Guilt-free Brownies with Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Looking for that chocolate hit without the added sugar? This recipe does not leave you missing that rich decadent flavour we all look for in a brownie. Topped with a rich mousse makes this the perfect dessert. Ingredients: 1 cup almonds 1/2 cup walnuts 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup flour 1/2 tsp espresso powderContinue reading “Guilt-free Brownies with Chocolate Avocado Mousse”

Banana Chocolate Oat Snacking Squares

Naturally sweetened with dates and banana, high in fibre, chewy, and decadent! These snacking squares are perfect to curb sugar cravings and mid-day hunger. Ingredients 1/2 cup dates (I soaked in warm water for 10 min) 1 ripe banana 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp veg oil 1 flax egg (1 tbsp ground flax mixedContinue reading “Banana Chocolate Oat Snacking Squares”

Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate chip banana bread will forever remind me of my childhood. Now I can enjoy it again being vegan!! I’ve tested many different versions of this recipe, and finally I think this one is best. My favourite way to eat it is warmed with a little butter! Enjoy πŸ™‚ Ingredients: 3-4 ripe bananas 1/4 cupContinue reading “Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread”

Mini Vegan Lemon Cheesecakes

This recipe is probably my favourite summer dessert yet. It’s so light, creamy, and delicious. The surprise ingredient – TOFU! It adds the creamy texture as well as binds everything to make it cook perfectly! Hope you enjoy. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup cashews, soaked overnight 2 cups dates 1 cup ground almonds 1 cup groundContinue reading “Mini Vegan Lemon Cheesecakes”

Raw Cookie Dough Brownie Bars

I have a version of a similar recipe from a few years back, but this one turned out so much better. This one is almost like a creamy fudge texture, rather then being so dense. Enjoy πŸ™‚ Ingredients: (brownie) 2 cups ground almonds (almond flour) 2/3 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 cup dates, soaked inContinue reading “Raw Cookie Dough Brownie Bars”

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownie Bars

Raw vegan cheesecakes are the best for a summer treat. I paired this one with my favourite raw brownie recipe! This dessert is chalk full of nutrients from the nuts, raw cacao, and of course raspberries. Check out the write up I did about health benefits of raspberries on Toronto Vegetarian Association. Ingredients: (Brownie Layer)Continue reading “Raspberry Cheesecake Brownie Bars”

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

My favourite section of the grocery store is the discounted area where they sell cheap fruit because it’s “too ripe” (whatever that means). I got 6 avocados for $2!!! Best day.  Ripe fruit can sometimes be healthier than when it’s just picked, such as bananas offering more cancer-fighting properties when they become more brown. AvocadosContinue reading “Avocado Chocolate Mousse”

Product Testing: Sweets From The Earth Cookie Dough

I feel like I’m in heaven when I walk through the doors of a health food store and see all of these vegan goodies!! I never leave the store with at least two new things I haven’t tried.  This is my first time doing a blog post on testing a new product but I thoughtContinue reading “Product Testing: Sweets From The Earth Cookie Dough”

Decadent Vegan Brownies

I have many vegan brownie recipes, but they are usually difficult and contain nuts or a bunch of different ingredients.. These ones are as simple as it gets. They’re super moist, the perfect combination of fudgey and cakey. No eggs, no dairy, no nuts. Please enjoy and let me know how you like it!! IngredientsContinue reading “Decadent Vegan Brownies”

Gluten Free Quinoa Chocolate Cupcakes

   What the heck right? I know, quinoa in a cupcake kinda blew my mind too. The thing is you don’t even notice in one bit. It’s so rich and decadent like a brownie you think you’re eating the most unhealthy thing ever.. But you’re not. These cupcakes are a recipe courtesy to my schoolContinue reading “Gluten Free Quinoa Chocolate Cupcakes”