Secret Ingredient Brownies [VIDEO]

The lunch box is not complete without a sweet little treat. If you’ve been sending a piece of fruit all week, switch it up with these good-for-you flourless brownies! Guess what? I snuck in an ingredient that’s packed with nutrients and healthy fats, and nobody will know it. *Happy Dance*

AvocadoBrownies2Secret Ingredient Brownies

Are you ready to take a bite?


Secret ingredient: avocado.




Sprinkle with organic powered sugar (if you’d like), and serve!


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Avocado Brownies

Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 25 min Yields 12



  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking dish with parchment paper
  • Heat chocolate and butter in a double boiler over the stove until melted
  • In a blender, blend avocado until smooth
  • Mix avocado into chocolate mixture
  • Add in eggs and whisk to combine
  • Add in maple syrup, maple sugar (or coconut palm sugar), cocoa powder, baking powder, salt and vanilla
  • Add in chocolate chunks and pour into baking dish
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Let cool completely before cutting
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