Did you know that the recommended daily intake for sugar consumption is under 6 teaspoons a day? And did you know that there are 14 teaspoons in just ONE single can of Coke alone?

With childhood obesity rates soaring, type 2 diabetes rising, and mood and attention disorders rocketing through the roof, experts are increasingly looking to lifestyle factors that are to blame for this shocking health epidemic – and no other is more obvious that the amount of sugar in our lives, especially added sugars found in processed foods.

Falling victim to the convience of these foods for busy families is something we can all relate to; we’ve all been stumped looking for something yummy to whip up for the kids after school or to fill the lunch boxes that doesn’t come in package! But – there’s a solution!

Here’s a super easy, low sugar, nutritionally dense family favourite that will keep your energy high and your blood sugar low from Michele Chevalley’s new revolutionary lifestyle program, Low Sugar Lifestyle.

Brownie Wonder (Gluten Free, High Protein, Low Sugar, Dairy Free, Vegetarian)

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups shredded zuchini
  • 1 cup almond butter
  • 1 1/2 cups cocoa nibs
  • 1 egg
  • 4 dried dates
  • 1/4 cup apple sauce
  • 1 vanilla bean pod (inside only)
  • 3 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180.
  2. Place all ingredients in food processor and combine.
  3. Pour mixture into greased or parchment paper lined pan.
  4. Place in oven and bake for 45 mins.
  5. Wait until brownies are cool before cutting and removing from pan.

If desired add cinnamon, chai spice, or even chili for some exotic flavour.  Serve it up for a delicious desert with some coconut yoghurt and berries.

Cook once, eat twice: Store in your refrigerator in a well sealed, glass tupperware for optimum freshness.  A couple of batches will last you for lunchbox snacks all week.

Low Sugar Lifestyle is designed around helping families forge new, healthy, low sugar habits and pave the way for a balanced, thriving, and food loving lifestyle with more health benefits than you can imagine.

Through a guided 28 day program with online support and access to nutritionists, daily emails, endless nutritional information, and a full recipe pack full of delicious meals and snacks like this one, Low Sugar Lifestyle will revolutionise your family’s nutrition and wellbeing so much so that you will forget about the junk-food ways of the past.

To learn more click here.

  • Very clever recipe – thanks for sharing.

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  • This looks great!

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  • Yum! I like that it has hidden veg in it too

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  • I’m so going to make this one. Have save the recipe. Hope my kids love it especially since it’s got the lovely hidden veg in it.

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  • Sounds lovely and with hidden veg to boot!

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  • I would love to try this first. Again, a number of ingredients that I don’t know of or have in my pantry.

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  • Where do you get almond butter from?

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  • Wow a brownie the whole family can eat without changing the recipe. Thank you for this.

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  • Love brownies so much but have them only occasionally due to fat and sugar content. I will be giving these a try for sure

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  • Healthy brownies will definitely have to try this.

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  • Love brownies, and love this recipe. Simple, easy and healthy.

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  • I love brownies and will be saving this one to try later

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  • This does look interesting must definitely try this one thanks for sharing

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  • I have been looking for low sugar recipes! Thank you for sharing

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  • I have a pack of cocoa nibs sitting in the pantry, shall definitely try this recipe out.

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