Greek Yoghurt & Walnut Brownies

Looking for something to satisfy you when it hits that 3 pm mark? One of our Dietitians Rachael Gilholm has your back. Treat yourself to this delicious Mediterranean style, in moderation of course!


  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup low fat Greek yogurt ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup flour
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅓ cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat the oven at 180°C. In a bowl blend the olive oil and sugar well with a large spoon until smooth.
  2. Add vanilla and mix well. Beat the eggs in a small bowl and add to the olive oil mixture and mix well. Add the yogurt and mix well. In another bowl blend the flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder. Add to olive oil mixture and mix well. Incorporate the nuts and mix again.
  3. Line a 9-inch square pan (22 cm) with wax paper and carefully pour the brownie mixture in the pan, smooth the top with a spatula. Bake for about 25 minutes. Let it cool completely, remove the wax paper and cut in squares.

Enjoy! 💚

Written by Dietitian Rachael Gilholm

Rachael Gilholm is a dedicated and passionate Accredited Practicing Dietitian who graduated from the University of Sunshine Coast. Rachael Gilholm prides herself in optimizing an individual’s health and well-being through nutrition therapy. Rachael Gilholm provides an individualised approach to ensure her patients get the best outcome. Rachael Gilholm has special interests in women’s health, gut health, and diabetes. Outside of work Rachael Gilholm spends her time at the beach, hiking, and going out for brunch with friends.