Chocolate Crinkles

dsc_0009Let’s bake some chocolate crinkle cookies! They are so delicious, soft, moist, chewy and fudge-like on the inside, and slightly crisp on the outside. Well, they are just incredibly good! And there’s some kind of magic in these delightful cracks.

To make chocolate crinkles you need:

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 3-4 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

  • 1 cup flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 3-4 tbsp powdered sugar

You need to do:

downloadsMix the cocoa powder, sugar, and vegetable oil in a bowl. Add eggs, then stir in the vanilla. In another bowl combine the flour, baking powder and salt.

Stir flour mixture into the cocoa mixture. Cover dough bowl with plastic wrap, put in refrigerator, and chill for 4 hours.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 C).

Roll the dough into one inch balls. Coat each ball in powdered sugar before placing onto parchment-lined cookie sheets.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Let the cookies cool and then enjoy!dsc_0009dsc_0003

Vegan Blueberry Apple Oat Crisp

DSC_0010This vegan lazy girl’s crisp is perfect for breakfast. It’s rustic and fuss-free and utilizes fresh or frozen fruit, whatever you happen to have on hand. I like it with some blueberries and apple but it’s also tasty with rhubarb and raspberry.

For Vegan Blueberry Apple Oat Crisp you’ll need:

  • 1/3 cup blueberries

  • 1 apple peeled, cored, and cut

  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/3 cup old-fashioned rolled oats

  • some nuts (on your choice)

  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil or vegan butter

How to make:

Preheat oven to 375 F (180 C).

Mix berries, apple slices and cinnamon togetherDSC_0002

Grind the nuts. Combine oats, nuts, maple syrup and oil (or vegan butter)DSC_0003

Toss berries and apple slices in a baking dish. Sprinkle with oat blend and bake about 20 min.DSC_0008Enjoy your vegan breakfast!DSC_0013

Vegan Oatmeal Cookies

DSC_0010 copyI have a new fantastic baking recipe for you. Hard to believe but these delicious cookies are vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, grain-free, flourless and contain no refined sugar.

To make these cookies you need:

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter

  • 1/3 cup maple syrup

  • 1/2 cup quick rolled oats

  • 1/2 cup raisins

  • some mini-chocolate chips

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

You need to do:

Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C).

Add peanut butter, maple syrup, oats, salt, baking powder and cinnamon to a bowl and stir until well combinedDSC_0001

Add raisins. Mix wellDSC_0002

Line a baking pan with parchment paper and scoop out about a tablespoon at a time and drop in onto the parchment paper. Add some chocolate chipsDSC_0003

Bake your cookies about 12 – 15 minutes, or until they become golden on top.

Let them cool completely before removing from the pan and enjoy your vegan peanut butter chocolate chip oatmeal cookies!DSC_0015 copy

Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Turkey

DSC_0093 copyTry my new recipe of roasted asparagus. If you’ve tried the cheese or prosciutto , it’s time to wrap asparagus in turkey meat. You only need a few slices. It turns an elegant, delicious and easy side dish.

You need to have:

  • Raw asparagus spears

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • Low sodium turkey lunch meat

  • Mozzarella cheese

  • Seasonings

DSC_0088You need to do:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Wash asparagus and cut off bottom stemsDSC_0076

Take 1/4 slice of turkey meat and wrap around the 2-3 asparagus spears. Spray a baking sheet with vegetable oil and put the asparagus on itDSC_0079

Sprinkle with grated mozzarella cheese and seasoningsDSC_0083

Bake about 15 minutesDSC_0091

Let the asparagus cool and serve it on a beautiful plate. Bon Appetit!DSC_0095 copy

Vegan Banana Bread

DSC_0013 copyThis banana bread is eggless and dairy-free, but it’s so good you’ll hardly notice the difference. And it is definitely one of my favorite recipes. You should try!

For a medium-sized banana bread you’ll need:

  • 2 cups wheat flour

  • 1 cup orange juice (or water)

  • 2 ripe bananas

  • 3-4 tbsp of vegetable oil

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

  • Raisins, nuts, cranberries, chocolate chips — whatever you like

  • 1 tsp baking soda (+ 1/2 of lemon juice, if you use water instead of orange juice)

You need to do:

Preheat oven to 370 F (190 C).

Mash the bananasDSC_0001

Add the sugar. MixDSC_0002-001

Then add the orange juice, vegetable oil and raisins (nuts, whatever). Mix wellDSC_0003

Mix the flour with soda and gradually pour in the mixture. Put the dough into the baking form and bake for about an hourDSC_0008-001

Let it cool slightly. And enjoy your perfect tender and delicious banana bread!DSC_0009-001 copyDSC_0010 copy

Vegan Cupcakes

DSC_0023 copyAnother one vegan recipe! This time it’s all about vegan cupcakes with berries. Recipe with no eggs or dairy, but these cupcakes are so delicious. I bake them with blueberries and chia seeds, but you can use any other berries and sunflower seeds.

To bake vegan cupcakes you’ll need:

  • 2 cups wheat flour

  • 1 cup blueberries

  • 1 cup water

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

  • 2 tbsp chia seeds or sunflower seeds

  • 5 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 1/3 tsp lemon juice

  • Ground nutmeg and cloves

DSC_0018 copyYou need to do:

Preheat oven to 390 F (200 C).

Mix blueberries, water, oil and brown sugar. Add chia seeds, mix wellDSC_0001

Mix the flour with the baking soda, nutmeg and cloves in another bowlDSC_0003

Gradually add to the mix. Also add lemon juiceDSC_0006

Spread the dough into the baking cups and bake for 20 minutesDSC_0007DSC_0013

Let cupcakes cool and enjoy!DSC_0027 copyDSC_0026 copy

Orange Cake

DSC_0038 copyNew vegan cake recipe. Sweet, tender and so orange! You will love this cake!

To bake one medium-sized cake you need to have:

  • 10 tbsp wheat flour

  • 1 cup orange juice

  • 8 tbsp sugar

  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil

  • About 1 tbsp orange zest

  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • ¾ tsp salt

  • Also you can put some candied fruits inside your cake

DSC_0012You need to do:

Preheat oven to 355 degrees F (180 degrees C).

Mix the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and zest in a large bowlDSC_0013

Mix the orange juice, vinegar and oil in another bowlDSC_0018

Combine the flour mixture with a liquid and vanilla extract. Knead the doughDSC_0019

Oil the baking dish and bake orange cake 30-35 minutes. Cool the cake for 10 minutes and enjoy.DSC_0021 copyDSC_0025 copy