4.6 from 15 votes
Healthy Brownies (Vegan)
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Servings: 10
Calories: 121 kcal
Author: Adapted from Elavegan.com
  • 3/4 cup (3 3/4oz/106g) pitted dates (very soft or soaked in warm water for 5 minutes)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup (11/3oz/40g) flax seeds
  • 1/4 cup (1oz/28g) cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup (1oz/28g) almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Chocolate Glaze:
  • 1/4 cup (2floz/57ml) melted coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder , sifted
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  1. Line a 5 x 9 inch loaf tin with parchment paper and set aside
  2. In a food processor combine the flax, almond flour, cocoa powder and salt.
  3. Once mixed add in the soft dates and pulse until the mixture comes together into a sticky dough.
  4. Transfer the dough to the loaf tine and press down into one even layer. Refrigerate for 30 minutes while making the chocolate glaze
  5. To make the chocolate glaze: melt the coconut oil in the microwave until it turns liquid.
  6. Once liquid add the cocoa powder and maple syrup. Stir until combined.
  7. After the brownies have set in the fridge for 30 minutes pour the glaze over it, and allow to set in the fridge for an additional 10 minutes.
  8. Remove from the loaf tin, slice into 12 squares and enjoy.
  9. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 6 days.
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Brownies (Vegan)
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 121 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Sodium 118mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 10g
Protein 1g 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.