Choc chia brownies recipe

Chocolate Chia Brownies

A welcome addition for any Monday morning tea break…

1/3 cup chia seeds
1 cup raw almonds
1 ½ cups pitted dates
1/3 cup cacao powder
½ tsp pure vanilla
¼ tsp almond extract


  1. In a food processor pulse the almonds a couple of times, then transfer to a small bowl.
  2. Add the dates and process until a paste forms.
  3. Add the nuts and remaining ingredients in, process until mixed.
  4. Line an 8 x 8 baking dish with plastic wrap, place the mixture into a tray and flatten until even, press down firmly.
  5. Cover and refrigerate till cold, cut into squares and store.


Garnish with icing sugar, a sprig of mint and raspberries and Serve