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Friday, March 27, 2015

Peanut Butter Swirl Black bean Brownies

Peanut Butter Swirl Black bean Brownies
Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Egg Free

Ingredients:

1 can black beans (rinsed and drained)
1/2 cup apple sauce
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking ppowder
4 tablespoons agave
1 cup pitted dates
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1/4 of a vanilla bean or 2 teaspoons of vanilla
2 tablespoons chia seeds
2 tablespoons almond milk

2 additional tablespoons of peanut butter for the swirl
1/4 cup dairy free vegan chocolate chips

Blend all ingredients together
Pour into a greased baking dish
Top with 2 tablespoons of peanut butter.
Swirl peanut butter using a knife into the brownie mixture.
Top with chocolate chips and press down into your brownies.

Bake 350 for approximately 40-50 minutes (oven times may vary)

NOTE:  Let brownies cool before cutting.

Enjoy ...

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Sweet Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies

These sweet Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies are gluten free, vegan, dairy free and taste delicious!  If you want to make it paleo, use all almond flour instead of oat flour.  It's super easy and the combination of the orange and the chocolate flavor tastes amazing.

Sweet Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies
Gluten Free, Vegan, Dairy Free, Sugar Free

Ingredients

Dry Ingredients
1 cup Almond Flour
3/4 cup Oatmeal Flour
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
1 teaspoon orange zest
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 cup coconut sugar

Wet Ingredients
1/4 cup coconut nectar
1 banana
1/4 cup apple sauce
1 tablespoon Orange Juice
1/4 cup coconut oil

1/4 cup vegan chocolate chips

Instructions

Mix dry ingredients together
Mash banana, add in wet ingredients and chocolate chips
Using an ice scoop, place dough onto a greased cookie tray
Lightly press cookies down onto the tray

Bake 350 for approximately 15-20 minutes

Here is a video making the cookies.



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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

RAW Apple "Oatmeal", Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Paleo

Yummy raw apple "Oatmeal"


This recipe takes a few minutes to make and is packed full of flavor and is super healthy.   I've been making this for so long and it is definitely one of the easiest meals to make and is perfect for breakfast or snack!  

Recipe:  Raw Apple "Oatmeal"
Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Raw, Vegan, Paleo, Eat To Live Diet

1 1/2 apples
1 tablespoon Fresh Orange Juice
1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 
1 teaspoon chia seeds
splash of vanilla and favorite nut milk
2 to 3 walnuts or your favorite nut
1 teaspoon pumpkin seeds

Blend together until apples are shredded.

Top with your favorite toppings.
I topped mine with bananas and a drizzle of almond butter...

Enjoy ...

Here's a video showing how to make this yummy raw breakfast cereal ...