No-Bake Vegan Fudge Brownies

If you’re looking for a delicious and nutritious treat that’s also vegan, I have a great suggestion. Try these amazing fudge brownies!

Packed with five brain superfood ingredients, these brownies are indulgent and beneficial to your health. Combining dark chocolate, walnuts, almond flour, coconut, and sunflower seeds makes for a truly powerful treat. Not only do these ingredients add incredible flavor to the brownies, but they also provide essential nutrients for your brain. Indulging in these vegan fudge brownies is a guilt-free way to satisfy your sweet tooth and nourish your mind at the same time. So go ahead and enjoy a batch of these delightful treats today!

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SIS Tip - Simple is Smart Tip for Vegan Fudge Brownies

Tip 1:  Make these Vegan Fudge Brownies when you want something chocolate and don’t feel like baking. These brownies are not baked and are ready to eat in under 10 minutes. 

Tip 2: If you don’t have sun butter, no worries, use peanut butter.  

Neuro Nutrition of Dark Chocolate

Neuro-Nutrition Nugget for Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate has numerous benefits for the brain. Research has shown that eating dark chocolate can actually improve brain function. The cocoa in dark chocolate contains flavonoids, which have been found to enhance memory and cognitive function.

These flavonoids increase blood flow to the brain, boosting its overall performance. Furthermore, dark chocolate also contains antioxidants that protect the brain from oxidative stress, which can lead to cognitive decline. So next time you’re craving something sweet, reach for a piece of dark chocolate and give your brain a tasty boost.

Ingredients for Vegan Brownies

Ingredients for Vegan Brownies

  • Walnuts or any other nuts. I chose walnuts because they are the healthiest for the brain. 
  • Yogurt: Use Plain Greek Yogurt, look for on that is labeled as being high in probiotics. 
  • Cocoa Powder: Use unsweetened cocoa powder. 
  • Almond or Coconut Flour I’ve used both and both are delicious.  I like to make the coconut flour from the coconut that Farmer Fred harvests and dries from the coconut trees in Florida. 
  • Nut Butter:  My favorite is peanut butter but if you are allergic to peanuts or nuts make sun flower seed butter.  It’s delicious. 
  • Dark Chocolate Chips: I use the mini chips, but you can also use the regular size. If you don’t have chips, chop up a bar of dark chocolate.
  • Vanilla
Mixing up a batch of Vegan Fudge Brownies.

Step by Step Instructions for Vegan No Bake Brownies

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the almond flour and unsweetened cocoa mix.
  2. Add the nutbutter or sunbutter, syrup, vanilla, and yogurt, Mix. If you use coconut milk you will only need about ¼ to ⅓ of a cup. Add enough to just moisten the brownies.
  3. Put in a silicone ice cube tray that has 15 spaces.
  4. Refrigerate or Freeze for 3 hours. Remove from the tray and store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.
  5. These are delicious eaten either frozen or refrigerated. The are very soft and sticky at room temp and I don’t recommend you store them at room temp.
Vegan fudge brownines

FAQ for Fudge No-Bake Brownies

What’s the difference between brownies and fudge brownies?

Brownies and fudge brownies are delicious treats that many love, but what sets them apart? The main difference lies in their texture and richness. Regular brownies have a cake-like consistency and are typically lighter in taste. They have a slightly crumbly texture and are often enjoyed with a glass of milk. On the other hand, fudge brownies have a dense and chewy texture, similar to fudge. They are incredibly rich and indulgent, with a deep chocolate flavor that will satisfy any chocolate lover’s cravings. Fudge brownies are often enjoyed independently or with a scoop of ice cream for an extra decadent treat. Whether you prefer regular brownies’ lighter, cake-like texture or the dense and fudgy goodness of fudge brownies, both versions will surely please your taste buds.

Are fudgy brownies raw?

Fudgy brownies are a delightful treat that many enjoy sinking their teeth into. But have you ever wondered if these gooey, chocolatey squares are raw? The answer is no; fudgy brownies are not raw. While they may have a soft and moist texture, they are fully cooked. The fudginess comes from the high ratio of butter and chocolate in the recipe, which gives them their dense and rich consistency. So, rest assured that when you indulge in a fudgy brownie, you are savoring a fully baked and delicious dessert.

Are no-bake brownies good for you?

No-bake brownies are a tempting treat for those with a sweet tooth. But the question lingers: are they good for you? Well, the answer isn’t straightforward. While traditional brownies are loaded with unhealthy fats and sugars, no-bake brownies can be a healthier alternative. They often contain nutrient-dense ingredients like nuts, dates, and cocoa powder. These ingredients provide a good dose of fiber, antioxidants, and healthy fats. However, it’s important to remember that even though they may be healthier, they should still be enjoyed in moderation as part of a balanced diet. So, yes, no-bake brownies can be good for you as long as you don’t overindulge.

Are brownies good for your health?

Those deliciously gooey and chocolatey brownies are often seen as a guilty pleasure. But are they good for your health? Well, the answer is a bit complicated. While brownies do contain ingredients like cocoa powder, which has been linked to potential health benefits such as improved heart health and reduced inflammation, the overall nutritional profile of brownies is not exactly ideal. Typically loaded with sugar, butter, and refined flour, brownies can be high in calories and lacking essential nutrients. However, enjoying a brownie occasionally as part of a balanced diet can bring joy and satisfaction to your taste buds. Remember to indulge in moderation and complement your brownie with healthier daily choices.

Storage instructions for no-bake brownies.

No-bake brownies are a delightful treat that can be enjoyed at any time. But what should you do if you have leftovers or want to make a batch in advance? Fear not, I have some storage instructions that will ensure your brownies stay fresh and delicious. Firstly, allow the brownies to cool completely before storing them. This will prevent any condensation from forming and making them soggy. Next, wrap the brownies tightly in plastic wrap or store them in an airtight container. This will help to maintain their moisture and prevent them from drying out. Finally, store the brownies in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight or heat sources. Following these simple steps will guarantee that your no-bake brownies stay scrumptious for days to come. So go ahead and indulge in this delectable treat without worrying about them going bad!

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Vegan Brownies

These Dark Chocolate Brownies are Vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free, and so delicious. They are no-bake and contain 5 super brain foods.
Servings 15 brownies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Freeze or Refrigerate 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes

Equipment

Ingredients

  • ½ cup almond or coconut flour is allergic to nuts
  • ½ cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup Sunbutter (sunflower seed butter)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup plain greek yogurt for Vegan use coconut milk instead.
  • ½ cup walnuts (optional)
  • 1 cup dark chocolate regular or mini chips optional

Instructions

  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine the almond flour and unsweetened cocoa mix.
    vegan Fudge Brownies
  • Add the sunbutter, syrup, vanilla, and yogurt, Mix. If you use coconut milk you will only need about ¼ to ⅓ of a cup. Add enough to just moisten the brownies.
    Healthy Fudge Brownies
  • Add the nuts and optional chocolate chips. Mix
    Healthy Fudge Brownies
  • Put in a silicone ice cube tray that has 15 spaces.
  • Refrigerate or Freeze for 3 hours. Remove from the tray and store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.
    Healthy Fudge Brownies
  • These are delicious eaten either frozen or refrigerated. The are very soft and sticky at room temp and I don't recommend you store them at room temp

Video

Calories: 123kcal
Course: Appetizer, Dessert, sweet, vegan
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brain healthy food, easy, gluten-free, no-bake, vegan

Nutrition

Serving: 1brownie | Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Trans Fat: 0.001g | Cholesterol: 0.3mg | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg
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