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Healthier Vegan Brownies

Healthier Vegan Brownies

These healthier vegan brownies are sure to please even the most discerning baked goods fan!


1 cup potatoes, sweet

1/2 cup almond butter, smooth

1/4 cup canola oil, unrefined

1 teaspoon vanilla, extract

1 tablespoon flax meal

2/3 cup sugar, organic cane

2/3 cup flour, whole wheat stone ground

1/4 teaspoon salt, kosher

1.5 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 cup cocoa powder, natural

1 1/4 cups chocolate chips, 71% cacao

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1 cup (235 grams) peeled cooked and mashed sweet potato
1/2 cup (150 grams) almond butter
1/4 cup canola oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 flax egg (1 tbsp ground flax mixed with 3 tbsp water)
2/3 cup (140 grams) sugar
2/3 cup (100 grams) whole wheat flour
1/4 tsp salt
1.5 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup (40 grams) cocoa powder
3/4 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup chocolate chips (for top)


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and prepare a 9x9 baking pan with some oil and parchment to aid release
  2. Mix cooled and mashed sweet potato, almond butter, canola oil, vanilla and flax egg in large bowl
  3. Mix whole wheat flou, salt, baking poweder and cocoa powder in small bowl
  4. Add dry to wet and mix to combine
  5. Fold in first measure of chocolate chips
  6. Spread batter into prepared pan, note it will be very thick!
  7. Sprinkle second measure of chocolate chips on top and bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until centre top of brownie springs back when pressed
  8. Allow to cool, remove from pan, slice and enjoy!

Tip - substitute whole wheat flour with your favourite gluten free flour substitute or oat flour for a wheat-free recipe.