Plant-Based Recipes

Butternut Squash Brownies

These tasty Vegan brownies feature butternut squash, the superfood of the gourd family.

Butternut squash get’s its superfood powers from its bright orange color. It’s full of carotenoids, a plant pigment that boosts health and helps the heart.

Made with IdealRaw organic protein, these brownies give you a nice protein boost too.

This brightly colored squash is also packed full of vitamin C and antioxidants. You get these benefits and more with these chocolatey butternut squash brownies!

butternut squash brownies

Butternut Squash Brownies



  • 1c - butternut squash
  • 10 - pitted medjool dates
  • 4tbsp - pure maple syrup
  • 1c - old fashioned oats
  • 1c - almond flour
  • 2tbsp - coconut oil
  • 6tbsp - raw cacao powder
  • 1scoop - Chocolate IdealRaw Protein

Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories 160kcal 54 Calories from Fat
% Daily Value *
Total Fat6g9%
Total Carbohydrates23g8%
Dietary Fiber4g16%


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and bake butternut squash for about 90 minutes, or until soft. Scoop out 1 cup squash and add to blender or food processor.

  2. Add remaining ingredients and blend until mixture turns into a thick batter. Grease 9×9 square baking tray. Pour batter into pan and bake for about 45 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Cut into 16 bars and enjoy!

Amy Posey

Amy Posey

Certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

I'm a huge believer that food is the best medicine and am always looking for natural remedies to life's problems. When I’m not writing you’ll find me exploring the mountains, usually on skis or in hiking boots. I also enjoy the challenge of perfecting the chocolate chip cookie. Life is about balance!