Some of us are always grateful to learn new recipes that can help us stay warm from the inside. Of course, soups and broths are a great way to take off the winter chill, but what about after dinner? On the following pages, you’ll find a collection of recipes that are great on their own or as a complement to your favorite vegan dessert.
Along with the banana bread, we’ve included three other tried-and-true sweet bread recipes, perfect for the holiday season. Testing them out well in advance will give you plenty of time to make sure you’re confident before serving them to friends and family… Well, that’s a good excuse anyway!
For some, it’s preferable to satisfy one’s sweet tooth with a treat made from more wholesome ingredients (such as organic oils, whole-grain flour and unrefined sweetener). As an added bonus, home-made vegan baked goods allow you to enjoy a healthy sweet treat, while not being concerned about the ecological implications of pre-packaged ‘convenience’ foods.
Now that ready-made vegan whipped cream is available in many health food stores, it's not really necessary to make your own... But if you prefer the home-made approach, this recipe works well and is absolutely delicious.
Yes, you heard correctly – chocolate cream pie for vegans… Does life get any better?
This decadent dessert is deliciously velvety and delightfully rich, yet it contains zero animal products and therefore, absolutely no cholesterol.
Here’s a simple recipe to make your own dairy-free yogurt... It’s delicious served over a fresh fruit salad (especially with summer fruit), or you might choose to blend your favorite fruit right in, and make your own peach, strawberry or blueberry yogurt…
Raw desserts are a great way to get a ‘treat fix’, because they are made from whole foods only, and are usually sweetened with fresh or dried fruit. This raw pie is made with a nut-based crust (gluten-free), and the ‘cream filling’ is made with banana. Delicious and super-healthy at the same time. Plus, as long as you own a food processor, this recipe is pretty quick and easy to make.