The reason many diets and eating plans fail is because a lot of favorite foods are ‘forbidden’. Not so on the paleo diet, because this collection of fudgy and decadent paleo brownies use wholesome ingredients (with a few surprising ones thrown in) to make yummy gluten-free and dairy-free desserts everyone will love, whether they’re following the plan or not.
The Best 7-Ingredient Fudgy Paleo Brownies
Almond butter is the perfect ingredient to make these paleo brownies soft and chewy inside, and when served warm with paleo ice cream, they make the most amazingly decadent dessert.
Paleo Brownie in a Mug
When you want a brownie and you want it NOW, there’s only one thing for it; make it in a mug in under five minutes in a perfect one-person portion.
Zucchini Brownie Bread
Have a slice of the good life with this chocolate brownie loaf, which contains a heap of hidden zucchini to keep the brownie lovely and moist but without any vegetable taste.
Chocolate Fudge Paleo Brownie Bites
Even the smallest of treats can be laden with refined sugars and hidden ingredients. If you fancy a small but sensational dessert that uses natural ingredients, make these brownie bites instead.
A chocolate brownie cookie has to be one of the best combinations ever, and you can enjoy it guilt-free by using coconut sugar and almond flour instead of the more unhealthy options.
The Best Paleo Avocado Brownies
When you combine mashed avocado with almond butter, magic happens, because these brownies are seriously smooth, fudgy, and totally good for you, which can’t often be said about such a decadent dessert.
Almond Butter Brownie Ice Cream
If you love ice cream but want one which is not only good for you but tastes totally indulgent, this amazing recipe makes a chocolate brownie version using coconut cream and honey.
Sweet Potato Brownies in a Mug
Full of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, these microwave mug brownies use sweet potato mash and almond butter to create a deliciously dense and fudgy serving for one.
No Bake Double Chocolate Paleo Brownies
Try this no-bake recipe and you will probably never make brownies the old way again, because this method produces soft, chewy, sweet brownies which are topped with a thick chocolate frosting.
Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies
If you can’t decide between a brownie and a cookie, combine the two and make a ‘brookie’, a delicious hybrid of two of the most delicious sweet treats you can find.
Paleo Brownies with Almond Butter Icing
The almond butter icing on top of these paleo brownies tastes as fudgy as it looks, and both the icing and the base are incredibly easy to make using non-refined ingredients.
Dark Chocolate Peppermint Brownies
If dark chocolate and mint is your go-to flavor combination, these dense and fudgy chocolate brownies are perfect as each one is topped with a delicious peppermint cream layer.
Nut-Free Brownie Batter Truffles
Nut-free, dairy-free, and gluten-free, these brownie batter truffles are rich and indulgent and don’t require any baking whatsoever; just blend the ingredients together and freeze before rolling in cocoa powder.
Paleo Salted Caramel Brownies
Caramel sauce can be a difficult thing to get right. By following this easy recipe you can make a healthier alternative which tastes incredible when dripping from these double chocolate brownies.
Paleo Cookie Dough Topped Brownies
Cookie dough and chocolate brownies are two of the best desserts on earth, and this recipe combines them beautifully while keeping the ingredients egg-free, dairy-free, and gluten-free, too.
Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies
Far from being colored with an artificial food colorant, the mint cream which makes up the middle layer of this unusual dessert is tinted (but definitely not flavored) using spinach.
Chocolate Cherry Brownies
You can swap the egg in this recipe for flaxseed to make it vegan, then just combine all the ingredients into one bowl to make soft and chewy chocolate cherry brownies.
If your idea of cake heaven is a brownie which is crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside, have a go at this low carb hemp and fudge recipe.
Blondies are every bit as delicious as their darker counterparts, and this particular version includes anti-inflammatory vanilla collagen for a natural boost to your bone and joint health, and general wellbeing.
Paleo Zucchini Brownies
Low carb and containing a full cup of shredded zucchini, these brownies are moist and light, and when they’re stored in the fridge they become super fudgy, too.
Mind-Blowing Almond Butter Brownies
Make the most of almond butter’s delicious nutty aftertaste by using it in this recipe, which takes only 30 minutes and is full of essential nutrients such as vitamin E and potassium.
Flourless Strawberry Cheesecake Brownies
Roasting strawberries brings out the flavor and sweetness of the fruit. This not only makes the cheesecake topping for these brownies taste delicious, but gives them a pretty pink hue, too.
Paleo Turtle Brownies
These turtle brownies are topped with caramel and pecans (hence the name), and adhere to the FODMAP protocol, meaning they are made with only gut-friendly (and delicious) ingredients.
You don’t have to forego extravagant desserts like trifle when you’re following a paleo diet, as this incredible chocolate brownie, chia seed mousse, and coconut cream trifle shows.
Magic Brownie Bars
As if brownies weren’t magical enough, this recipe comes with an actual ‘magic’ layer which is whipped up with coconut butter, shredded coconut, and a tablespoon of raw honey.
Dark Chocolate Raspberry Walnut Brownies
The combination of dark chocolate and vibrant raspberries both looks and tastes amazing, while the addition of healthy walnuts adds a satisfying crunch to this rich and tangy family favorite.
Gluten Free S'mores Brownies
If both brownies and S’mores are your favorite desserts, bring them together in this innovative recipe, which has a simple crust base and a fluffy, puffy, marshmallow topping.
Fudgy Paleo Skillet Brownies
Having a romantic night in? Create this brownie for two which uses cocoa or cacao powder, and is made (and served) in a single skillet so you can both dig in.
Edible Brownie Batter
Is licking the wooden spoon your guilty pleasure? If so, this brownie batter is perfect for eating straight from the fridge and is eggless so it’s completely safe to consume.
Tahini Pumpkin Paleo Brownies
Rich, chewy, and fudgy, these chocolate squares are good all year round. Add pumpkin and spices to the recipe, though, and they become the perfect comfort food for fall.
Pear Paleo Brownies
Dairy, nut, and gluten-free, this recipe needs no refined sugars at all, because all the sweetness and flavor comes from the fresh pear, vanilla, cinnamon, and chocolate frosting instead.
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