It’s true: Happiness fills me when I bring it others. There is nothing I love more than watching my friends and family enjoying themselves after indulging in one of my entertaining givings (not always food). Time spent with your loved ones must be cherished to the last second; that pure bliss and happiness is not found on every corner.
Today’s creation were these magical brownies. Flourless. Vegan. And only 45 calories each. What more do you want?!
Ingredients: 1/2 cup of peanut butter, 1/2 cup of agave nectar, 1/2 cup of unsweetened natural applesauce, 1 tsp. of vanilla, 3/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder, 3/4 cup of oats (ground into flour), 1 tsp. baking soda, 1/2 tsp. of salt, 1 1/2 cups of shredded zucchini, 1 cup of dark chocolate chips (NO MILK!)
Mix together the peanut butter, agave, vanilla, and applesauce. Once mixture is creamy, add in the oat flour, cocoa powder, zucchini, baking soda and salt. Mix well until all cocoa powder has dissolved. Mix in the chocolate chips. Place in a baking pan and sprinkle more chocolate chips on top! Bake for 25 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool and devour.
Happy Valentine’s Day! My day consists of eating lots of baked goodies because I’m in love with food! These vegan cookies were chewy and delicious. They might not have been the most beautiful cookies, but it’s the taste that matters!
Ingredients: Oats, Almonds, Dark Chocolate, Agave Nectar, Applesauce, and Ground Flax Seed.
Process oats to make oat flour. Process almonds to make the almond butter. Grind up the dark chocolate bar you have laying around. Mix all ingredients with 3 tablespoons of the applesauce. Whisk waster and the ground flax seed together to make your flax egg. Immediately add it to the mixture with a tablespoon of the agave. Form the dough into little balls and bake for 15 minutes at 325 degrees.
Enjoy, you lovebirds! Or lovebird, if you are the most awesome person ever spending your day with delicious food
I really can’t stress it enough how important it is to drink fresh vegetable juices. Our bodies are constantly working hard to digest the complex foods in put in it. Having a juice often will help your body absorb the necessary nutrients without having to breakdown the fiber. This one is cucumber, kale, ginger and pineapple.
Every time I drink a juice, I can feel the nutrients enter my system and begin to heal my body. My happiness and energy levels sore through the roof. Its not just a mental thing!
I had a thirty minute break in my house to make food and bring it with me to class. Here is the result:
Roast the squared tofu with pesto and tomato sauce for 18 minutes at 350 degrees. Place on a bed of spinach, celery and pecans. Pack it up and go!
Vegans can still have breakfast, FYI! I go to sleep way too excited for breakfast when I know have tofu in the fridge. This with my morning coffee is sure to jump start my happy day
In a pan, stir fry extra firm tofu, turmeric, curry, and olive oil. Add in your veggies of choice and scramble all together. I added kale and cherry tomatoes! Of course, add a dash of pepper to bring out the flavor.
The title says it all. Pure bliss! I could not help myself from eating five of these yummy bliss balls in a matter of minutes! Oops! Well, they are raw and vegan…So they can’t be that bad….right?
Ingredients: Cocoa Powder, dates, cashews, vanilla extract, agave nectar & shredded coconut. Process everything but the coconut. You can add more of any of the ingredients if it isn’t a sticky mixture yet. Roll the dough into mini balls, and then coat with the coconut. Put these bad boys in the fridge overnight and eat them all up!
Arrive to your next dinner party with one of these and you’re sure to be the most liked one at the party! My family enjoyed this with the delicious homemade cranberry sauce I saved for the side. One tip: be sure to not over cook! The worst thing is having a dry tart…you don’t want that.
This is not my own recipe, you can check it out here: http://vegnews.com/articles/page.do?catId=11&pageId=1201