Vegan Carrot Cake

Vegan, Gluten Free

Happily serves 12

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

1 Cup Grated Carrots

3/4 Cup Coconut Brown sugar

1/3 Cup Monk Fruit 

1/2 Cup Sunflower Oil 

1/2 Cup Coconut Milk 

2 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar

1 tsp Vanilla Extract

2 tsp Lemon Juice 

1 Cup All-purpose Gluten Free Flour

1/2 Cup Almond Flour

2 tsp Baking Powder

1/2 tsp Baking Soda

1 1/2 tsp Ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp Ground Ginger

1/4 tsp ground Nutmeg

1/4 tsp Sea Salt

Preheat oven 350.  Grease and flour a loaf pan.

Whisk together the coconut brown sugar, sugar, oil, coconut milk, apple cider vinegar, vanilla and lemon juice in a large bowl.

In a separate bowl, sift together the flours, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and sea salt.

Add the dry ingredients slowly into the wet ingredients and whisk gently until no lumps of flour remain. 

Be careful not to over-beat the batter, that can make the cake tough.

Fold in grated carrots until well combined.

Pour the batter into the prepared tin, spread it level and bake for about an hour until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.

Let the cake cool in the tin for about 20 minutes.

Cool completely before frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting 

1 Tub Coconut cool whip

8 oz Vegan Cream Cheese

1 TBSP Lemon Juice

2 TBSP Monk fruit or Swerve

1/2 tsp Cinnamon 

Add all ingredients to food processor and blend well.  

Spread over Cooled cake.

Mini Churros

Gluten Free

Happily serves 15

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

1/3 Cup Coconut sugar

1/3 Cup Butter or Ghee

1 tsp Cinnamon powder

1 Cup Coconut Milk

1 tsp Baking powder

1 Cup Gluten-free baking flour 

Melt Butter, transfer to a bowl.

Then add in the sugar, coconut milk and cinnamon powder and stir.

Add in the flour and the baking powder and stir it well.

Spray the Mini Muffin pan with coconut or avocado oil.

Fill about 3/4 full.

Bake on 375 for about 12 minutes.

Cool 5 minutes or so before coating.

Coating

1/4 Cup Butter, melted

1 /2 Cup Monk Fruit

1 tsp Ground cinnamon

Coating the Churros:

Melt butter, transfer to separate bowl.

In a separate bowl, mix together sugar with the cinnamon. 

Remove the churro bites from the pan.  Dip each bite in the melted butter, and roll in the sugar-cinnamon mixture.

Vegan Coconut Cake

Vegan, Gluten Free

Happily serves 12

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

1 Cup Vegan Butter (OR Ghee, softened)

2 Cups Monk Fruit

2 Cups Coconut Cream

2 TBSP Coconut Vinegar or Apple Cider Vinegar

1 tsp Vanilla Extract

3 Cups all-purpose Gluten free flour

2 tsp Baking powder

1 tsp Baking soda

Preheat oven to 350F° degrees. 

Grease and flour two round 9-inch pans.

Use a mixer to cream together softened vegan butter, monk fruit, coconut cream, vinegar, and vanilla. Blend well for about 5 minutes.

In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and baking soda. 

Add flour to creamed mixture, beating until just mixed.

Divide batter equally among prepared pans. 

Tap the pan several times on the counter to release air bubbles so you have more of a level cake.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. 

Cool in pans for 10 minutes. 

Invert cakes onto cooling racks, cool Completely

Top with Coconut Cool Whip to keep it light.

Jackfruit Tacos

Vegan, Gluten Free

Happily Serves 4

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

1 Can Jackfruit

2 TBSP Coconut Aminos

1 TBSP Lime Juice

Drain and Rinse Jackfruit. Tear apart like a pulled pork.  Pat dry.

Heat on stope top til warm.  

Add coconut aminos and lime juice. Add taco seasoning.

Wrap in lettuce, top with cauliflower cilantro lime rice & salsa.

Homemade Taco Seasoning

4 TBSP Chipotle Powder

2 TBSP Ground Cumin

1 TBSP Paprika

1 TBSP Sea Salt

1 tsp Cilantro Flakes

1 tsp Black or White Pepper

1 tsp Garlic Powder

1 tsp Onion Powder

Combine all ingredients and store in a sealed container.

Notes

*Use 2 TBSP per pound of ground meat for tacos.

