Mood Boosting Adaptogenic Mushroom Brownies
I promise you these brownies really are super simple to make – and they’re delicious plus packed with nutritional goodness.
With an underlining hint of a mushroom blend featuring Chaga, Cordyceps and Lions Mane these mood elevating brownies are chewy, moist and packed with a rich chocolate flavor. Mushrooms and chocolate are the perfect duo + they’re the perfect mood boosting and energy boosting treat.
Did you know the specialty mushrooms offer some exciting, research supported, health benefits:
*Improves the nervous system
*Reduces symptoms of stress and anxiety
*Protects and balances the intestinal microbiota
*Protects brain neurons, in addition to enhancing memory and concentration
So you really can feel good about treating!
You can get high quality mushrooms online at Amazon here
Ok here we go:
Serves 6 mini brownies
1 cup (100g) ground almonds
1 cup (100g) organic dark chocolate
1/4 cup organic coconut oil
2 tbsp lions mane
2 tbsp chaga
2 tbsp cordyceps
3 tbsp stevia or monk fuit maple syrup
1 tbsp chia seeds + 1 tbsp ground flax seed + 5 tbsp water 1 tsp pure vanilla essence
1 tsp aluminum-free baking powder
Place all dry ingredients in one bowl and combine. Then, place all wet ingredients in another bowl and combine Mix wet and dry ingredients and fold gently to combine – try to avoid over mixing.
Transfer to silicone molds or pan and bake at 160 for around 25-30 minutes.
Remove from oven and allow to cool before removing. ENJOY!
PS – if you’re obsessed with mushrooms as much as I am you’re going to want to check out this vegan coffee creamer substitute called Cream ‘n heal from a New Mexican brand called The Functional Foods. It’s loaded with with adaptogenic mushrooms (reishi, cordyceps, lion’s mane, chaga and maitake) and it’s a simple way to incorporate these powerhouse mushrooms into your daily nutrition. Watch for them to be shipping worldwide soon. For now you can get them in Mexico HERE
I hope you enjoy! Tag me in your creations. See you soon!
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