Cashew-Date Energy Balls

Creamy energy bites that require only 5 ingredients and 20 minutes to make.

Cashew-Date Energy Balls

There are two things I hate in life – goodbyes and comebacks. And after not blogging for as long as I haven’t, this definitely constitutes a comeback. So can we please skip all the how-have-you-been formalities and go straight to dessert?…

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Peanut Butter Sandwiches

the perfect chocolate treat; no added sugar and only 145 calories per serving

Peanut Butter Sandwiches

These Peanut Butter Sandwiches are a dream come true for any peanut butter chocolate loving vegan.

They include all the usual suspects: cocoa, agave syrup, coconut oil, almond milk and peanut butter.

I love this recipe because of its simplicity in terms of preparation and ingredients.

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Mini Raw Cheesecakes

vegan, gluten-free, only 51 calories per mini cheesecake

12 servings

INGREDIENTS

Cheesecake

  • 65 grams cashews
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 30 grams maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon water

Raspberry Coulis

  • 70 grams raspberries, fresh or frozen
  • sugar or sweetener of choice, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons water

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Soak the cashews for at least 1 hour and up to overnight.
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Raw Walnut Roll

raw vegan, no added sugar, 98 calories per slice

Raw Walnut Roll

Happy holidays everyone! I just wanted to take a minute of this precious family time to say hi and share my favorite recipe from this year’s holiday feast with you. This roll is a raw, vegan and much healthier alternative to the many different types of nut roll that are popping up on every dinner table during this time of the year.

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Vegan Pineapple Upside Down Cake

a vegan twist on a classic dessert; only 156 calories per piece

Pineapple-Upside-Down-Cake

12 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 175 g all-purpose flour
  • 100 g sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 40 g coconut oil
  • 180 ml almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 25 g coconut oil
  • 30 g muscovado sugar
  • 4-5 pineapple slices, canned
  • 10 walnut halves

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees C (350 degrees F).
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No-Bake Cranberry Walnut Balls

6 ingredients, no baking and only 81 calories per ball

No-Bake Cranberry Walnut Balls

18 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 150 g walnuts, ground
  • 30 g desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 50 g Medjool dates
  • 3 tablespoons almond milk
  • 30 g roughly chopped cranberries

INSTRUCTIONS 

  1. Process the walnuts, coconut, cinnamon, dates and almond milk in a food processor, until the mixture begins to stick together.
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Healthy Apple Pie Breakfast Crisp

like eating apple pie for breakfast, only healthier; 244 calories per serving

Apple Pie Breakfast Crisp

3 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 40 grams rolled oats
  • 35 grams oat flour
  • 20 grams muscovado sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 15 grams coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon muscovado sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 medium apples, finely chopped

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C (390 degrees F).
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Simple Pure Chocolate Brownies

perfect vegan brownies in less than 30 minutes; only 169 calories per brownie

Simple Chocolate Brownies

12 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 30 grams unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 150 milliliters boiling water
  • 100 grams dark chocolate, chopped
  • 50 grams coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 50 grams agave syrup
  • 50 grams muscovado sugar
  • 30 milliliters almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 200 grams oat flour

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees C (350 degrees F) and line a 9×13” baking pan with parchment paper.
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