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Protein Brownies with Chocolate and Peanut



Brownies? Yes, you read it right. Today, we give you a recipe that is a real lifesaver, especially for those times when you feel like eating something sweet. Take note that these brownies have a very chocolatey flavor, thanks to its mixture of cocoa butter, chocolate, cocoa, and 100% whey – making it a real gourmet snack. Just follow the step-by-step directions below:





  • 1 cup unsalted butter (4 tablespoons)
  • 1 cup cocoa butter (4 tablespoons)
  • 200g chocolate (without added sugar)
  • ½ cup of peanut butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of natural sweetener (honey can be used)
  • 1/3 cup of chocolate-flavored whey (30 grams)
  • 1/3 cup of cocoa powder (30 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence (optional)


  • Melt butter, cocoa butter, chocolate, and peanut butter in the microwave, stirring every 20 seconds.
  • Add this mixture with the eggs, honey, whey, cocoa powder, and vanilla essence. Mix well.
  • Place on a tray with about 18 x 25 cm covered with greaseproof paper. Place into pre-heated oven at 180 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Cool completely before cutting.


Enjoy it!


The information included in this article concerns the authors opinion only.

About Joana Macieira

Joana Macieira
Joana Macieira, MD, is the author of "Queques que enchem a alma" (Muffins that fill the soul). Joana began to capture the attention of the blogosphere when she created a space designed to prove that healthy food can (and should ) have more flavor. "Palavras que enchem a barriga" (Words that fill the belly) is viewed by thousands of fans daily, who plan the food according to her suggestions.

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