Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies Featuring Mighty Nut {Giveaway!}

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This post is sponsored by Mighty Nut. As always, opinions are my own.

One of my absolute favorite treats is brownies. Especially warm straight-out-of-the-oven brownies.

The problem is-- brownies really aren't very good for you. My general approach to eating is all about balance. I don't feel guilty for eating a treat once in awhile. But if I can make my favorite treats healthier I'm all for it!


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I recently received two bottles of powdered peanut butter from Mighty Nut. What better way to experiment with a new-to-me product than to concoct a gooey healthy{ish} chocolate peanut butter brownie!

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup Mighty Nut Original Powdered Peanut Butter
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • peanut butter chips {to desired taste}
  • coconut oil cooking spray

I used local honey, a fresh egg from our backyard hens, and homemade applesauce. I love knowing where my food comes from :)

Directions

Preheat the over to 350°F. Spray an 8 inch pan with the coconut oil cooking spray.

Combine dry ingredients {powdered peanut butter, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt} in small bowl.

Microwave honey until runny and almost bubbling {approximately 45 to 60 seconds}, then add the cocoa powder and stir until well mixed. Let cool to room temperature.

Combine applesauce, oil, egg and vanilla in a large bowl. Add the honey mixture and whisk until smooth. Finally add the mixture of dry ingredients and stir until no trace of flour remains.

Scrape the batter into the 8 inch prepared pan. Sprinkle top of batter with peanut butter chips.

Bake for approximately 25 minutes. Serve warm and gooey with a large glass of milk!


"These chocolate PB brownies by @amanda__maureen look delicious! @GoMightyNut @FitApproach #EatMighty #sweatpink"


Mighty Nut Powdered Peanut Butter

Mighty Nut powdered peanut butter was developed with an active lifestyle in mind-- to provide a way to enjoy peanut buttery deliciousness with added protein, less fat and fewer calories.

Might Nut powdered peanut butters are super versatile. They can be used as part of a snack {think Ants on a Log!}; rehydrated with a bit of water and used as a spread or dip for fruit or vegetables; or as an ingredient in baking, cooking or smoothies.

Mighty Nut powdered peanut butters are currently available in four varieties.



Mighty Nut, Powdered Peanut Butter, Eat Mighty, Recipe, Giveaway

I want to #EatMighty!
{giveaway}

Mighty Nut has graciously offered to give one bottle of Mighty Nut powdered peanut butter {winner's choice of flavor} to a lucky Unapologetically You reader. Who's excited?? I know I am :) It's so fun to give people things. Especially yummy goodies like Mighty Nut.

Enter the giveaway using the Rafflecopter below.


Please note: One prize per person. If you win this giveaway, and have already won another prize from Mighty Nut through another blog, please disclose that you have already won so we can choose another winner.

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Mighty Nut, Powdered Peanut Butter, Eat Mighty, Recipe, Giveaway
peanut butter crazy dogs also love Mighty Nut!

Your turn! What is your favorite treat? Do you prefer gooey chocolate peanut butter things, or something else? Have you tried Mighty Nut powdered peanut butter? What would you make with Mighty Nut?

AK


This post is linked up with Jill for The Fit Dish, Running with SD Mom for Wednesday Giveaway Roundup, and The Fit Foodie Mama for Foodie Friday. Make sure to check them out!