That feeling you get when you make something so simple yet it turns out so delicious? PURE JOY. That is what these raw walnut fudge brownies bring me. No-bake, vegan, paleo-friendly and oh-so-delicious.
I mean we’re talking basically four ingredients for the brownie base (five if you count water) and five ingredients for the frosting. And while you may be thinking, “Do I really need the frosting?” I will reply with an astounding “YES. Yes, you do.” Because the frosting is what really gives these raw walnut brownies that true fudgy brownie feel – but without all the extra sugar and other nonsense you’d get from say, a store-bought bakery brownie.
Speaking of, Drew bought a mini package of cheesecake brownies from the store the other week. I took a look at the nutrition label out of curiosity and WOWZA there was a lot going on in there. It was like reading a novel. Not that I let that stop me from trying a bite because I couldn’t deny myself trying a little piece. Balance and moderation, my friends. And of course it tasted good, I mean I’m not gonna lie. BUT it always amazes me just how many ingredients are in most grocery store bakery items like that. Just an ungodly amount. [Read More…]