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14 Surprisingly Healthy Brownie Recipes

By: Beth Ann Morley, Editor,

Sweet Potato BrowniesIf you're a self-diagnosed chocoholic, then you know that you need a healthy dose of chocolate every day. Unfortunately eating that much chocolate isn't always the healthiest option. But now you can have your chocolate and eat it too with these 14 Surprisingly Healthy Brownie Recipes.

There's no need to worry about your diet because these sweet treats are much healthier than other brownies. What's going to surprise you is some of these healthy ingredients. You wouldn't think to use zucchini, avocado, sweet potatoes, or black beans to make brownies, but you would never know the difference once you take a bite. These healthy brownies definitely don't taste healthy!

Healthy Brownie Recipes

14 Surprisingly Healthy Brownie Recipes

Make these delightfully delicious desserts today! 


Chocolate Avocado BrowniesGluten Free Flourless Brownies

Chocolate Avocado Brownies (pictured above, left) - Made with coconut oil and avocado, you won't have to worry about unhealthy fats! Taking only 30 minutes, these super moist brownies would be perfect for an after-dinner dessert.  

Low-Carb Chocolate Brownies - With only 97 calories and 6 grams of carbohydrates, these low-cal and low-carb brownies are completely guilt-free. So snack on one or snack on the entire batch because these healthy brownies will be just the thing for you. 

Healthy Zucchini Brownies - Do you have a surplus of garden-fresh zucchini? If so, then you need to make these healthy chocolate brownies. You can't even taste the zucchini in these 83 calorie sweet treats. These brownies are both low-cal and low-carb. 

Quick and Easy Fudgy Brownies - These brownies are free of nuts, gluten, sugar, diary, and eggs. So you can be sure that these brownies will be perfect for almost anyone. Why wouldn't you want to make this healthy brownie recipe?

Gluten Free Flourless Brownies (pictured above, right) - You'll never be able to tell that these brownies are healthy. Because this recipe is made with both avocado and black beans, you may be skeptical to try it. But we promise; these brownies don't taste healthy! 


Desserts don't have to be a cheat, especially when you have these 15 Low-Fat Dessert Recipes lying around!


Slow Cooker Quinoa BrowniesSurprise Fudgy Brownies

Secret Fudge Brownies - Drop the flour because you won't need it for this healthy brownie recipe. Both gluten free and vegan, these brownies will be sure to satisfy everyone and anyone. We suggest you make them for your next family gathering. 

Low-Carb Chocolate Chunk Brownies - Low in carbohydrates, these brownies won't break your diet. So when you're craving a sweet treat, go ahead and enjoy one of these easy-to-make brownies. You can even freeze these brownies for later. Then you won't be caught overindulging. 

Slow Cooker Quinoa Brownies (pictured above, left) - Brownies in the slow cooker?!? We bet you've never heard of that one before! Now you'll be hooked on making desserts in your slow cooker. Plus, these brownies are made with quinoa, so you can be sure that they're healthier than store-bought brownies. 

Surprise Fudgy Brownies (pictured above, right) - Oh. My. Goodness. You're going to LOVE these brownies. Made with kidney beans, this is an unusual recipe, but we promise that it'll soon become one of your favorite brownie recipes ever. 

Sinfully Good Chocolate Brownies - Alright we have to admit that these aren't the healthiest brownies on the block. That's why they're sinfully good. But we had to share them with you because they are absolutely, without a doubt, amazing!

If you like these brownies, then you're going to love these Healthy Cake Recipes!


Good-For-You Triple Chocolate BrowniesLight Chocolate and Peanut Butter Brownies

Good-For-You Triple Chocolate Brownies (pictured above, left) - Incredibly rich and perfectly decadent, these triple chocolate brownies will leave you wanting more. They'll definitely satisfy your craving for chocolate!

Sweet Potato Brownies - You might be shocked by the name of this recipe, but don't let that deter you from trying this recipe for yourself. Sweet, smooth, rich, and creamy... that's all you'll taste when you try these chocolate brownies! You'll never be able to tell that these brownies include sweet potatoes and an avocado. 

Light Chocolate and Peanut Butter Brownies (pictured above, right) - Replace the butter with applesauce and use reduced-fat sour cream to lighten up this family-favorite recipe. These brownies will melt-in-your-mouth especially with the added peanut butter.

Chocolate Mud Brownies - Go gluten free with these Chocolate Mud Brownies. They taste as good as, if not better than, your traditional chocolate brownie recipe. We definitely recommend them! 


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