Chocolate Orange Brownies

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You had the choice of carrot cake or brownies in this week’s NutriPic – and brownies won the vote, so here’s your healthy, chocolatey and delicious recipe.


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10 Min
35 Min


  • 1/2
    avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 5 Tbsp
  • 110 g
    maple syrup
  • ·
    juice of 1/2 orange
  • ·
    zest from 1 orange
  • 40 g
    mixed nuts
  • 2 Tbsp
    chia seeds
  • 200 g
    ground almonds
  • 400 g
    kidney beans, drained
  • ·
    optional - honey or maple syrup to top

How to Make Chocolate Orange Brownies


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/360F.
  2. Place all the ingredients (except for the nuts) into a food processor and blitz until fully combined.
  3. Add to a mixing bowl, then mix in the nuts.
  4. Line a baking tray with parchment paper, then add the mixture on top.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with more orange zest and honey/maple syrup to serve.

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