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I was at it again with the healthy brownies. The dangerously cold weather left me no choice but to stay inside. I made it outside with Grumples a couple times, but that was the extent the end of it.

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I had a lot of people writing me to ask about a replacement for the avocado in the avocado brownies. I didn’t realize that a lot of people were actually allergic to it. I thought the avocado brownies were so good and not fair to the ones who couldn’t try it, so I tested out the same recipe, but with pumpkin as a substitute.

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They were a success! image

The ingredients in the pumpkin brownies are almost identical to the avocado brownies but with a couple changes in the measurements.

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Ingredients: *3 Medium Eggs, 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract, *1/2 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder,*1/3 Cup HOT water, *1 Heaping Cup Whole Wheat Flour (Or Gluten Free Flour), *6 Ounces Vanilla Yogurt, *1 Cup Pumpkin Puree, *3/4 Cup Stevia In The Raw (Baking Stevia) *1 Tsp Dark Chocolate Chips, *1 Tsp Butterscotch Chips.

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Measure out your pumpkin and add it to the bowl with the eggs.

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Beat the eggs, vanilla, yogurt, and pumpkin together.

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Mix in the Stevia.

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Add the water to the cocoa powder and mix.

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The consistency should be like icing. If it’s too thick, add water by the tbsp.

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Mix the cocoa into the pumpkin bowl.

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This recipe works very well with gluten free flour! You can use gluten free or whole wheat.

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I used whole wheat, but if I was taking this somewhere else, I’d use gluten free just in case someone had an allergy.

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Mix the heaping cup of flour into the wet ingredients.

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Grease a baking dish and add batter to it. Spread the batter out evenly.

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I used a 5 in X 10 in pan. You can use a larger one and make the brownies thicker if you’d like.

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Top the brownies with the butterscotch chips and dork chocolate chips. You could choose almost any topping!

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Walnuts, cranberries, cherries, coconut, peanut butter, white chocolate chips, and M&Ms all work great!

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Place the brownies in the oven at 350 degrees and bake for about 25-35 minutes. Use the toothpick method to tell if they are done.

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Once they are out of the oven, place them in the refrigerator and let them cool. The colder they are, the fudgier they get!

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Cut them into fifteen large squares!

Nutrition Per Brownie: 65 Calories, 11 g Carbs, 2 g Fat, 3 g Protein, 2 g Fiber, 2 g Sugar.

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