Brownies are super simple to make with plant-based ingredients. Learn how to make your brownies extra fudgy without all the extra oil! These tips from our Food Monster App bloggers will have you making the best brownies of your life in no time!
Flourless Black Bean Brownie Pecan Pie / One Green Planet
Beans are high in protein and blended up can add a lot of creaminess and richness – the perfect contender for your plant-based brownie recipes!
Amarilis Moldes used kidney beans in her High-Protein Kidney Bean Brownies! They’re super delicious and affordable!
Larice Feuerstein used black beans in her Double Dark Chocolate Black Bean Brownie-Cookies! This recipe was created with the idea that you can upcycle the extra black beans from your dinner in your dessert!
Jessica Bose showed us that dreams really do come true with her Flourless Black Bean Brownie Pecan Pie recipe! The black beans add a whole lot of fudginess as well as 7 extra grams of protein per serving!
2. Root Vegetables
Red Velvet Beet Brownies With Aquafaba Vanilla Cashew Cream Frosting / One Green Planet
We all know that root vegetables like sweet potatoes and beets have rich, velvety textures as well as tons of nutrients! Add some cooked, mashed sweet potato or beets to your brownie mix to replace some of that extra oil and or eggs you don’t want!
Taryn Fitz-Gerald inspired us to think outside the box with her Red Velvet Beet Brownies With Aquafaba Vanilla Cashew Cream Frosting recipe! She minimizes the amount of oil you need to add down to two tablespoons in the entire pan while adding nutrients and lots of fudginess!
Amarilis Moldes used sweet potatoes to replace eggs in her Fudgy Sweet Potato Brownies! They are so rich (and low in calories).
3. Peanut Butter
Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies / One Green Planet
Peanut butter is high in protein, high in healthy fats, and of course, just plain delicious.
Melanie Sorrentino made our lives super easy with her Peanut Butter Brownie Mug Cake recipe! Super simple, super fudgy, and quick!
Emma D’Alessandro created these Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies! She uses avocado, dates, and peanut butter to create the richest brownies ever!
Chocolate Zucchini Brownies With Sweet Potato Frosting / One Green Planet
Squash is super low in calories and very rich! Try adding squash like zucchini for some extra density or something like pumpkin for super soft, fudginess!
Vaishali Honawar made these gorgeous Whole Wheat Pumpkin Chocolate Brownies with pumpkin, tofu, and even chocolate chips. These brownies are downright decadent.
Kirsten Kaminski made these gorgeous Chocolate Zucchini Brownies With Sweet Potato Frosting with so much added flavor and extra nutrients!
Avocado Brownies / One Green Planet
Needless to say, there are so many different plant-based ingredients to add to your brownies, we couldn’t contain our list. Here are some of the most unique ingredients our Food Monster App bloggers have used to make their brownies extra fudgy!
Natalie Thomas added in plantains to her brownies. Her Plantain Brownies are gluten-free, fudgy, and delicious!
Jessica Bose showed us how to make the fudgiest, yummiest Avocado Brownies!
Marta Ansaldo and Mimma Sangiorgio taught us how to upcycle leftover plant-based milk pulp into a base for raw brownies! Their Raw Hazelnut Pulp Chili Brownies are super delicious and healthy!
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Lead image source: Avocado Brownies