Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Banana Nut Doughnuts

I had a couple of banana's ready to be used and I had a hankering for doughnuts!

Banana Nut Doughnuts
makes 8 donuts

Dry ingredients:
1 c. whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. extra fine sea salt
2 good dashes of cinnamon (optional)

Wet ingredients:
1 1/2 ripe bananas, mashed
1/4 c. agave syrup/or maple syrup
1/2 c. applesauce
1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

handful of chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a doughnut pan with non-stick cooking spray.

-In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients.
-In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients.
-Add the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Stir until combined.
-Distribute the batter into the doughnut pan 3/4 full. Top each one with walnuts.
-Bake for 15 - 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
-Take out of oven and let cool slightly.  Turn donuts onto a cooling rack.


Monday, June 23, 2014

Trader Joe's Raw Fruit Bars

Have you tried these yet?? I picked them up from Trader Joe's! Totally vegan and raw! Should I add gluten free also!?!

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Mango Quinoa Lassi

  1. a sweet or savory Indian drink made from a yogurt or buttermilk base with water.

I switched it up to make this cool summertime lassi.

Mango Quinoa Lassi

1 6 oz. container of vanilla soy yogurt
1 fresh ripe mango, seeded, skinned and chopped
1/4 c. of coconut milk (not the can type) or coconut water
1/8 tsp. cardamon
1/4 c. cooked quinoa, cooled

-In a blender, add the yogurt down to the cardamon. Blend well. May add more coconut milk or water if you want it thinner.
-Add the quinoa and pulse a few times.

Pour into a chilled glass and enjoy!