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There are certain times in a woman's life when all she wants is a big bite of something rich and chocolaty. You know the feeling. I have always been horrible at keeping track of my cycle, but I'm usually able to realize it's on the way when I get that urge to find all the chocolate.
During that time of the month, I love indulging in a brownie (or three). What I've done though is make a better-for-you brownie using avocados.
Avocados are a great way to get some healthy fat in without sacrificing that flavor we all crave. Plus, the magnesium from the avocados help with cramps!
- 2 ripe avocados, mashed
- 8 oz semi-sweet chocolate, melted
- ½ cup light brown sugar
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- ¾ cup flour
- ¼ cup cocoa powder
- ½ tsp baking powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- Preheat oven to 350 F.
- Line an 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl (or I used our food processor), mix avocados and melted chocolate until smooth and creamy.
- Add in sugar and eggs. Mix until well combined.
- In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.
- Stir into chocolate avocado mixture until just combined.
- Spread batter into prepared pan.
- Bake about 30 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean.
And because we're talking about delicious things for you to snack on during that time of the month, I also want to share a new find with you. I'm pretty sure this makes me old and lame, but seriously, it's genius! U by Kotex® has new Style N' Store packs available at Walmart.
It's super cute because they have a little drawer built into the box, making them very convenient to store and use. Make the choice for U by Kotex® at Walmart so you can save money, live better, feel confident and make every day matter!
I picked up a box of each: U by Kotex® Cleanwear® Ultra Thin Pads (Unique 3D Capture Core* with Xpress DRI* cover for crazy fast absorption to help stop leaks) and U by Kotex® Barely There® Liners (made to feel just like your underwear to help you stay clean and fresh every day – or when your period is light).
And, right now you can purchase 2 packs of U by Kotex® products at Walmart (Any Variation) and get rewarded with a SNIPP offer! That's right, buy stuff you already need and get a prize!
Just text UbyKotex to 811811 and upload a photo of your receipt. Go to UbyKotexrewards.com and register to choose your customized reward, including gift cards, music, ebooks, magazines, and more. Offer is live through 9/30/16.
So… if you're following me correctly here, you need to go grab yourself a cute new box of U by Kotex®, get your reward for doing so, and enjoy these better-for-you brownies!
What matters most to you when you’re on your period? Get up to $25 in rewards just for you by purchasing U by Kotex® at Walmart!