3 Ingredient Almond Pulp Macaroons

After a quick search of what to make with leftover almond pulp, I settled on modifying a few recipes to make an oil-free semi-sweet treat with only 3 ingredients. The results are simple, slightly sweet and easy to make! Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Makes 14-16 macaroons Ingredients:  1 Cup fresh wet almond pulp 1/2…

Sugar Cookies (roll + cut)

This is my all time favorite cookie recipe for the holidays. It is directly from Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar. Easy dough, roll, cut in any shape you like and decorate with icing, sprinkles or leave plain. Experiment with rolling the dough to various thickness for your preference. I prefer a pretty fat, soft…

Rhubarb + Berry Crumble Bars

Inspired from the recipe author Minimalist Baker, I made some slight tweaks to this recipe and to make it my own. I definitely encourage you to check out the original recipe (and all of her amazing recipes + new cookbook!) Ingredients CRUST 1 cup gluten free rolled oats 1 cup raw almonds OR almond meal,…

Blueberry + Lemon Zest Muffins

I’ve only made some teeny changes to this magical muffin recipe by My Darling Vegan for my own preferences for a slightly less sweet treat. Definitely check her site for more amazing recipes! One recipe makes 12 muffins. I doubled this recipe and filled the tins to the top for big fat bakery style muffins. Ingredients 1…

Aquafaba! (vegan merengue/whipped cream from the brine of beans)

Thanks to the Twitter heads-up  from a friend, I began looking up “aquafaba” and found that it literally means “bean water” and has been used to replace eggs in mayonnaise, create merengue, marshmallow, whipped cream and macarons. This recipe is for a fluffy whipped cream that I used over fresh strawberries, however, I’ve included a…

LPB’s Candied Grapefruit Peel

I just made this fantastic recipe for homemade holiday gifts! LPB gave me this recipe and it came out great. It took some time but the work was minimal. I recommend coating all the pieces in some sugar when done, otherwise they seem very sticky and hard to package. 4 grapefruits 4 cups sugar (or…

Savory Spinach + Onion Scones

I was inspired to make some scones after finally finding a vegan savory scone at Fiore’s Bakery in JP. I can usually only find sweet vegan baked goods and was thrilled to try out my own version at home. This recipe is inspired by one I found in Vegan Brunch by Isa Chandra Moskowitz. I’ve…

Chocolate Chia Coconut Pudding

Craving a little chocolate but want to avoid sugar and add a little fiber and protein? This is a perfect dessert that’s smooth and creamy with just a hint of sweetness. Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups of rice milk (or other non dairy milk. coconut and almond will yield a creamier pudding) 1/2…

Vanilla Coconut-Chia Cream

I made a really tasty “cream” this weekend for adding to cereal or smoothies or on fruit for dessert. It’s super simple and tasty. Keep refrigerated after making and consume with 3-5 days. Ingredients: 1 TBSP shredded unsweetened coconut 1 TBSP chia seeds 1 TBSP sprouted or raw sunflower seeds 2dates 1 tsp vanilla extract…

Simple Perfect Muffins

This is a pretty amazing all around muffin mix. I have added blueberries and raspberries to make tasty berry muffins but the batter is versatile for just about anything you like to add to your muffins. Ingredients: 2 cups flour (whole wheat pastry, spelt flour, all purpose flour) 1/4 cup cane sugar (or coconut sugar)…

GFV Chai Latte Cupcakes

This recipe is inspired by the chai latte cupcake recipe in Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World. This is a must have for vegan baking. I have modified the recipe to be gluten free and used fresh brewed herbal chai in place of black tea and baking spices-easy and delish! Ingredients: 2 cups rice milk…

Cranberry-Date Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients 1/2  cup (1 stick) plus 6 tablespoons Earth Balance butter sticks, softened * You can also try replacing vegan butter with coconut oil * 3/4  cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2  cup granulated sugar 2 Tbsp ground flax seed meal + 6 Tbsp water (I recommend BRM golden flax meal) 1  teaspoon vanilla 1-1/2  cups all-purpose flour -or- Gluten…