12 Days of Holiday Recipes Day 7: Deceptively Delicious Brownies with Carrots and Spinach With a Chocolate-Avocado-Carrot Fondue Icing

Registered Dietician

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Before you get grossed out by the carrots, spinach and avocado, think about how much you love brownies. I have made this recipe quite a few times and it is always a hit, and not to mention a great way to sneak in some veggies.
Both of these recipes are from Jessica Seinfeld’s cookbook, Deceptively Delicious. Try to make it this holiday season and see what rave reviews you get.

Brownies with Spinach and Carrots

Servings: Makes 12 brownies
So easy and so delicious. My one tip is do not serve these warm because then you will taste the spinach. The last time I made these I added a half cup of peanut butter chips. You can never go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate.

Chocolate Fondue Icing with Avocado and Carrots

Depending upon how much liquid is used in the purees, additional water may be needed to thin the fondue a bit. Ice your brownies and serve. Remember, just because there are some good nutrients in these brownies doesn’t mean you can go overboard. Try to keep your portions controlled.
I also love this fondue as a dip for fruit or in a quick and easy s’more with graham crackers and marshmallows.
Do you have other recipes that you sneak vegetables into? You know I have a few. Enjoy a happy and healthy holiday season!
Photo Credit: sharkseason

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