It was a dark and stormy night…so she made baked apples. I actually use my local bakery’s no-fat cinnamon-sunflower seed granola for the stuffing, adding some nut butter (sometimes) and maple syrup, but here’s an approximate breakdown of their ingredients.
Vegan Baked Apples
Makes 4 large servings or 8 smaller servings (half-apples)
4 large firm baking apples, cored
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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!
Makes one loaf
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour*
3/4 cup oat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
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Years ago, I used to make this simple no-bake dessert all summer, with whatever fruits were in season. Cherries, blueberries, blackberries, peaches, and apricots all made their appearances. Then for some reason, I stopped making it, and only recently remembered how much I like its cool, lightly-sweet, simplicity. The quantities of the liquids can be played around with, meaning you … Read more
These bites are dense and rich. There are all sorts of things you can do to tweak them to your personal taste: add another egg for richer, chewier, cake-like cookies. Add apple butter for part of the dairy butter to cut fat. Add more butter if you want your cookies to spread out more. Add half brown sugar and half … Read more
I’m picky about the sweeteners that are used in commercial sugar-free jams. So don’t complain, make something better, right? Here’s a delicious marmalade sweetened with liquid stevia and thickened with chia seeds. Nutritious (the chia seed’s calcium, iron, magnesium, and omega-3s are through the roof), and purely citrus-tasting. Now that’s more like it!
Chia Orange Marmalade
Yield: a little over … Read more