Gluten-Free Vegan Coconut Pecan Biscotti Recipe
I’m so proud of myself for nailing a vegan and gluten-free biscotti that’s light, crisp, and buttery and won’t break your teeth. It’s my ideal companion for coffee, but it’ll make teatime more fun, too! I dipped the bottoms in chocolate, because this is how I remember biscotti from my local coffee shops, but you could drizzle it on top if you want less of it. And if you want to start experimenting with different flavor variations, you could easily swap the cinnamon for other spices like cardamom, ginger, or allspice; fold in dried currants, blueberries, or nuts other than pecans; and try other dry additions such as lemon or orange zest.
Vegan Mung Bean Scramble Recipe
I wanted to make an alt version of a scramble and use something extra nutritious. Split mung beans are incredible beans often seen in Indian or Filipinx cooking. But my intro to them was from that very realistic egg-like product that just came onto the market a couple years ago. Rather than trying to engineer an exact replica at home (which I did test, and I wasn’t too impressed), I thought why don’t I eat these beans whole? They’re delicious and happen to look like scrambled eggs, if I add all the same things from the tofu scramble. So voila! This is super inexpensive, as you’ll be purchasing the dry beans, and they only need a little soaking and some boiling. Adding coconut cream into the mix gives them some much-needed fat and a nice creamy texture.
Vegan Gluten-Free Baked Peanut Butter and Jam Oat Bars Recipe
I don’t want to knock oatmeal—it’s filling and healthy—but I’m not the biggest fan of mushy porridge for breakfast. I make it because it’s quick, but with a little planning you can bake that oatmeal with peanut butter into a bar dolloped with your fave jam … now we’re talking. These are just the right amount of soft and chewy and make another great grab-and-go brekkie.
Easy Vegan Brussels Sprouts Pasta Recipe
This pasta has always been a tried-and-true go-to. I usually just eyeball the whole thing, so I’m glad it’s finally documented and can become part of your regular rotation, too! The sauce is light and simple, using shallots, garlic, white wine, lemon juice and zest, nutritional yeast, and pasta water. Don’t overcook your Brussels, because you want them bright and bursting with color. A cast iron pan is best for preparing this dish to get that beautiful char on the Brussels that other pans just won’t accomplish.
Vegan Breakfast Totchos Recipe
What can I really say about this breakfast contribution except that it’s another tasty way to shovel scramble in your face! If you know me, you know I love tots, perhaps even more than french fries or onion rings ... but do I have to pick? Don’t you love all your children equally?! I can’t pick. These totcho toppings are mere suggestions but it’s how I fix mine—you do whatever you want.