Linzer Cookies

These cookies are a popular treat I grew up with. This is why I’ve decided to make a vegan and healthier version of them, with no animal products, whole wheat flour, dark sugar and sugar-free blueberry jam.

Linzer Cookies

24 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 90 g ground almonds
  • 220 g whole wheat flour
  • 50 g peanut butter
  • 50 g coconut oil
  • 120 ml almond milk
  • 80 g muscovado sugar
  • 6 tbsp sugar-free blueberry jam

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Mix ground almonds and flour.
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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 Fig Scones

only 1 g of fat and 159 calories per serving

Fig Scones

16 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 170 g oat flour
  • 90 g whole wheat flour
  • 90 g all-purpose flour (plus more for dusting)
  • 75 g muscovado sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 280 g dried figs, diced small
  • 300 g plain soy yogurt
  • 50 g agave syrup

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C (375 degrees F).
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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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Raw Cranberry Energy Bars

only 6 ingredients and 151 calories per bar

Raspberry Energy Bars.

24 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 160 g rolled oats
  • 320 g peanut butter
  • 100 g agave syrup
  • 90 g dried cranberries
  • 90 g chopped dark chocolate
  • 25 g chopped almonds 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Line a 9-inch square pan with a piece of parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the rolled oats, peanut butter and agave syrup.
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Apple Pie Muffins

no trans fats, only 123 calories per muffin

Apple Pie Muffins

12 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 250 g whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 240 ml non-dairy milk
  • 80 g almond or peanut butter
  • 50 g muscovado sugar
  • 30 g agave syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 190 g chopped apples

 INSTRUCTIONS 

  1. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C (375 degrees F).
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Travel Eats

Today is my birthday and so I’ve decided to do something a bit different with my Tuesday post. I just got home from a trip around Europe (more about that in the future) and I wanted to share the amazing culinary journey this has been for me with you.

I traveled through Germany, Switzerland, France, Luxemburg, Belgium and the Netherlands and, to be completely truthful, being vegan is not always easy in these countries.

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Banana Bread

low-fat, only 67 calories per slice

Banana Bread

15 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 120 ml non-dairy milk
  • 2 medium bananas, mashed
  • 25 g coconut oil
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 110 g whole wheat flour
  • 50 g muscovado sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

INSTRUCTIONS 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C (375 degrees F).
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