Tag: Vegan

BBQ Sauce with or without Jackfruit

BBQ Sauce with or without Jackfruit

Jack fruit is a growing trend in the plant based world and if you have ever had it at a restaurant you know how good it can be.  So I have created a recipe so you can bring this amazing taste into your home and…

Zucchini Pizza Crust with a White Cream Sauce

Zucchini Pizza Crust with a White Cream Sauce

Lets be real for a moment, eating pizza while following a gluten free vegan lifestyle can be challenging at times.  Yes chain pizza stores are starting to catch on and make gluten free crusts or have vegan cheese options, but are they really that good…

Breakfast Banana Oat Cookies

Breakfast Banana Oat Cookies

These cookies are great for a breakfast on the go or just a snack in between meals.  They contain only natural sugars, are filling and vegan.  They only use 6 simple ingredients and are easy to make!

Makes approx 6 cookies

You will need:

1 ripe banana

10 dates soaked (soaking dates helps to make them softer, soak for at least a couple hours in water or overnight)

1 1/2 cups of whole oats

1/4 tsp of cinnamon (plus extra for sprinkling)

1/4 tsp of baking soda

2 tbsp of raw pumpkin seeds

1/8 tsp of sea salt

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a cookie sheet.
  2. In a food processor add your banana, oats, dates, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt.  Process until batter is smooth (it is ok to leave little chunks of dates).  After batter is smooth add pumpkin seeds and stir in.
  3. Spoon batter onto cookie sheets into whatever size you prefer.  Press batter down a bit and sprinkle cinnamon on top.
  4. Bake in over at 350 for approx 10 mins (less for smaller cookies and more for bigger ones).  If cookies start to brown take them out of the oven.  Let cool for 10 mins and then enjoy.  Keep in a sealed container for up to 5 days (mine only lasted 2 days….they were too good not to eat).
Green Detox Soup

Green Detox Soup

As spring approaches, it isn’t just our houses that need a cleaning.  All winter we eat heavier foods, so now it is time to lighten the load and choose some more detoxing meals.  This soup is quick and easy to prep and just needs to…

Dairy Free Strawberry Ice Cream

Dairy Free Strawberry Ice Cream

You will Need:
-1 cup chopped frozen Strawberries
-1 cup plain Coconut Yogurt
-3/4 cup Coconut Milk (from the can)
-1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
-3 tbsp Maple Syrup

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1) In a food processor add strawberries and process to break down strawberries a bit.
2) Add rest of ingredients to food processor (coconut yogurt, coconut milk, vanilla extract, maple syrup) and process until completely blended.
3) Pour mixture into a loaf pan or old ice cream container and place in freezer. Let freeze for around 4 hours.
4) To serve remove from freezer and let sit for 10 mins to soften and then serve and enjoy.

Peaches and Cream Pie Popcicles

Peaches and Cream Pie Popcicles

Popsicles are a great way to cool down in the hot summer sun and are a big hit with the kids.  I personally haven’t bought a Popsicle from a store in about 5 years, and that is because of what most Popsicles are made of. …

Dairy Free Ranch Dressing

Dairy Free Ranch Dressing

You will need: 1 clove of minced garlic 2 tbsp of plain coconut yogurt 1 tbsp of almond milk 2 tbsp of olive oil 1/2 tsp of pink Himalayan salt 1/2 tsp of dried basil 1/2 tsp of dried oregano 1/2 tbsp of white wine…

We’ve got the BEET Donuts

We’ve got the BEET Donuts

You will need:
1 cup Almond meal
3/4 Brown Rice flour
1/3 cup Arrowroot flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 cup shredded Beets
2 tsp Chia seeds
2 tbsp Maple syrup
1 cup Almond milk

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1) In a large mixing bowl add dry ingredients (almond meal, brown rice flour, arrowroot flour, baking powder, cinnamon) and mix well.
2) In a medium mixing bowl add wet ingredients (shredded beets, chia seeds, maple syrup, almond milk) and mix, then add to dry ingredients and mix until all clumps are gone.
3) Preheat oven to 350. Grease donut pans.
4) Fill donut pan with batter (fill to the top of each one). Place in oven and bake for 16 mins.
Take donuts out and test with toothpick to make sure they are baked all the way through. Let cool and remove from pan.
5)Either enjoy as they are, with almond butter or ice with frosting. I use swerve (a natural sweetener that is the same consistency as icing sugar) mixed with almond milk to make a frosting that is lower glycemic then a normal icing sugar.

Banana Berry Breakfast Pancakes

Banana Berry Breakfast Pancakes

I am a HUGE breakfast lover! Pancakes are one of my fav and these ones specifically I make at least once a week.   Hope you enjoy them as much as I do! 🙂 Makes approx 6 medium pancakes. You will Need: 1 cup Brown Rice…