It’s starting to get spooky around here! Ça commence à faire peur ici! #faunachimps #enrichment #donations #boo #halloween

It’s starting to get spooky around here! Ça commence à faire peur ici! #faunachimps #enrichment #donations #boo #halloween

A digital pop art portrait of Eugene.

A digital pop art portrait of Eugene.

The Chimps have so many nicknames! Which one is your favorite? Have any of your own? Les chimpanzés ont beaucoup de surnom! Lequel est votre préféré? Avez vous des idées de surnom pour eux? #nicknames #chimpanzee #faunachimps

The Chimps have so many nicknames! Which one is your favorite? Have any of your own? Les chimpanzés ont beaucoup de surnom! Lequel est votre préféré? Avez vous des idées de surnom pour eux? #nicknames #chimpanzee #faunachimps

Fierce Bub #binky #chimpanzee #faunachimps #faunafoundation

Fierce Bub #binky #chimpanzee #faunachimps #faunafoundation

The chimpanzees have all been appreciating this beautiful day. Tous les chimpanzés apprécient énormément cette belle journée.
#faunachimps #maya #chimpanzee #caregiverpics #autumn #relax #tgif

The chimpanzees have all been appreciating this beautiful day. Tous les chimpanzés apprécient énormément cette belle journée.
#faunachimps #maya #chimpanzee #caregiverpics #autumn #relax #tgif

Jethro’s new friend! La nouvelle amie de Jethro! #fun #jethro #playtime #faunafoundation #chimpanzee #donations #thankyou

Jethro’s new friend! La nouvelle amie de Jethro! #fun #jethro #playtime #faunafoundation #chimpanzee #donations #thankyou

Theo digging into some enrichment boxes! Theo s’amuse!! #enrichment #theo #baboon #sanctuary #faunafoundation

Theo digging into some enrichment boxes! Theo s’amuse!! #enrichment #theo #baboon #sanctuary #faunafoundation

Mmmmmmm muffin! #snack #chimpanzee #faunafoundation #muffin #yum #bub #binky

Mmmmmmm muffin! #snack #chimpanzee #faunafoundation #muffin #yum #bub #binky

Who wouldn’t love Chocolate Fudge Zucchini Brownies?!

Yields: 20-24 squares

  • 1/2 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce +
  • ¾ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¾ cup plus 2 tbsp water
  • 2 TSP pure vanilla extract
  • 3 TBSP flaxmeal
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 TBSP vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup coconut flour or whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 TSP salt
  • 1/2 TSP baking soda

Recipe for zucchini brownies: Preheat oven to 350F, and line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment paper. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the first 7 ingredients and let sit at least 5 minutes. Combine all other ingredients in a separate bowl, and stir very well. Pour wet into dry, stir until evenly mixed, then pour into the baking dish. Bake 19-20 minutes, then pat down hard with a pancake spatula or another sheet of parchment. Let zucchini brownies sit 15 minutes before trying to cut into squares.

Fudge Frosting: 

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (or other nut butter)
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 ½ TBSP milk of choice (or more for thinner frosting)
  • ½ TBSP pure vanilla extract

Blend everything in a small food processor.  If extra can store in the fridge.

Spread sauce over the zucchini brownies, then fridge or freeze 10-20 minutes. These healthy brownies are high in fiber and Vitamin C, cholesterol-free, gluten-free, vegan, low in sugar (or sugar-free), and they even offer Omega 3s!

 

Nutrients per serving (46g): Calories 83; 6.2g fat; Carbohydrates 6.8g; Dietary Fibre 64mg; Sugar 0.8g; Sodium 64mg; protein 1.4g

 

Loulis watching the rain fall.
Loulis regarde la pluie tomber.
#faunafoundation #loulis #chimpanzee #sunday #sanctuary

Loulis watching the rain fall.
Loulis regarde la pluie tomber.
#faunafoundation #loulis #chimpanzee #sunday #sanctuary