Healthy Fudge Banana Brownie

This is a guest post by Nelly Osman, Nutritionist, you can find her on Instagram at @nutritionally.stripped

Nelly shares daily nutritious healthy recipes and I had to share one of them with you to enjoy. I tried this healthy brownie recipe yesterday morning and it was so moist, delicious and definitely fulfills that chocolate need.

Any Brownie Lovers?

Healthy Fudge Brownie Recipe

Brownies are one of those desserts that you would want to bake when you’re having a bad day or a really strong chocolate craving because let’s face it, there’s just something about a brownie that feels a little healing and lifts the spirit.

BUT who said brownies can’t be healthy, made with GOOD-FOR-YOU ingredients without refined sugars and still hit the spot?

So now you are about to be introduced to these easy and amazing Healthy Fudge-y Banana Brownies because when you have some ripe bananas you gotta use them, am I right?

They taste heavenly and are rich, melt in your mouth gooeyness, nutritious and will feed your soul. 

This recipe can easily be made to be vegan or vegetarian, check the note below for the necessary modifications. 

All you need is two bowls and you are good to go. Let's get started with this healthy recipe! 

Healthy Fudge-y Banana Brownies

Serving: 9-12 Healthy Brownies

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Oat Flour (Or Grind 1 Cup Old Fashioned Oats in a Processor)
  • 1/2 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Melted Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 cup Mashed extra ripe Bananas, about 2 large ones
  • 1/2 cup Low Fat Yogurt
  • 7 tbsp Pure Maple Syrup or Honey
  • 2 tbsp Skim Milk
  • 3 tbsp semi-sweet Mini Chocolate Chips; Divided
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Walnuts

Vegetarian/Vegan Note: To make the healthy brownies vegetarian, substitute the milk and yogurt with a non-dairy source (coconut/hazelnut/almond milk alternatives), and the egg with a flax egg.

Instructions 

  1. Preheat Oven 350 F or 180 C
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the Oats, Cocoa Powder, Baking Soda, Baking Powder & Salt
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together the Oil, Egg, and Mashed Banana
  4. Mix in the yogurt until no lumps are remaining
  5. Then mix in the sweetener and milk
  6. Add wet ingredients to dry ones and stir until well incorporated
  7. Fold in 2 tbsp of the Chocolate Chips and all the walnuts
  8. Spread mixture into a greased 8x8 Pan, and sprinkle the remaining tbsp of chocolate chips on top
  9. Bake for about 35-40 minutes
  10. Take it out and let cool before cutting

healthy fudge brownie recipe by baraa el sabbagh dietitian and personal trainer in dubai healthy fudge brownie recipe by baraa el sabbagh dietitian and personal trainer in dubai

Enjoy these healthy fudge brownies that are lower in calories and saturated fats than your typical brownie recipe. They're also rich in fibers, potassium, protein, omega-3 and a chocolate inside that will for sure elevate your mood!

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Guest Author: Nelly Osman, Nutritionist

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