Colostrum-Powered Black Bean Brownie

Colostrum-Powered Black Bean Brownie

In the world of healthy desserts, innovation and nutrition go hand in hand. Imagine enjoying a rich, chocolatey brownie that’s not only indulgent but also packed with nutrients to support your health. Enter the Colostrum-Powered Black Bean Brownie, a delightful twist on the classic brownie recipe that incorporates the health benefits of bovine colostrum and the wholesome goodness of black beans. This blog will guide you through the ingredients, benefits, and steps to create this unique and tasty treat.

The Benefits of Black Beans and Bovine Colostrum

Black Beans: Black beans are a nutritional powerhouse. They are high in protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Including black beans in your diet can aid in digestion, help regulate blood sugar levels, and provide a sustained energy. They are also rich in antioxidants, which help combat oxidative stress and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

Bovine Colostrum: Colostrum is the first form of milk produced by mammals immediately following the birth of their young. It is packed with antibodies, growth factors, and immunoglobulins, the nutrients that support the immune system and promote overall health. Sandhu’s bovine colostrum powder is a high-quality grass fed bovine colostrum supplement that can be easily incorporated into various recipes to enhance their nutritional profile.

Ingredients for Colostrum-Powered Black Bean Brownie

  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 scoop Sandhu's bovine colostrum powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Prepare the Oven and Pan: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease an 8x8-inch baking pan or line it with parchment paper.
  2. Rinse the Beans: Drain and rinse the black beans well.
  3. Blend Ingredients: In a blender or food processor, combine the black beans, eggs, cocoa powder, honey or maple syrup, melted coconut oil, Sandhu’s bovine colostrum powder, vanilla extract, baking powder, and salt. Blend until smooth.
  4. Add Chocolate and Nuts: Fold in the dark chocolate chips and chopped walnuts if using. 
  5. Pour Batter: Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and spread it evenly.
  6. Bake: Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean or with a few moist crumbs.
  7. Cool and Serve: Let the brownies cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Cut into squares and enjoy! 

The Nutritional Benefits of Your Brownies

  • Protein and Fiber: Thanks to the black beans and bovine colostrum, these brownies are rich in protein and fiber. Protein is essential for muscle repair and growth, while fiber aids in digestion and helps maintain stable blood sugar levels.
  • Antioxidants and Vitamins: The cocoa powder and dark chocolate chips provide antioxidants, which help protect your cells from damage. The addition of bovine colostrum offers vitamins and minerals that further restore your immune system.
  • Healthy Fats: Coconut oil provides healthy fats that support brain function and overall cellular health. These fats are also a great source of long-lasting energy.

Why Choose Colostrum-Powered Black Bean Brownies?

  • Healthy Indulgence: These brownies are a guilt-free indulgence. They satisfy your sweet tooth while providing numerous health benefits. Unlike traditional brownies that are high in sugar and unhealthy fats, these are a healthier alternative without compromising on taste.
  • Versatile and Easy to Make: This recipe is straightforward and can be made in under an hour. It’s a great option for busy individuals who want to enjoy a homemade, nutritious treat without spending too much time in the kitchen.
  • Suitable for Various Diets: Colostrum-powered black bean brownies are gluten-free and can be adapted for other dietary preferences.

Tips for the Perfect Brownies

  • Ensure Smooth Batter: For the best texture, make sure to blend the batter until completely smooth. This will help eliminate any bean texture and ensure a rich, fudgy brownie.
  • Adjust Sweetness: Taste the batter before baking and adjust the sweetness to your preference. You can add a bit more honey or maple syrup if you like your brownies sweeter.
  • Experiment with Flavors: Feel free to get creative with add-ins. You can mix in nuts, seeds, dried fruit, or even a swirl of nut butter for added flavor and nutrition.
  • Storage: Store any leftover brownies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to three days, or in the refrigerator for up to a week. They can also be frozen for longer storage.


Colostrum-powered black bean brownies are a delicious and nutritious way to satisfy your sweet cravings while supporting your health. By incorporating the benefits of black beans and bovine colostrum, you’re creating a treat that is both indulgent and beneficial. Whether you’re making them for yourself or sharing with friends and family, these brownies are sure to be a hit. Give this recipe a try and enjoy a healthier, tastier dessert option!

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