Nice, not Naughty Beautiful Brownies

healthy brownies
who knew brownies could be good for you? ūüėČ

These healthy brownies¬†are all about gratifying my cravings! They are delicious¬†with nutritious ingredients like flaxseeds, raw cocoa powder and honey. They are great for everyone as they’re¬†dairy-free, egg-free, soya-free, gluten-free and refined-sugar-free;¬†there’s nothing in these beauts that is¬†bad for you! They are truly nice for your bod, not naughty at all!

Somehow these¬†brownies still taste¬†indulgent and rich¬†as all brownies should.¬†I cut out¬†refined-sugar two weeks ago¬†and my bod is loving it, especially when I get to enjoy a treat like these. I’m pretty chuffed with them; they are a¬†healthier version of the good ol’ BOOM brownies,

hidden veg in healthy brownies
1 baked sweet potato ready to be scooped

Nice, not Naughty Beautiful Brownies – Ingredients

ground flaxseed, water, sweet potato, almond paste (a.k.a almond butter), peanut butter, honey, sunflower oil, vanilla extract, raw cocoa powder, bicarbonate of soda, gluten-free self-raising flour

Nice, not Naughty Beautiful Brownies – Process (serves 6)

  • Pre-heat your oven to 200¬įC (fan oven)
  • Once it’s hot pop into the oven:
    • 1 sweet potato (see photo for size)
  • Leave it in for about 20 mins until cooked through
  • In a cup make your flax-egg:
    • 1 Tbs ground flaxseed
    • 3 Tbs water
  • Get the sweet potato out of the oven and turn the temperature down to 160¬įC
    healthy brownies - flaxseed & honey
    gooey gorgeousness!
  • Remove the flesh of the sweet potato from its skin
  • Into a mixing bowl mash:
    • ¬Ĺ¬†C hot sweet potato flesh
  • Then mix in:
    • ¬ľ C almond paste (a.k.a almond¬†butter)
    • ¬ľ C¬†peanut butter
    • ¬Ļ‚ĀĄ3 C honey
    • ¬ľ C sunflower oil
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract
    • ¬Ļ‚ĀĄ3 C raw cocoa powder
    • ¬Ĺ tsp bicarbonate of soda
    • ¬Ĺ C gluten-free self raising-flour
      healthy brownies
      ready to bake
    • the gloopy flax-egg
  • Once it’s all combined put into a lined cake tin (I use a metal pan as my cake tins are either too small or too big for this amount of mix!)
  • Pop into the oven for 20 minutes (regardless of if the oven has made its way down to 160¬įC)
  • When it comes out of the oven you need to leave it too cool for a bit – as hard as it is to resist the incredible eat-me fragrance!
  • When it’s cooled enough to hold together dish up and enjoy this very nice not naughty treat.


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