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Healthy Red Velvet Quinoa Brownies

They’re decadent, rich and elegant, but I’ve managed to turn a not so healthy treat into something that’s nutritious and satisfying.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy brownies, red velvet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 Brownies
Calories 247kcal
Author Alyssa



  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8x8 square baking dish with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In the bowl of a food processor, combine the beet puree, coconut oil, honey, eggs and vanilla. Process on high until completely smooth. Pulse in sugar.
  • Add remaining ingredients (minus chocolate chips) and process again until smooth and the batter has started to thicken.
  • Transfer batter to prepared pan and sprinkle with chocolate chips.
  • Bake for 25 - 30 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Let cool completely in the pan before slicing and removing.
  • Enjoy!


To make beet puree, simply blender cooked beets in a blender or food processor. Keep extra puree to add to things like pancakes, smoothies or even oatmeal!


Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.5mg