Brownies are a classic dessert! Pretty much anyone who enjoys chocolate loves a good brownie. You can make them cakey or fudgy and you can put whatever add-ins you like, such as walnuts or chocolate chips. But if you can’t eat gluten, then you’re probably worried you may not be able to enjoy brownies. You may have trouble finding them in stores, restaurants, and bakeries.
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1. Healthy No-Bake Brownies
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2. Easy Pumpkin Black Bean Brownies
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They are moist, not overtly sweet, delectable and the perfect comfort food. Adding beans clearly poses a healthier twist, along with maca (natural energy source) and no refined sugars tip this treat into a healthier category. Very simple, pretty much fail-proof and a hit with everyone. Let’s face it, no one needs to know black beans are in this delicious Easy Pumpkin Black Bean Brownies recipe by Robin Runner!
3. Raw Chocolate Walnut Brownies
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These Raw Chocolate Walnut Brownies by Renee Sexton are really easy to make. And no, I’m not just saying that. As long as you have a food processor you’re all set to go. You can easily leave out the chocolate topping if you wish, but trust me, it adds another layer of goodness that makes you so thankful cacao is healthy and that you can eat this brownie without ANY guilt.
4. Chocolate Fudge Brownies
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This Chocolate Fudge Brownie recipe by Kristina Humphreys is a completely nutritious version that is made with whole food ingredients. They are much tastier than the overly processed and factory-made boxed brownies that are often waxy in texture and lacking in freshness. Try these brownies for a tasty treat!
5. Protein Beetroot Brownies
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These Protein Beetroot Brownies by Vicky Coates are incredible. They are so soft, fudgey and delicious. They contain beetroot but you can’t taste it at all – they taste just like heaven! They are gluten free and refined sugar free.
6. Fudgy Brownies
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They may be gluten-free, vegan AND sweetened with dates, but that doesn’t make them any less good. They’re soft, rich and perfectly sweetened with fruit, including dates and apple sauce. Honestly, these Fudgy Gluten-Free Brownies by Caroline Doucet may just be the fudgiest brownies you’ll ever try.
7. Coconut Black Bean Brownies
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These Coconut Black Bean Brownies by Natasa Christofidou are vegan, naturally gluten free due to the list of ingredients, and are high in protein thanks to the amazing qualities of black beans and the health benefits and nutritional density of flax seeds. They will allow you to experience a fudgy consistency without worrying about the brownies drying out or resembling a thin sponge cake.
8. Mocha Chocolate Brownie Bites
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9. Raw Dark Chocolate Brownies
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These Raw Dark Chocolate Brownies by Kaylee Pauley are made with cocoa powder, ground flaxseed, peanut butter powder, soft pitted dates, and organic blue agave! Which means no gluten and no refined-sugar, yet oh-so-yummy!
10. Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies
These Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies by Karen Kitto are deliciously rich and chocolatey. Make this when those cravings kick in and you need a little hit. This is a very decadent slice, perfect for those that love dark chocolate.
11. Raw Chili Chocolate Brownies With Fudge Glaze
A touch of chili powder gives these scrumptious Raw Chili Chocolate Brownies With Fudge Glaze by Faith VanderMolen brownies quite a kick! The fudge glaze is the only part of the recipe that is not raw, so if you want to keep the brownies fully raw, feel free to omit the glaze. They will still be delicious!
12. Raspberry Peanut Fudge Brownies
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These Raspberry Peanut Fudge Brownies by Kirsten Kaminski are so incredibly fudgy, with a few crunchy walnut pieces on the inside, covered with a fruity and creamy layer on top! Apart from being incredibly delicious they’re also completely refined sugar-free, naturally sweetened by dates, filled with healthy fats from avocado and peanut butter, gluten-free and can even be made oil-free! Such a healthy, nutritious and tasty treat! Perfect for any occasion really!
13. Raw Peppermint Brownies
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14. Plantain Brownies
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The most perfect brownie recipe that’s gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, and doesn’t taste like cardboard or strange hippie healthy takes on dessert. Plus, it’s under 10 ingredients! It’s also a recipe that’s versatile in texture and flavor possibilities. If you like fudgy, dense brownies, then increase the oil to 1/3 cup. If you like them fluffy, then use less oil. The majority of the sweetness comes from the ripe plantains, but the maple rounds it out with a touch of smoky richness. You can also play around with adding mint instead of cinnamon or a swirl of nut butter, the base is pretty solid and can be tweaked for different flavor cravings as your heart desires. So without further adieu, the easiest healthy brownie recipe ever — Plantain Brownies by Claire Ragozzino.
15. Black Bean Fudge Brownies With Sweet Potato Caramel
Everybody loves brownies, but brownies with caramel are by far the best. This Black Bean Fudge Gluten-Free Brownies With Sweet Potato Caramel recipe by Ashley Madden uses a rich chocolate, black bean, and date brownie batter and then marbles homemade sweet potato caramel throughout the dessert.
Loved these gluten-free brownies? Check out 15 Eggless and Delicious Vegan Brownies! For more gluten-free recipes, see 15 Tasty Gluten-Free Cakes, 15 Gluten-Free Bread Recipes, and 15 Gorgeous, Gluten-Free Vegan Pies!
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