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15 Healthy Brownie Recipes, Because Chocolate Is So Necessary

Your life is about to change.

We've never met a brownie we didn't like. Trouble is, we can't seem to make a batch without devouring the entire pan.

Since classic brownie recipes can be packed with refined sugars and fats, they can be a problematic temptation if you're trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

But brownies don't have to be a once-in-a-blue-moon indulgence. Thanks to the wonderful world of healthy food blogs, we stumbled upon quite a few healthy brownie recipes that you could even eat for breakfast.

Some recipes use beans instead of flour and others substitute dates or maple syrup for sugar -- these and other healthy baking secrets will totally change the way you make brownies.

Below, 15 healthy and delicious brownie recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth and your healthy sensibilities.

1
Sweet Potato Brownies
VeguKate
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2
Black Bean Brownies
Chocolate Covered Katie
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3
Spiced Paleo Brownies
Healthy Nibbles & Bits
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4
Healthy Avocado Brownies
The Healthy Maven
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5
Healthy Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies
Chocolate Covered Katie
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6
Two-Layer Raw Chocolate Brownies
Oh She Glows
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7
No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie Bars
Chocolate Covered Katie
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8
Healthy Triple Chocolate Zucchini Brownies
Honey & Figs
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9
Gooey Black Bean and Beet Brownies
Lemons & Basil
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10
20-Minute Gluten Free Brownies
The Fitchen
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11
Raw Peppermint Brownies With Vanilla Cashew Icing
24 Carrot Life
12
Gluten-Free Hazelnut Brownies
Naturally Ella
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13
Pumpkin & Chocolate Dream Brownies
VeguKate
14
Paleo Salted Caramel Brownies
The Healthy Foodie
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15
Salted Caramel Almond Butter Brownies
Honey & Figs
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