Chocolate Orange Protein Brownies with Salted Caramel Sauce: Flourless, Sugar and Gluten Free (Lower Carb with Vegan/Paleo Options)

These are divine! A high protein, low carb treat filled with potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E and magnesium! Topped with my delicious low carb caramel and dark chocolate, these taste so naughty while being super nice for your bod!

  • 1/2 cup (2 scoops) chocolate protein powder (I use Pro-Matrix Wicked WPI
  • 1/2 cup natural almond or cashew butter
  • 3tbsp cacao or cocoa powder
  • 1-2tbsp natural granulated sweetener (I use natvia or norbu)
  • 2tbsp Orange juice (from freshly squeezed orange)
  • 3 ripe bananas

1. Preheat oven to 180C

2. Mash bananas up in a bowl

3. Add remaining ingredients and stir gently until well combined

4. Alternatively you can whiz all ingredients together in a blender

5. Pour into a lined baking tray and bake for around 20 minutes

6. Leave out to cool then top with caramel sauce and dark chocolate

Low Carb Caramel Sauce

1/3 cup natural cashew butter (you can use peanut butter but you must like peanut butter as flavour overtakes!)

  • 1/3 cup coconut butter
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 1tbsp natural granulated sweetener (you can also use honey/maple syrup)
  • Pinch of sea salt

1. In a saucepan over medium heat continuously stir all ingredients together

2. When it starts to boil, continuously whisk for about a minute, it will start to thicken up

3. Let cool for 5 minutes then pour on top of brownies (it will continue to thicken)

Optional- top with a good quality dark chocolate (be wary of sugar content, I like Pumpy Jackson and Well Naturally no sugar added!)

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