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Okay, just to be clear upfront – it takes only 5 minutes to stir up the batter for these homemade fudge brownies, but of course a little longer than that to actually bake them! Enjoy a whole wheat brownie that makes for a nice alternative to boxed brownie mix.
5 Minute Homemade Whole-Wheat Flour Brownies
But as I was making this batch I was thinking how it really doesn’t take much longer to make brownies from scratch than it does to add some eggs and other stuff to one of these lovely boxes of brownie mix pictured down below.
So while homemade Fudge Brownies (with sugar) don’t quite fit our definition of real food, I think we can all agree they’re WAAAAY better than this highly processed factory-made stuff that’s full of partially hydrogenated oil (i.e. trans fat), refined flour, high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors and a bunch of other additives I can barely pronounce and therefore would most definitely not cook with at home. And we all know most people like to have a good ol’ fudge brownie on occasion. For a healthy idea, make these Avocado Brownies or these Gluten-Free Brownies!
My Go-To Chocolate Chips: Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips
Whether it’s brownies you’re after or just a handful of chocolate chips, I love using the brand Enjoy Life Foods. Their company has managed to make chocolate chips (and morsels, minis, and chunks!) solely using the ingredients that are meant to be in chocolate: Sugar (Cane Juice), Natural Chocolate Liquor, and Non-Dairy Cocoa Butter.
This is unfortunately no small feat in our industrial society – when you look at the back of most other chocolate chip packages you’ll find ingredients that do not belong (such as Soy Lecithin and Artificial Flavoring)! Since Enjoy Life’s chocolate chips are so pure, they are also incredibly allergy friendly including: Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, and Shellfish Free.
I love that and knew you would, too. :)
More Homemade Baked Goodies:
- Whole-Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Peanut Butter Brownie Bar Recipe
- Paleo Brownies
- Super Easy All Natural Icebox Sugar Cookie Recipe