Sneaky Spinach Brownies

Wondering how to increase your vegetable intake? Need to get more vegetables into your kids diet? These brownies are sure to be a winner and you won’t even realise they are packed with green goodness!



* 1/2 cup buckwheat flour

* 1/2 cup almond flour (option to use hazelnut meal)

* 1 cup coconut sugar

* 1/2 cup raw cacao powder

* 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

* 1/2 teaspoon salt

* 1/2 cup water

* 1/2 cup melted butter, or organic coconut oil

* 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

* 2 cups raw spinach

* 1/4 cup organic, dark, semi-sweet chocolate chips (option to use raw cacao nibs if prefer dairy and refined sugar free)


1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

2. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the flours, sugar, cacao powder, baking powder, and salt.

3. In a blender, or using a hand mixer, whip the water, oil, vanilla, and spinach together.

4. Fold wet and dry ingredients together until it forms a uniform batter. Add in the chocolate chips.

5. Spread batter evenly in a 9 X 13 inch baking pan. Bake for 15-20 minutes in oven, or until tooth-pick comes out clean. Let the brownies cool for at least 10-15 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

350 calories per serving, 3 grams of fibre, and 4 grams of protein

Makes 8 servings


Recommended Posts