Brownies with figs and Macadamia nuts

I’ve been going overboard with goodies lately, so I’m staying away from sugar for a while. I saw these brownies, however; and they called out to me. I resisted, but I thought I’d share this recipe so that someone else can enjoy them. They just look so rich!

About celestedimilla

Hey there. I’m Celeste, California girl, writer, psychotherapist and burgeoning plant-based foodie.
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8 Responses to Brownies with figs and Macadamia nuts

  1. Celeste, thank you very much for sharing my recipe. Actually that was the last brownie I ate and now I feel like making it again! 🙂

    • You’re so welcome!! I love the fig/macadamia nut combo. I’ve never tasted anything with that mix, but it sounds like a winner. Your photo is outstanding as well!! If you’ve got any food photography tips to share, I’d love to hear them. Celeste 🙂

  2. run4joy59 says:

    I promised my doctor I’d do my best to eat much healthier…but if someone offered me one of these, I doubt I’d be able to resist.

    • Haha – me either Patti! That’s why I decided not to make them. I figured that if I reblogged the recipe, however; I’d be reminded of them the next time I need to make dessert for company. It looks like a guest-worthy dessert!

      If you want to eat your dessert and keep your health too, then try this Orange Chocolate Pudding recipe. It has no sugar and it’s absolutely delicious! Here’s the link: http://honkifyourevegan.com/2013/03/22/dairy-free-orange-chocolate-pudding/

      Thanks for reading – I really appreciate it girlfriend! Celeste 🙂

  3. Lorrie Wenzler says:

    I do like figs so this recipe looks interesting. You certainly are on a brownie kick.

  4. Mmmmmmmm I am in need of brownies! I haven’t tried fresh figs before, but I really need to! Surprisingly here in Spain, the vegan desserts/pastries are pretty healthy, mostly made with spelt.

    • I think healthy vegan desserts can taste wonderful if they’re done right, but I’ve had some vegan desserts that just tasted, well…. HEALTHY. I like desserts that are good for you but don’t taste like they are. I actually used to not use sugar at all, but I’ve back slid recently. I’d like to get back to my no-sugar ways, so you’ll be seeing more healthy desserts from me soon. But I promise you – they won’t taste healthy! Thanks so much for your comment – I really appreciate it! Celeste 🙂

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