This vegan, oil free, refined sugar free Spiced Loaf Cake with a Sticky Maple Glaze is sweet, warming and perfect with a hot mug of tea. Cozy and full of holiday comfort and spiced with the flavours of cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and nutmeg. It’s made with whole spelt flour and rendered perfectly fluffy and moist with fruit purée and nut butter.
Adas bi hamoud is a traditional Lebanese lentil (adas) soup that is made with chard, potatoes and lots of lemon (aka hamoud). It can be made brothy like a soup or dense like a stew. For a more dense version, increase the amount of lentils to half a cup. Otherwise, follow the recipe below for a brothy soup version. Either way, you get a nutritious, delicious and satisfying meal for lunch or dinner any day of the week.
These bars may be a decadent treat but they are still packed with the goodness of flaxseeds, hemp hearts and gluten free puffed grains. They are oil free, flavoured with tahini, sweetened with a mix of maple syrup and brown rice malt syrup and topped with melted dark chocolate bar.
These cinnamon coffee cake donuts are as healthy as donuts can be. Baked, not fried, and made with 100% whole food ingredients like fresh ground buckwheat flakes and rolled oats, apple sauce, and pure Canadian maple syrup. They’re vegan, gluten free, oil free, refined sugar free and the perfect two bite snack size that pairs well with coffee, tea or just as they are.
These brownies are made with gluten free and protein rich hemp flour, hazelnut meal and pure cacao powder. They’re vegan, oil free and refined sugar free, super moist, fudgy and decadent.
These blueberry coconut macaroon style cookies were adapted from my Raspberry Coconut Macaroon Scones from last year. They’re vegan, refined sugar free, gluten free and oil free. They make a great addition to a brunch table, or a nice afternoon snack with or without tea.
This strawberry crisp is a classic with a twist. It’s vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free and oil free as it uses tahini in place of oil to hold the topping ingredients together, which adds a whole other dimension of flavour that complements the sweetness of the strawberries. It’s very lightly sweetened with maple syrup, as the ripe strawberries do most of the work in that department and served with a fresh cold coconut tahini crème to contrast the warm strawberry fillong and crisp almond oat and tahini topping.
These cookies are oil free, gluten free, vegan and refined sugar free and made with whole food ingredients like ground buckwheat and hazelnuts, with 92% dark chocolate chunks and sweetened with coconut sugar and maple syrup. They are earthy, nutty and chocolaty and perfect for dunking.
These oil free, refined sugar free whole spelt Banana, Chocolate and Tahini Muffins are perfect for the banana lover, make a wonderful treat between meals and are healthy enough to enjoy for breakfast on the run. They are moist and fluffy and naturally sweetened by the pureed bananas and the addition of pure maple syrup which is balanced out by the tahini and dark chocolate.
These tartlettes are gluten free, vegan, sugar free and oil free. The rustic crust is made with ground almonds & shredded coconut and naturally sweetened with medjool dates while the light and creamy Lemon Coconut Curd is made with a plain rice milk base, coconut butter, shredded coconut and sweetened with a touch of brown rice malt syrup. They make the perfectly delicious, fresh and light dessert.