Swiss Chard Brownies: Baking Desserts with Greens

Swiss Chard Brownies: Baking Desserts with Greens
Presented by Spartan Training®

Swiss Brownies


  • 1 ½ cups Swiss chard, leaves only (stems discarded), chopped
  • 1 cup raw shredded beet
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 3 Tbsp almond butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 cup soft chopped dates
  • ¾ cup cacao powder
  • ¾ cup milk of your choice
  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts (optional, divided)
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch pink Himalayan sea salt
  • ½ cup gluten free flour of your choice: pea, quinoa, chickpea or other.


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Peel and shred raw beets. Chop raw Swiss chard into small pieces.
  3. Mix oil, almond butter, chard, and beets in a bowl, then add honey and continue mixing. Add next 7 ingredients, mix well, and finish by adding flour. Keep some of the walnuts to put on the top of the brownie.
  4. Grease an 8 x 11 inch baking dish and pour in brownie “batter”. Add extra walnuts on top of batter.
  5. Bake 30 minutes.
  6. Let cool 10-15 minutes before cutting and serving. Store in the refrigerator for 5-7 days or cut into 2 inch squares and store in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Beast Mode Swiss Chard Brownies

Carrie Moody @fitbalancenutrition_rd

swiss chard brownies
Photo credit: Carrie Moody @fitbalancenutrition_rd