Quinoa Chocolate Chip Brownies


This gluten-free chocolate chip brownies recipe was an official entry in one of our prior So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Contests by Deanna Harris.

Gluten-Free Quinoa Chocolate Chip Brownies Recipe

Go Dairy Free - The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance and Casein-Free LivingThis vegan recipe is more like a blondie or bar chocolate chips cookie than a brownie, but dense with chocolate chips for more of the chocolate factor.

Special Diet Notes: Quinoa Chocolate Chip Brownies

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan / plant-based, and vegetarian.

For nut-free Quinoa Chocolate Chip Brownies, you can substitute a nut-free, dairy-free milk alternative, such as coconut milk beverage.

Quinoa Chocolate Chip Brownie
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This sweet brownie tastes just like everyone’s childhood favourite chocolate chip cookie. It’s chewy, sweet, chocolaty... oh not to mention it’s gluten-free and vegan! People will never be able to tell these gems are healthy!
Serves: 9 brownies
  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine agave, sugar, almond milk, yogurt, oil, and vanilla. Stir until combined.
  3. Add flour, quinoa flakes, baking powder, and salt to the liquid mixture and stir to combine.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Spread batter into a greased brownie pan and bake for 15 to 20 minutes.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.


  1. The actual recipe isn’t here…. I have the list of ingredients from Pinterest but need to know the temp and time to cook….

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  4. “chewy, sweet, chocolaty”… Sold! Those are three of my favorite combinations, and it always makes one feel better when there is a few healthy ingredients involved! 🙂

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