Posts by Vanessa Larkey


I opened my freezer this morning and a bunch of bananas fell out and onto my feet (ouch!) I took that as a sign I should probably make some banana bread muffins (and buy less bananas). Although I loooooove sugary banana bread, I went with a healthier option. I used spelt flour instead of wheat. Spelt is high in fibre and iron, and has a delicious nutty flavour. I used only three tablespoons of maple sugar. Feel free to add more if...

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Crunchy Crunchy Chickpeas

Crunchy Crunchy Chickpeas


Posted By on Sep 6, 2014

A lady mag might describe this recipe as, “A healthy treat that will satisfy your crunchy cravings!” In other words, it’s healthier than a potato chip. I like to snack on ‘em post spin class. Once you’ve mastered the “original” version, feel free to spice things up with jerk seasoning, oregano, dill etc. Ingredients 1 cup of dried chickpeas 1 tbsp of olive oil pinch of salt and pepper Soak chickpeas for at least 8 hours (if you don’t...

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Nice balls! Yup. I went there. No regrets! Now that’s out of the way, let me introduce you to a vegan treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth and love of immature jokes. Depending on how big you like your balls (heh) this recipe will make approximately 20. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup shelled/unsalted sunflower seeds 1/2 cup unsalted roasted almonds 1/2 cup dried pitted dates 1/2 cup dried apricots 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder 1 cup of...

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