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…

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…