Healthy Tofu Brownies

    So here is a recipe I discovered in the “Vegetarian Diet for Kidney Disease” book by Joan Brookhyser Hogan, R.D. Yummy and delicious! One serving is 120 calories!

    1 1/3 cups cake flour, or unbleached all-purpose flour
    3/4 tsp baking soda
    1/2 tsp cinnamon
    1 12.3 oz package silken lite tofu
    1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
    1 tsp canola oil
    3/4 cup granulated sugar
    1 tsp pure vanilla extract
    1/3 cup cocoa powder

    Extra
    2 Tbsp walnuts, finely chopped, for garnish (optional - increases the fat content per serving)

    Preheat oven to 450 F
    Grease bottom and sides of 8x8-inch pan with vegetable shortening. Place waxed paper on greased pan bottom and grease top of paper.
    In food processor, blend dry ingredients. Empty into small bowl; set aside.
    Blend wet ingredients (except cocoa) in food processor until smooth and sugar is dissolved. Add cocoa; process until smooth.
    Add dry mixture all at once. Pulse to blend just until all dry ingredients are moistened.
    Spread evely into prepared pan. Sprinkle with chopped nuts.
    Bake in oven for 20 minutes or until brownies spring back when touched lightly in center.
    Let cool in pan for 15 minutes before turning out on cooling rack.
    Cool completely.

    Per serving
    Calories 120
    Protein 4 g
    Total fat 1 g
    Total Carbohydrates 25 g
    Sodium 25 mg
    Potassium 79 mg
    Phosphorus 50 mg

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 Healthy Tofu Brownies
So here is a recipe I discovered in the “Vegetarian Diet for Kidney Disease” book by Joan Brookhyser Hogan, R.D. Yummy and delicious! One serving is 120 calories!
1 1/3 cups cake flour, or unbleached all-purpose flour3/4 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp cinnamon1 12.3 oz package silken lite tofu1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce1 tsp canola oil3/4 cup granulated sugar1 tsp pure vanilla extract1/3 cup cocoa powderExtra2 Tbsp walnuts, finely chopped, for garnish (optional - increases the fat content per serving)
Preheat oven to 450 FGrease bottom and sides of 8x8-inch pan with vegetable shortening. Place waxed paper on greased pan bottom and grease top of paper.In food processor, blend dry ingredients. Empty into small bowl; set aside.Blend wet ingredients (except cocoa) in food processor until smooth and sugar is dissolved. Add cocoa; process until smooth.Add dry mixture all at once. Pulse to blend just until all dry ingredients are moistened.Spread evely into prepared pan. Sprinkle with chopped nuts.Bake in oven for 20 minutes or until brownies spring back when touched lightly in center.Let cool in pan for 15 minutes before turning out on cooling rack.Cool completely.Per servingCalories 120Protein 4 gTotal fat 1 gTotal Carbohydrates 25 gSodium 25 mgPotassium 79 mgPhosphorus 50 mg