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Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Recipe

 

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Cookies make for the perfect, casual dessert. Lil’ morsels of baked, sweet goodness, in bite-sized pieces that are perfect for sharing — or not. These cookies have a special ingredient: Mini Peanot Cups. These tasty morsels come from the awesome people over at Premium Chocolatiers. They are nut free and allergy friendly, perfect for eating on their own or incorporating into awesome recipes much like this one. Read more…

DIY Almond Milk Recipe

DIY Alomnd Milk Recipe

Have you ever wanted to make your own nut milk but it has appeared to be a daunting and labor-filled task? If so, you’re not alone! Fear not my friends, the Kitchezen Nutnet, now available in the Vegan Cuts marketplace and in the Vegan Cuts Vegan Starter Kit for a limited time, will be your favorite kitchen companion. In just a few simple steps, you will be enjoying fresh made nut milks that taste great and are even better for you than the milk you’ll find in store-bought cartons.

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Asian Sesame Vanilla Granola Recipe

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As stereotypical vegan as it may be, I love having granola for breakfast. I feel like granola is a step up from sugar-filled cereals, but certainly can have problems of its own. This is why making your own granola can be rewarding in more than one way; you get a nutrient-dense treat that is just how you want it.

Earnest Eats Asian Blend Sesame Tahini Granola

Now, it’s almost embarrassing how easy this recipe is, but I have to tell you, it is SO good. The main component of this granola recipe is Earnest Eats Asia Blend Hot & Fit Cereal; this blend of superfood grains is wheat-free, unsweetened, non-GMO verified and filled with almonds, dried mango, a blend of seeds, matcha green tea and cinnamon. So many awesome ingredients, and because it’s unsweetened you can adjust that to your liking.

Earnest Eats Asian Blend Sesame Tahini Granola

The second star of this recipe is Simply Sesame’s Vanilla Tahini with Almond Bits! In standard granola recipes people using use butter or oil as a binder, but this tahini is a huge step up from that taste-wise and nutritionally. When you bring this together with the hot cereal, maple syrup and pinch of salt you get this great flavor of sweet sesame, plus surprise chunks of dried mango and the crunch of all of the seeds and grains.

Earnest Eats Asian Blend Sesame Tahini Granola

 

It’s important to mention that in one small serving of this awesome granola, you’ll find roughly 12% of your recommended DV of Iron, 7% Calcium, 6 grams Protein and more awesome nutrition facts. Pair this granola with some non-dairy milk or your favorite vegan yogurt to start your day off right. Beware: you’ll be making a second batch before you know it!

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Vegan Berry Smoothie Granola Bowl Recipe

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You’ve probably had your fair share of green smoothies for breakfast, but if you’ve never had a smoothie bowl you are seriously missing out! Smoothie bowls are usually made up of a tasty smoothie base, a granola-type topping and sometimes fruit or nuts on top. In this case, we have a cacao-berry-spinach-smoothie base and Emmy’s delectable Cacao Coconut Super Cereal to top it off. Read more…

Holiday Wellness Tip #2: Bring a Dish!

Bring a dish!

Generally, there are two types of people in the world: Ones that see holiday parties as an opportunity to feel sad about how many non-vegan options there are in the world and ones that see holiday parties as the opportunity to share the vegan wealth by bringing a dish to share with non-vegans. Which one are you?

We’re definitely the latter, but we see how the work that goes into prepping your dish can be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve created this list of easy-to-follow vegan recipes to save you time and stress this holiday season.  Read more…

Squash and Spinach Frittata

 

Vegan Spinach and Squash Frittatas

When I think holidays, I think of dinners with my family, cooler weather, all of my favorite colors and lazy weekend brunches. These aren’t the brunches of summers past where you sip refreshing mimosas and wear shorts and tank tops, though, so those recipes just won’t do. This vegan Spinach and Squash Frittata recipe featuring The Vegg will help you welcome in cozy sweaters and warm cups of coffee (with kahlua, duh). Read more…