Chia Seed Brownies (GF, V)


  • 1-2 T flax or chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup water or cold coffee
  • 1/2 – 3/4 cup sugar depending on preference
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup flour – can be gluten free
  • 1 t baking powder
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • Optional chocolate chips, nuts, or other add-ins.

Cooking directions:

350 f for 25 – 35 min

Special tools:

  • Pyrex 9 x 9,9 x 13, or muffin cups – lightly greased
  • Fine mesh sieve


  1. Preheat oven to 350 f.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the flax or chia seed and the water or coffee until well combined.
  3. Let soak for 5 – 10 minutes until it turns into a gelatinous looking mixture.
  4. In a medium-sized bowl, add in the sugar and oil. Mix well.
  5. Add in the vanilla extract and flax or chia mixture.
  6. Sift in the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.
  7. Mix until combined but do not over mix.
  8. Gently stir in your add-ins if using.
  9. Spoon into Pyrex baking dish or muffin cups.
  10. Bake until a toothpick inserted will come out clean.

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