Healthy dairy-free zucchini brownies

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Joanna Kriehn
Joanna Kriehn, MS, RDN, CDCES - Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)

If you love brownies, you'll love the bonus of healthy zucchini brownies! Call it creative or sneaky, it's still a delicious way to get in more veggies. This recipe for healthy zucchini brownies checks both boxes! No one will realize they are eating grated zucchini, the secret to these moist, chocolaty brownies.

Healthy zucchini brownies

What makes these healthy zucchini brownies stand out?

Nutrition highlights

If you like to maximize your time in the kitchen, store these brownies in the refrigerator for about a week or freeze them to enjoy later.

Healthy Zucchini Brownies

Yield: 24 servings

Nutrition facts per brownie

Calories: 160, 7g fat, 23g carbohydrate, 2.5g protein, 1.4g dietary fiber



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 13 x 9-inch (33 x 23 cm) baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. In a medium bowl, sift the flour, salt, sugar, cocoa, and baking soda together.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, vanilla extract, pecans, grated zucchini, and oil. Add the sifted dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix well. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  5. Bake brownies for ~ 30 minutes until a toothpick or knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool before cutting into 24 even squares.

*Use any extra zucchini in salads later in the week.

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