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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Layered Cake

a vegan edition of the classic Slovenian dessert with 179 calories per piece

Layered Cake

12 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 125 g filo dough

Cheesecake filling

  • 100 g plain, unsweetened soy yogurt
  • 100 g cashews, soaked in water for at least 6 hours
  • 25 g agave syrup
  • 15 g coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp raisins

Walnut filling

  • 80 g ground walnuts
  • 50 ml almond milk
  • 15 g sugar

Poppy seed filling

  • 50 g ground poppy seeds
  • 75 ml almond milk
  • 15 g sugar

Apple filling

  • 300 g grated apples
  • 30 g sugar
  • cinnamon
  • nutmeg

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Grease a 9×12” baking dish.
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Vegan Apple Pie

4 g of protein, 3 g of fat and 167 calories per slice

Vegan Apple Pie

12 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 235 g whole wheat flour
  • 60 g peanut butter
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 120 ml cold water
  • 6 medium apples, finely chopped or sliced
  • 75 g muscovado sugar
  • 20 g cornstarch
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. To make the crust, mix the flour and salt in a medium bowl.
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Vegan Autumn Cheesecake

277 calories per slice; high in calcium and iron

 Autumn-Cheesecake

12 servings

INGREDIENTS

CRUST

  • 85 g graham cracker crumbs
  • 55 g finely chopped pecans
  • 40 g muscovado sugar
  • 25 g coconut oil, melted

CHEESECAKE

  • 200 g plain, unsweetened soy yogurt
  • 200 g cashews, soaked in water
  • 50 g agave syrup
  • 25 g coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

TOPPING

  • 500 g whole apples
  • 30 g muscovado sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 25 g chopped pecans

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Soak the cashews in water for at least 6 hours before starting the recipe.
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Rice Pudding Cake

low-fat, only 149 calories per piece

Vegan Rice Pudding Cake

8 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 320 ml water
  • 150 g white (or brown) rice
  • 480 ml almond milk
  • 60 g muscovado sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and grated
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds, soaked in water for 10 minutes (optional)
  • 50 g raisins (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Pour about 320 ml of water in a large pot and bring to a boil.
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Peach Pie

low-fat pie with fresh peaches, only 197 calories per slice

Peach Pie

The air of summer seems to be draining away with every passing day of August. Even though I am constantly being reminded by the beautiful sunny days (and the calendar) that fall is indeed not just waiting for me around the corner, I still can’t shake the feeling of summer coming to an end and the dread I still haven’t enjoyed it to the fullest.

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Cherry Pie

vegan, low-fat, only 173 calories per slice

Cherry Pie

8 servings

CRUST

  • 187 g whole wheat flour (plus more for rolling)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 40 g coconut oil
  • 60 g non-dairy milk or water

FILLING

  • 450 g fresh cherries
  • 30 g muscovado sugar
  • 20 g minute tapioca
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Make the crust: Mix together the flour, salt and coconut oil. 
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