Spicy Pumpkin Chocolate Brownie

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Spicy Pumpkin Chocolate Brownie

Positive Vitality’s Spicy Pumpkin Chocolate Brownie is Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Free from Processed Sugar, Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo and Raw


8-10 portions

  • 1 cup Pumpkin, raw, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup Dates, pitted, soaked and drained
  • 75g Cashew Nuts, raw
  • 50g Designated Coconut
  • 1 heaped tbs Coconut Flour
  • 3 heaped tbs Raw Cacao Powder
  • 1 heaped tsp Carob Powder
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract, natural
  • 1 tsp spicy Red Paprika, powder
  • pinch of salt


  1. Prepare your pumpkin puree by blending the pumpkin with dates and all the spices.
  2. Place it in a pot and a medium heat and shimmer for 5min stirring vigorously.
  3. Cool down pumpkin puree and transfer to a blending container.
  4. Add raw cacao, carob powder coconut flour and cashew nuts and blend all until smooth.
  5. Add designated coconut and combine with the rest of the mixture using a tablespoon.
  6. Spoon all out to a container and flatten it until its 2 cm high. Cover with designated  coconut.
  7. Place in a fridge for a few hours to allow the coconut and cashew nuts to soak up all the water from a pumpkin.
  8. Take out when firm and cut out a square pieces.
  9. Store in a fridge.


By | 2017-02-01T04:37:01+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Desserts, Paleo, Raw Food, Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegan|Comments Off on Spicy Pumpkin Chocolate Brownie

About the Author:

Ola Van Zyl is Owner of Positive Vitality Nutritional Therapy, Health Coach, Corporate Nutrition Specialist, Sports Nutrition Specialist and Public Speaker. Ola is a graduate of the Institute of Health Sciences in Nutritional Therapy, Dietary Counselling and Functional Sports Nutrition. She is a member of Nutritional Therapists of Ireland. In her work Ola applies the latest theories and research in nutrition, functional medicine and coaching to achieve optimum health. She works with groups and individuals, helping them to gain more energy, to lose weight, to manage stress, improve sleep quality and mood, as well as increase physical performance. Ola believes that nutrition is the key to long and vibrant live and she is very passionate about creating nutritious and delicious recipes to encourage healthy eating.