Healthy Brownie Recipe!

Yes, we have actually created a healthier brownie that you can enjoy while still living a healthy lifestyle! When making these brownies, we wanted to make sure that we did not sacrifice taste or make them dry and crumbly – we love a fudgy, chocolatey, consistency – so our secret ingredient? Sweet potatoes!

These brownies are coming just in time for Valentine’s Day, and they also have a special meaning for us! Watch the video below to see why…

Healthy Fairburnin' Brownies

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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-1 cup mashed/pureed sweet potato (you can either roast or microwave and then mash)
-1/2 cup pure almond butter, softened
-1/4 cup brewed black coffee
-2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-1/4 cup cacao or unsweetened dark cocoa powder
-1/4 dark chocolate chips or chunks (at least 70% cacoa) or vegan chips, plus extra for topping
-Pinch of sea salt
-1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Mix together the sweet potato puree, almond butter, black coffee, maple syrup, and vanilla. Then mix in the remaining dry ingredients.

Very lightly spray a 5×7 or 8×8 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray or line with parchment paper. Pour the brownie mixture into the dish and spread mixture out until even. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes. If you want to top with chocolate chips too, sprinkle the top of your brownies with the chips when there is about 10 minutes left.

Let the brownies cool before cutting into and eating (although it may be hard to wait)!


Coffee Mug Chocolate Cake

Sometimes you just need a quick indulgence, and this treat hits the spot! This cake can be put together in mere minutes with very little clean-up. This is a win-win since I don’t always like to wait for a dessert to come out of the oven and the husband hates doing dishes!

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Coffee Mug Chocolate Cake

  • Servings: 1
  • Difficulty: easy
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-2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
-1 egg white or 1 flax egg (1 tablespoon flax meal mixed with 3 tablespoons water – let sit for 5-10 minutes)
-1 tablespoon agave or natural sweetener
-¼ teaspoon baking powder
-2 tablespoons chocolate chips
-Splash of vanilla extract
-Pinch of salt

Mix all ingredients together until combined.  Spray a microwave safe ramekin or coffee mug, and scoop mixture into ramekin. Microwave for 1 minute on high. Be careful when removing the ramekin from the microwave as it will be extremely hot!

If you enjoyed this treat or are looking for something more, our members only meal plan features tons of healthy dessert options that you can indulge in from time to time! To learn more, visit here.