Healthy Brownie Recipes That Make a Diet Seem Decadent
Not quite a cookie| but not yet a cake| there’s something so satisfying about a brownie. Whether you like them dense and fudgy or light and cakey| there’s a healthy recipe for you here. And we’ve thought of everything; look for recipes that are vegan| raw| gluten-free| and absent of refined sugars| too.
| Slimmed-Down Brownies
This recipe for slimmed-down brownies still contains rich cocoa and chocolate chips. No one should go without the good stuff!
| Raw| Vegan Fudge Brownies
You won’t even need to turn on the stove to enjoy these raw| vegan fudge brownies. Made without any refined sugar| the sweetness comes from the addition of bananas and dates.
| Black Bean Brownies
If you love adding hidden power boosts to brownies for extra nutrition| you’ll love this healthy twist in these brownies from Mmm…Is For Mommy. Aside from the fiber| protein| and chocolatey flavor| they’re also gluten-free!
| Vegan Brownies With Spinach
Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shows us how easy it is to add healthy greens to brownies| and you can’t even taste the spinach! While they’re not exactly guilt-free| this recipe is nutrient-rich with antioxidants| iron| vitamin A| and calcium.
| Double Dark Chocolate Brownies
These dark chocolate brownies might not be low-cal| but they are rich in antioxidants and fiber and contain much less sugar and fat than you’d find in a traditional brownie recipe. There’s also black beans hidden in them u2014 which you won’t even taste! u2014 so let’s hear it for the extra protein boost.
| Zucchini Double Fudge Brownies
If you grow zucchini| chances are you have more than you know what to do with| so say hello to these double fudge brownies. These brownies taste so good| you’ll be amazed that they’re vegan and just over 150 calories.
| Skinny Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies
It doesn’t get much better than pairing chocolate with peanut butter. After taking one bite of a skinny peanut butter swirl brownie| you’ll be shocked that they contain no flour| butter| or oil.
| Low-Calorie| No-Bake Brownies
You don’t even have to turn on the oven to make these vegan no-bake fudgy brownies. Sugar-| gluten-| and dairy-free| each brownie is under 60 calories but still full of chocolaty goodness.
| Pumpkin Pie Brownie Cupcakes
A dessert that is almost too good to be true. This recipe for pumpkin pie brownie cupcakes combines three classic desserts and throws them together into one vegan masterpiece. The bottom layer of the pumpkin brownie is topped off with a layer of pumpkin pie filling| which all gets baked in a cupcake pan.
| Black Forest Brownies
If you follow a gluten-free or Paleo diet| you are going to love these black forest brownies. On top of being gluten-free| the heart-shaped treats are also vegan and have a hint of cherry goodness!
| Vegan Brownies
These fudgy vegan brownies are a cinch to make and are sure to become a staple in your dessert rotation. Added bonus: the addition of superpower coconut oil instead of butter.