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

Vegan, Gluten Free

Happily Serves 4 pounds of “Meat”

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

4 TBSP Chipotle Powder

2 TBSP Ground Cumin

1 TBSP Paprika

1 TBSP Sea Salt

1 tsp Cilantro Flakes

1 tsp Black or White Pepper

1 tsp Garlic Powder

1 tsp Onion Powder

Combine all ingredients and store in a sealed container.

Notes

*Use 2 TBSP per pound of ground meat for tacos.

Spicy Chipotle Dressing

Vegan, Gluten Free

Happily serves 3

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

1/4 Cup Almond Butter

1 tsp Sea Salt 

2 tsp Chipotle Chili Powder

1 Garlic Clove

3 tsp Lime Juice

2 tsp Maple Syrup

4 Tbsp water (plus more as needed to thin)

Crush or mince garlic, let sit 5 minutes.

Add all ingredients except water to a bowl and stir to combine well.

Add a little water at a time into a pourable sauce, whisking as needed. 

After storing in the refrigerator it gets thicker, so thin with more water as needed.

Fudgy Bean Brownies

Aduki or Black Bean Brownies

Gluten Free, Dairy Free

Happily serves 24

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

1 1/2 Cups Aduki or Black beans 

1/4 Cup Raw Cacao Powder

1/4 Coconut Sugar or Monk Fruit

1/4 Cup Raw Honey

1/3 Cup Coconut Oil

2 Eggs or Egg replaces

1/4 tsp Himalayan Sea Salt

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp Vanilla Extract 

Optional:

1/2 Cup Dairy Free Chocolate chips

Preheat Oven to 350.

Grease 8×8 pan. I use coconut oil or avocado oil spray.

Cook beans (I do it in a crock pot for 8-10 hours on low.  You can also use an insta pot) or if you are using from a can, rinse and drain well.

Mix beans, coconut sugar, honey and room temp coconut oil in the food processor.

Add Cacao, sea salt, baking powder and vanilla, blend well.

Add eggs or egg replacer and blend well.

Stir in chocolate chips by hand.

Spread in your greased pan (I like my stoneware) and top with extra chips if you want.

Bake 25-30 Minutes.  

Let cool.  These taste great chilled as well! 

Oatmeal Banana Nutbutter Bites

Gluten Free, Vegan

Happily serves 18

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

2 Cups Oats

2 Ripe bananas

1/2 Cup Nut Butter

1 TBSP Maple Syrup

1 tsp Sea Salt

1/2 tsp Vanilla or Almond Extract

OPTIONAL

1/4 Cup Dairy Free Chocolate chips

Pre-heat oven to 350 F.

Smash bananas with a fork until they form a paste.

Add the rest of the ingredients to a bowl and mix together well.

Spoon into a mini muffin tin and bake for 15 minutes.  

They should be firm and slightly brown when done

Oatmeal Quinoa Peanut Butter Bites

Gluten Free, Vegan

Happily serves 16

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

1 Cup Dates

1/2 Cup quinoa 

1 Cup Oats

1/4 Cup Crunchy Peanut Butter 

2 TBSP Coconut Oil

1 tsp Sea Salt

Soak Dates 1-4 hours.  Drain Water, Remove pits.

Pulse Oats and quinoa in a food processor.

Add dates, sea salt and Peanut butter, pulse together. 

Turn on and add melted Coconut oil as it is blending.

Roll into balls. Press into a mini muffin tin. 

Carrot Zucchini Ginger Lime Soup

Vegan, Gluten Free

Happily Serves 12 

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

2 Cups Rainbow Carrots

2 Cups Squash (yellow and/or green) 

1 tsp Ginger powder

24 oz Bone, chicken or veggie broth

1 Can Coconut milk

1 Cup Coconut Cream

1/4 Cup Lime

2 TBSP Butter

2 tsp Himalayan Sea Salt

1 tsp Ground black pepper

1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper

Optional: Top with chives for garnish

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Wash and chop/dice veggies. Leave skins on.

Add carrots, zucchini, ginger, broth and coconut milk to a stock pot.

Bring to a boil, cover and simmer over medium heat 10 minutes or until carrots are soft.

Remove form heat, blend/purée in a high powered blender.  I used my vitamix. 

Add mixture back to the pot over low heat, stir in coconut cream, lime juice, butter and remaining spices.

Top with chives and serve!