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Healthy Chocolate Coconut Brownies


Chocolate Coconut BrownieNot only do these Brownies taste great but they contain no added sugar and are high in fiber.  They have a ton of healthy benefits.

1 Cup Almonds
1.5 Cups Fresh Coconut
1 Cup Pitted Dates
1 Cup Dried Apricots
4 Tablespoons Raw Honey
3 Eggs
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1/2 Cup Raw Cacao
2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil

Pre-heat Oven to 400
Blend Almonds
Add Coconut and Blend
Add Eggs, Dates, Apricots, Honey Vanilla Extract and Cacao and Blend
Coat Cooking Pan with Coconut Oil
Pour Mixture into Pan and Spread out Evenly
Put in Oven and Bake for 25 Minutes

Health Benefits

Eggs
High in Protein
Great for the eyes
Fights Cardiovascular Problems
Helps with Cholesterol Profile

Almonds
Good for brain development (great for kids)
Helps in preventing colon cancer by moving food through the colon
Helps reduce the cause of plaque buildup in the arteries of the heart
Regulates Blood Pressure
Regulates Cholesterol
Helps fight diabetes.  Keeps Blood sugar down
Rich in fiber
Boosts Energy
(Drink a lot of water with almonds)

Fresh Coconut
Helps Lower Blood Pressure
Promotes Weight Loss
Improves Production of Red Blood Cells
Contains Anti-Viral Properties
Fights Colds and Fevers (Viral)
Boosts Energy

Raw Honey
Increases natural energy
Used in treating allergies
Treats colds and sore throats (it coats the throat and reduces irritation)
Used as an acne treatment

Coconut Oil
New research claiming that it has been helping Alzheimer’s patients improve and even reverse effects.
Positive results for people affected with Type 1 and 2 diabetes.
Increases thyroid health by raising body temperature.
It increases metabolism (increases body temp)
Increases energy
Coconut oil on the body can promote healthy skin and hair.

Dates
High in Fiber.
Prevents absorption of LDL Cholesterol.
Protects colon.
Good for vision.
Fights cancer and Cardiovascular disease.
High in Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Copper and Magnesium.  Also contains B6.

Apricots
Contains Fiber and antioxidants.
Fights cancer and heart disease.
Lowers cholesterol.
Fights infections and free radicals.
Good source of vitamins and minerals including Iron.

Vanilla Extract
Antioxidant Properties
May fight Cancer
Boost Metabolism
Reduces Anxiety
May fight infections and fever in children
Reduces Nausea

Raw Cacao (Chocolate)
Known as a Super-Food
Claims to reduce cataracts, improve heart function and alleviate stress
High in antioxidant flavonoids
Claims to reduce free radicals in the body and in turn reducing risk of cancer

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