Healthy brownie recipe

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Chocolate Chia brownies
Makes: 24

Do you enjoy a brownie? Courtesy of The Chia Co we have a healthy alternative to the traditional brownie recipe – you will not believe how good it tastes! Now you can enjoy an old favourite –guilt free!


  • 2 tbs ground chia seeds
  • 120ml water
  • 300g sweet potato, steamed and mashed
  • 3 egg whites
  • ¾ cup coconut flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup chia oil
  • 100g dark chocolate


Step 1

Mix the ground chia seeds with water and set aside.

Step 2

Peel the sweet potato and cut it into small pieces. Place it in a steamer for 15–20 minutes. Once the sweet potato is tender either mash it or place it in a processor until it is smooth and free of lumps.

Step 3

Using the kitchen mixer, beat the eggs to form peaks and set aside in a separate bowl.

Step 4

Melt the chocolate over a double burner. Add the flour, cocoa, walnuts and sugar to the mixing bowl with the chia seed paste, chia oil and melted chocolate, and lastly fold through the egg whites.

Step 5

Spread the mixture across a 30 x 20 cm baking tray lined with baking paper and bake for 20 minutes. Cut into squares and store in an air-tight container.

* This recipe is brought to you by The Chia Company