Vegan Blueberry and Cacao Muffins

Hello Everyone! I am back with a new recipe that I am sure you will enjoy. Today I’m sharing with all of you my delicious vegan blueberry and cacao muffins. These muffins are perfect for breakfast or an on the go snack!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup coconut flour (I use the Nutiva coconut flour)
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup cacao powder (I use the Organic Traditions cacao powder)
  • 2 flax eggs (2 Tbsp  flax seed + 5 Tbsp water)
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup quinoa flour
  • ¾ cup apple sauce
  • ¾ cup honey
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • ¼ cup coconut oil melted
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 banana mashed

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F and line 16 muffin cups
  2. Combine all dry ingredients together and mix well
  3. Prepare flax eggs in a large mixing bowl by mixing water and flaxseed meal and let rest for a few minutes
  4. Add in blueberries to dry mixture
  5. Add wet ingredients and flax eggs slowly into dry ingredients.
  6. Mix until completely combined. The mixture should not be too runny.
  7. Pour mixture into muffins cups
  8. Bake muffins for 20-24 minutes or until lightly brown from the top.

Please try this recipe out and let me know your thoughts! Eat healthy and be happy!

 

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Quinoa and Coconut milk

Hello Everyone!  Recently my family members found out that they have milk allergy.  While looking for cow’s milk alternatives, I tried making various other milk recipes.  The best recipe that I have created is Quinoa and coconut milk.  This milk has great taste, is a good source of protein and various other nutrients.

Ingredients:

I cup cooked Quinoa

4 cups of distilled or filtered water (use 3 cups if you want thicker consistency)

1 tsp of raw honey

3-4 green cardamom

Making Quinoa and coconut milk:

  1. Put all ingredients in a Vitamix and blend it for 2 minutes at high speed.
  2. Use nut milk bag to strain the mixture preferably in a glass container.
  3. Store the strained milk in a airtight glass bottle in fridge for upto 3 days.

You can use this milk with homemade granola for morning breakfast.  You can also make smoothies and milk shakes.

Please try this recipe and if you have any comments please leave them below.

Eat healthy and be happy!

Gluten Free Pancakes

Oat pancakes with  berry sauce for breakfast is the perfect way to start your day.  These pancakes are healthy, gluten free and easy to make.

Ingredients:

For pancakes:

7 tb spoons of Oats

1 fully ripe banana

2 eggs

1 tb spoon shredded coconut

3 small cardamoms

2-3 tb spoons of water (needed only if batter is thick)

Coconut oil to grease the griddle

For berry sauce:

1 cup frozen mixed berries

2 tb spoons of honey

Making pancakes:

  1. Add all the ingredients except water in magic bullet and grind them.
  2. Add water if the batter is too thick and mix well.
  3. Heat a griddle (if you don’t have a griddle, a non-stick pan will do) over medium heat.  Lightly oil the griddle, put about 4 tb spoons of batter on griddle for each pancake.  Let it cook for 2-3 minutes or until top has few bubbles bursting.  Then flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. This batter makes 6 pancakes.

Making Berry sauce:

  1. Add berries in a small saucepan and let them cook until they are soft and thick.  
  2. Add honey and mix well.
  3. Use this sauce on pancakes and enjoy!

Please try this recipe and if you have any questions and comments, please leave them below.

Eat healthy and be happy!

Vegan Sweet Potato Cake

This Vegan cake recipe is for my friends who are vegan and don’t consume eggs and dairy.  It is very healthy and is full of nutrients.

Ingredients:

1 ½ cups oats flour

½ cup potato starch

1 tb spoon flax seeds (egg replacer)

I tb spoon baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

Pinch of salt

2 tb spoons raisins

2 tb spoons slivered almonds

1 ¾  cup of honey

1 large sweet potato

¼ cup oil

2 tb spoons of water

Making Vegan cake:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a cake pan with parchment paper and put it aside.
  3. In a bowl mix oats flour, potato starch, flax seeds, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  4. In a mixer mix honey, oil, sweet potato and water.
  5. Add the wet mixture to dry ingredients and mix well.
  6. Pour the mixture in cake pan.
  7. Bake it in the oven for 45 minutes.  Check it with fork to make sure that the cake is ready.  
  8. Once you take it out of the oven, let it cool down and then cut into desired size pieces.  Enjoy!

Please try this recipe and if you have any comments and questions, please leave them below.

Eat healthy and be happy!!