Category Archives: Breads & Pizzas

Braided Olive Bread

This is a vegan version of a bread I’ve been making for decades, and it never fails to look beautiful and taste delicious. The original recipe can be found in Deborah Madison’s delightful book, “The Savory Way”.

Braided Olive Bread

1 cup soy milk, unflavored and unsweetened
1 cup water
1/2 teaspoon sugar
3 teaspoons active dry yeast
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Banana-Date-Walnut Muffins

These muffins are my “rainy day, need a pickup” chai tea partners. Oh who am I kidding, they’re good in any weather! Egg-free, oil-free, and totally delicious 🙂

Banana-Date-Walnut Muffins
Yield: 12 muffins

1 cup whole wheat flour
3/4 cup unbleached white flour
1/2 cup sugar (optional, the bananas sweeten lightly)
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
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Vegan Pancakes

These pancakes are wonderful for breakfast with fruit toppings, but they can also make a great lunch or supper topped with savory foods like curries, ratatouille, thick soups and stews, or chili.

Vegan Pancakes
Yield: 6 large pancakes

1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon sea salt (optional)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)

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Vegan Waffles

This recipe is based on a version by Rip Esselstyn, a former firefighter and triathlete. He’s a health activist and food writer and the author of The Engine 2 Diet, “Plant-Strong” and “The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet”.

 

Vegan Waffles
6 waffles

2½ cups old-fashioned oats
ÂĽ cup flaxseed meal
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
Zest of 1 lemon

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Banana Bread

Although I’ve listed the chocolate chips as an optional ingredient, I personally consider it a core ingredient in banana bread. Those little melty chocolate spots within the sweet banana bread add even more joy to tastebuds!

Banana Bread
Makes one loaf

1 cup whole wheat pastry flour*
3/4 cup oat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 
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