Fudgy black bean & walnut brownies
These fudgy walnut brownies are so gooey and chocolatey. ad | Love packing in the plants to sweet treats! These give you 6 plant points towards your weekly 30 with extra walnut benefits too...
California Walnuts are one of the best plant-based sources of omega-3 (ALA, (alpha-linolenic acid) and the only tree nut to contain a significant amount of ALA (for those who love the detail 2.7g in 30g).
A 30g serve delivers 4.4g plant protein and 1.4g fibre - making it an ideal snack, I especially love them blended into smoothies, it makes them silky smooth.
Our microbes also love eating walnuts too ;) A recent study showed people who ate up to 42g of walnuts a day for 3 weeks had...
- increased gut bacteria linked with health benefits
- decreased chemicals (secondary bile acids) that have been linked to colon cancer
- reduced LDL cholesterol levels (the type of cholesterol you don’t want much of as it’s linked to increasing your risk of heart disease)
*Holscher et al, 2018