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Chocolate Truffles | Vegan Treats


    Melt the coconut oil in a pot on very low heat, then transfer it into a bowl.Add the salt and honey or syrup, and whisk until evenly distributed. Add cocoa powder and whisk thoroughly.While constantly whisking, add cold water, half a teaspoon at a time.¬† If you are to add anything else, this is the time. Go for…

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Baked Portobello Mushroom Fries


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UGLY FOOD | AESTHETIC PRESSURES


WHY WE NEED TO LOVE UGLY FOOD About a third of the planet’s¬†food¬†goes to waste, often because of its looks. That’s enough to feed two billion people. Luckily the “ugly food¬†movement” is taking off around the world, particularly in Europe and Australia, as an answer to the problem of food waste. Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE PRETTY THINGS. In…

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HEALTHY HABITS | What on earth is Spirulina?


Spirulina is one of the oldest life forms on Earth. It’s basically a bluish green algae that grows in¬†freshwater lakes, rivers, and ponds. It has more protein than meat, fish, poultry, and soybeans. It has the most beta-carotene of any food, and it has a full spectrum of ten mixed carotenoids. It contains all eight essential amino acids, and no…

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Chocolate Chip Cookies | Vegan Treats


Instructions In a large bowl, beat together the sugar, syrup, and oil. It will become smooth and even in consistency after a little while- make sure you keep going. Beat in the vanilla and applesauce. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, soda, salt, and nutmeg. Add dry mixture to wet – mix well. Here comes the best part:…

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Whole Wheat No Knead Bread


1) Mix the wet ingredients and activate the yeast In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the warm water, syrup and yeast. Let it sit for about 10 minutes so that the yeast activates. 2) Whisk together the dry ingredients In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the whole wheat flour and salt. 3) Mix the dough Add the wet…

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Italian Vegan Biscotti | Cinnamon & Dried Fruit


HOW TO Preheat the oven to 180C. In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, cinnamon and caster sugar. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, oil and amaretto. Pour wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, add cranberries, hazelnuts and chopped dried fruit, and stir well. Tip onto lightly floured work surface and knead for a few minutes…

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