more chocolate chips to the mix! You should be able to add another 2-3 Tbsps of Chocolate chips to the mix without adding any other ingredients to the mix.
Of course, no brownie is complete without a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side. I suggest pairing this with 1-2 brownies for an all-star dessert line up.
These Simple, Healthy, and oh so Fudgy oat flour brownies are easy to make and have the perfect ratio of sweetness to rich cocoa chocolatey flavor!
1/2 Cup Oat flour (if you don’t have this on hand just throw some oats in a blender)
1/3 Cup cocoa powder (1–2 Tbsps more if you like a richer chocolate taste)
3/4 Cup coconut sugar (or light brown sugar)
1/2 Cup melted butter of choice + a bit extra ((not melted) for melting the chocolate))
2 Tbsps Peanut butter
3 Large eggs at room temperature
11/4 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/2 cup + 3 Tbsp chocolate chips (or add another 1/4 cup to the mix for an even fudgy-er texture!
Preheat the oven to 350 and line an 8×8 baking pan with parchment paper or spray with non-stick spray.
In a large bowl mix together the oat flour and cocoa powder and set aside.
In a medium-sized bowl combine all of the remaining ingredients except the chocolate chips.
In a microwave-safe bowl, add the chocolate chips and a small chunk of butter (about 1-2 tsps). Microwave in increments of 30 seconds and give it a stir until the chocolate has no clumps in it. Watch it closely so it doesn’t burn!
Fold in the chocolate chips.
Using a spatula, pour the batter into the 8×8 pan. I recommend tapping the baking tin a few times to help even out the batter.
My low carb Buffalo Dip is packed with protein and flavor! It’s the perfect appetizer to enjoy at a game day potluck or a yummy lunch to pair with crackers or carrots and celery.
Here’s the Deets on this Healthy Recipe
To make this yummy dip you’ll need greek yogurt and cream cheese for the bulk of this recipe. The greek yogurt will be where we will get the added protein in addition to the chicken.
I swapped out the sour cream in this recipe with greek yogurt to boost the protein content and reduce the fat content as well.
I kept the classic parts of this dip the same though by using the buffalo sauce as the key for doctoring this up along with the cheese. You can certainly choose a lower fat cheese such as mozzarella, but for this recipe I used my favorite cheese, which is a 4 cheese blend.
Here’s The Key Ingredients:
Cream cheese (softened)
Cheese of choice
You are going to need a pretty large bowl for this recipe as the yield is a generous 8×8 dip that is Thick.
I would also recommend getting some carrots, celery, and crackers to pair with this as it makes for a great crunchy combo!
It’s Super Simple
This dip is by far one of the quickest recipes you can make for a potluck or even as a part of your meal prep for the week.
It’s as simple as
Let the cream cheese soften and combine everything in a bowl
Spread the contents from the bowl in an 8×8 pan and add half the shredded cheese on the first layer
Pour the remaining batter into the 8×8 pan and top with the rest of the cheese and bake for 30 minutes
Let cool and garnish with green onions
Bam, just like that a Low Carb Buffalo Dip is done!
This Honey Glazed Salmon is the perfect recipe if you’re seeking something healthy and quick! This recipe can be whipped up in under 20 minutes and is the perfect complement to a bed of rice and steamed veggies.
I admit Salmon is something I have to be in the mood for, but I’ve never been able to figure out how to season or cook Salmon the right way until now.
How Should I Cook The Salmon?
Great question! I found that the key to avoiding overcooked Salmon is to time it just right! I cook it 4-6 minutes on each side in a good pan or skillet.
As much as I love to hold on to old cookware as I detest buying new things I opted for a newer large non-stick pan, and the results were so much better compared to that on my old freshman year of college pans.
And yes…I held them for over 4 years before throwing them away and I have no shame in doing so!
Give me the Deets on the Honey Glaze!
Luckily, this Honey Glaze is made with a rather slim ingredient list (as you will likely have most of the ingredients on hand) and requires holding your hunger for only a few more minutes before the dish is complete.
For the Honey Glaze you will need:
Oil of choice
Honey of course!
Salt and Pep
Now, I know his may seem like a lot but odds are you will have a majority of these ingredients on hand if you have a gluten-free pantry.
Can I Make This Honey Glaze Thicker Or Thinner?
Absolutely! The key to creating a thicker or thinner Honey Glaze is cornstarch, which I have fallen in love with as a thickening agent in many gluten-free sauces.
If you prefer a thicker sauce add an extra teaspoon of cornstarch to the cornstarch and water mixture (listed in the recipe card below) and a dash more of water.
To make it thinner, you will do the opposite. Simply, reduce the cornstarch by 1 teaspoon and maintain the amount of water that it calls for in the recipe.
What Can I Serve This With?
I find this dish is best served with rice, steamed veggies like broccolini and cauliflower, and potatoes.
Alternatively, you could also make a larger portion of the sauce and create a stir-fry with the salmon and pair it with sugar snap peas, peppers, and water chestnuts.