Brain Food Brownies


  • 200g of gluten free flour
  • 150g ground almonds
  • 4 tbsp cacao powder
  • 150g coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 4 tbsp chia seeds
  • 100g extra virgin olive oil
  • 180ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 90g dark chocolate pieces
  • 50g of broken walnuts
  • 1.5 tbsp lion’s mane powder – optional


  • Preheat oven to 180c and line a baking tray with baking paper
  • Place chia seeds in bowl and add 7 tbsp of water – leave to thicken
  • In a bowl mix cacao, GF flour, ground almonds, lion’s mane powder, coconut sugar and bicarb, baking powder until no lumps
  • Add in the olive oil, almond milk and chia mix and mix very well
  • Mix in the dark chocolate chips
  • Pour into the prepared tin and bake for 15 minutes, take out and sprinkle on walnuts then cook again for another 15/20 minutes until fudgy but a knife comes out clean– let cool for 15 minutes before cutting up and enjoying!


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London Nutritionist Clarissa Lenherr

I’m Clarissa, a registered nutritionist (mBANT) and workplace wellness expert. In my Harley St. London practice, I have helped hundreds of clients reach optimal health through creating sustainable, effective habits and dietary adjustments. My aim is to empower people with the skills, tools and knowledge to take their health into their own hands and feel the happiest, healthiest versions of themselves. Featured in The Daily Mail, Women’s Health, The Telegraph, and more.





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