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Healthy Pumpkin Brownies (Whole30 Desserts)

One of the best Whole30 desserts- these healthy pumpkin brownies are a healthy treat when you want something naturally sweet! They’re vegan, gluten free, paleo, and yummy! Made with just 7 simple ingredients, this all-natural treat will satisfy that sweet tooth.

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Here’s a sweet and chocolatey recipe for Valentine’s Day… that you can feel good about eating!  If you’re looking for that after dinner sweets fix, but want to keep it healthy, then this recipe is for you. This pumpkin brownie recipe is actually healthy with natural fats, some sneaky vegetables, and raw cacao powder and maple syrup for the sweetness. It’s a healthy treat that is OK to dig into!

These Vegan & Gluten Free Pumpkin Brownies Are:

  • Rich
  • Fudgy
  • Sweet
  • All-Natural
  • Chocolatey
  • Loaded with hidden veggies
  • Thick
  • Vegan, gluten free, paleo, and Whole30 compliant!

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One of the BEST Pantry Staple Brownie Recipes

This healthy pumpkin brownies recipe is a fantastic pantry-staple treat! It uses almost all ingredients you would have in your dry pantry or cupboards. You probably already have a lot of these ingredients on hand! Keeping a well-stocked pantry makes it easy to come up with delicious and healthy meals using a few staples you can rotate. I made a list of my Top 125 Plant-Based Pantry Staples that always keep on hand. And you can check out all my favorite pantry staple recipes on here. By stocking up on healthy whole ingredients you can cook delicious recipes without a trip to the bakery!

Make Pumpkin Brownies Gluten Free for a Healthy Version

This gluten free pumpkin brownies recipe is a simple meal to make without the wheat. I’m all about making recipes gluten free when I can. Gluten free cooking does NOT have to be bland, boring, or flavorless… It’s quite the opposite when done right. By building meals around gluten free pantry staples and swapping in a few wheat-less ingredients you can make healthier meals for you and your family. I made a list of my 125 favorite gluten free pantry ingredients that we use on a weekly basis, and check out all my gluten free recipes here that are on The Herbeevore. These easy and healthy recipes are fantastic meals for everyone at your table.

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What’s In These Paleo and Whole30 Healthy Pumpkin Brownies?

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Easy and Healthy Whole30 Desserts!

This healthy fall pumpkin brownies recipe is what I call an Easy Weeknight Treat – which is on your table in about 5 minutes. These quick and simple recipes are perfect for those nights when you want a healthy homecooked snack but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. I have a whole section of The Herbeevore dedicated to Easy Weeknight Meals, that are great for the whole family. From soups and stews, to pastas and proteins – a healthy meal can be on your table in no time. Even faster than ordering delivery!


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How Do I Make These Gluten Free Paleo Pumpkin Brownies?

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a 8×8 baking dish and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the pumpkin, nut butter, coconut flour, cacao powder, Maple syrup, vanilla extract.  Mix well to combine.
  3. Fold in 3/4 cup of walnuts, and mix well, batter should be very thick.
  4. Spoon batter into baking dish and spread the batter out to the corners with a spoon.
  5. Top batter with remaining 1/4 cup walnuts.
  6. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, and allow to cool before eating.  Enjoy!

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Dietary Modifications for one of the Best Whole30 Desserts!

This healthy pumpkin brownie recipe is vegan, gluten free, paleo, whole30 compliant, egg free, dairy free, and made only with natural sweeteners! This is one treat everyone at your table can enjoy.

Other Healthy Treat Recipes You’ll Love!

Coconut Milk Buttercream Icing (Vegan, Dairy Free)

Vegan Affogato Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free, Holiday Dessert)

Pumpkin Spice Bread (Vegan, Egg Free, Dairy Free)

Vegan Walnut Fudge Recipe (Dairy Free, Gluten Free)

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies (No Flour, Gluten Free, Low Sodium)

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Pumpkin Brownies (Whole30 Desserts)

The Herbeevore
These healthy pumpkin brownies are a healthy treat when you want something naturally sweet! They're vegan, gluten free, paleo, and yummy Whole30 desserts!
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Baked Goods, Baking, Breakfast
Cuisine American, Midwestern Fusion
Servings 6 brownies
Calories 272 kcal


  • 1 13 ounce can pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup nut butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour or any gluten free flour you prefer
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup natural sweetener optional, see note below!


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Grease a 9x5 baking dish and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl mash the pumpkin with the nut butter, coconut flour, cacao powder, vanilla extract, and natural sweetener (if using).  Stir well until a thick dough forms (thin with a little water if needed), and add to the baking dish.  Top brownies with extra walnuts.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, allow to cool, slice, and enjoy!


A Note on Natural Sweeteners

My favorite natural sweeteners are agave nectar, maple syrup, and honey. Any of these can be used for these delicious pumpkin brownies.
If you are on a Whole30 Diet, you cannot have sweeteners, so omit these in the recipe and make without.


Calories: 272kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 12gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 15gSodium: 25mgPotassium: 411mgFiber: 10gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 28IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 159mgIron: 2mg
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