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Salted Chocolate Fudge Brownies w. Cashews (gluten free + refined sugar free)

Updated: Jan 7, 2022

With just these few clean ingredients, your tastebuds are about to indulge in one of the best (and healthiest!) brownies you have ever tasted.

cacao powder provides a lot of health benefits, such as improved cognitive health, stronger immune system, heals wounds, and promotes better muscle and nerve function.

almond flour contains vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that can provide important benefits such as heart health, digestive health, and diabetes control. It is also an excellent source of iron and calcium.

coconut sugar is plant-based and a minimally processed natural sweetener.

natural sea salt plays a vital role in fluid balance and helps the maintain proper hydration

coconut oil contains a unique combination of fatty acids that have been shown to help support healthy brain function.

vanilla promotes many therapeutic uses, including as an aphrodisiac and to aid with gas relief.

farm fresh eggs have many health advantages such as less cholesterol, less saturated fat, increased vitamins A, E and D, more omega-3 fatty acids, and more beta carotene.

cashews contain nutrients important for energy production, brain health, immunity, and bone health. They are low in sugar and rich in fiber, heart-healthy fats, and plant protein.



2.5 cups almond flour

2.25 cups cacao powder

2.5 cups coconut sugar

1/4 tsp classic sea salt

1 cup cashews


2.25 cups coconut oil

2 tbsp vanilla

4 XL fresh farm eggs


Combine dry ingredients in a bowl (except cashews.)

Blend wet ingredients and then blend together dry + wet ingredients.

Mix in cashews.

Pour into a 9x12 pan.

Top with 1/2 cup hu brand chocolate chunks

Bake at 350 for 40 minutes.

Meanwhile, whip up some Simple Dark Chocolate:



1 cup cocoa butter chunks (melted)

1 cup cocoa powder

1/2 cup honey

1/2 tsp SalterieOne sea salt


Whisk to combine cocoa butter chunks (melted) and cocoa powder in a mixing bowl.

Add honey + sea salt, and whisk to combine.

Finally,Spread melted chocolate evenly over warm brownies, and top with cashews for garnish. Finish with a sprinkle of SalterieOne classic sea salt.

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