The World’s Healthiest Brownies

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The World's Healthest Brownies

These gluten-free, low-carb, vegan brownies are made of healthy fats (avocado, nuts, coconut, and flax seed) and vegetables (avocado and zucchini). I don’t think I can make it healthier than this. They are very light and low in sugar. Instead of using “flax eggs,” you can also use Egg Replacer.

The Word's Healthiest Brownies

The World's Healthiest Brownies

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp ground flax seed
6 Tbsp water
1 cup (160 g) zucchini, cut into large chunks
1 avocado, cut into large chunks
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup almond meal
1/2 cup coconut flour
1/2 cup coconut sugar
4 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup chocolate chips or walnut pieces (optional)
Oil for coating the pan

Instructions:

  1. Mix ground flax seed and water to make “flax eggs” and set aside for about 5 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350°F/180°C degrees.
  3. In a food processor or blender, place flax eggs, zucchini, avocado, and vanilla and blend well.
  4. In a bowl, combine almond meal, coconut flour, coconut sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.
  5. Add the blended vegetable mixture and mix well. Add chocolate chips or walnut pieces if you are using them.
  6. Transfer the batter to an 8-inch (20 cm) square pan coated with oil.
  7. Bake for about 25 minutes.
  8. Cool, infuse love and serve (with powdered sugar on top and/or ice cream if you wish).

Servings: 9

Comments

  1. awesome idea to use zucchini.. love how guilt free the recipe is, definitely going to recreate in in my kitchen!

  2. What a great recipe!! I’m so impressed with all the healthy ingredients and how little sugar is in there. Nice 🙂

    • Thank you for the comment, Meme. I tend to minimize the amount of sugar and only use 1/2 cup of sugar for 2 cups of flour, but some people who are used to very sweet desserts and drinks find it not sweet enough, so please adjust the amount to your liking if you decide to make these brownies.

  3. katrina Huijs-Thompson says:

    Does the worlds healthiest brownie freeze well?

  4. Kris Olson says:

    Can this recipe be made with real eggs? If so, how many and how would it impact the texture?

    • Kris,
      Thank you for visiting the site and for your question. Yes, of course you can use real eggs. Please use two eggs. I used flax eggs to make this recipe vegan, but using real eggs would probably produce the same or even better result.

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