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…

Vegan Rice Cakes

This recipe is directly adapted from the Feedzone Cookbook by Allen Lim and Biju Thomas. “Chef Biju and Dr. Lim vetted countless meals with the world’s best endurance athletes in the most demanding test kitchens. In The Feed Zone Cookbook: Fast and Flavorful Food for Athletes, Thomas and Lim share their energy-packed, wholesome recipes to…

Gluten Free Banana Bread Muffins

I combined up a few recipes from my cookbooks to make up a pretty tasty GFV banana bread muffin recipe. They are a little dense but pack a lot of flavor! Ingredients: 2-3 large very ripe bananas 1/4 cup applesauce 1/4 cup canola oil 1/2 cup sugar 2 Tbsp molasses 2 Cups Gluten Free All…

Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

This is a slightly modified version of the recipe from Patrice Pollack of http://www.ahealthfoodie.com. A healthy, slightly sweet pudding great for dessert or a post workout snack. 1 1/4 cup rice, coconut or almond milk (use chocolate for a richer flavor) 1/4 cup chia seeds – rinsed and drained 1 heaping tablespoon smooth peanut, sunflower seed…

Vegan Golden Vanilla Cupcakes

My First post for the Bob’s Red Mill Train with Grain blog is about recipes inspired by my race clothing.  Clean lines, simple design and euro-inspired white are reasons that golden vanilla cupcakes are a classic go-to every time. Ingredients: 1 cup soy, rice, almond or coconut milk 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 1 1/4…

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies #2

Yet another recipe that impressed me is the one from Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar. These contain no butter and are lightly sweet and delicious soft and chewy. Ingredients: 1/3 cup soy or coconut milk 2 Tbsp flax seed meal 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup canola oil 1 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup…

Vanishing Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

These are the cookies of your childhood modified to be vegan and/or gluten free. The best part about vegan baking is also eating the dough without fear of egg related bacteria-which means eating too much cookie dough. This one is especially good! Ingredients 1/2  cup (1 stick) plus 6 tablespoons Earth Balance butter sticks, softened 3/4  cup…

Gluten Free All Purpose Flour Blend

Of course my loyalties are with Bob’s Red Mill for all of their amazing products and support as my title sponsor. However, in New England we have our own little pride and joy flour company, King Arthur Flour. King Arthur has updated their website with some great recipes and packaged mixes including a full gluten…

GF Vegan Granola Bars

I based my recipe on the Bob’s Red Mill recipe and made some modifications to make it gluten free, nut free and mixed up the fruits based on what I had in the pantry and skipped the chocolate chips.  I also halved the recipe to make a manageable amount! Next up, I will attempt to…

Brownies

I have tried numerous vegan brownie recipes with mixed results. I was emailed this recipe by a friend and finally tracked it down online. It’s perfect!! I give all the credit to Sweet Pea Baking Company Also VegNews magazine was able to publish the recipe and make it available online. I made a few edits…

BOBS WHOLE WHEAT OATMEAL BREAD

This recipe want sent from Mom (the family bread baking expert) to try out my new bread machine. It’s from the Bob’s Red Mill Baking Book. BOBS WHOLE WHEAT OATMEAL BREAD 2 cups unbleached white flour 1 cup whole wheat flour ( I used spelt flour) ½ cup unsweetened oat bran cereal ( I used…