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Superfood Zucchini Bread

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Superfood Zucchini Bread

Superfood Zucchini Bread

Warm up the oven ‘cos this superbread will have you bakin’ up a storm. Using zucchini as a nutritional base, this delicious loaf is sugar-free with dates and maple syrup for sweetness, and flax, chia and hemp seeds for superfood power. Ingredients 190g (1¼ cup) whole wheat pastry flour (or gluten-free all-purpose blend) 25g (¾…

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Raw Mocha Slice

Raw Mocha Slice

Makes 1 5x10x3″ tray Ingredients For Crust 210g (1 ½ cups) raw almonds 340g (1 ½ cups) pitted dates 2 tbsp coconut oil Pinch of salt For Mocha Cream 360ml (1 ½ cups) Califia’s Cocoa Noir Cold Brew 300g (approx.) (2 cups) nuts of your choice 60ml (¼ cup) maple syrup 120ml (½ cup) coconut…

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Mocha Brownies

mocha brownie

Makes 8-10 slices Ingredients 2 eggs (substitute for vegan options like banana, flaxseed or egg replacer) 25g (¼ cup) coconut flour 1 tsp baking powder pinch of sea salt pinch of cinnamon 35g (⅓ cup) raw cacao powder 120ml (½ cup) hulled tahini or almond butter 60ml (¼ cup) maple or rice malt syrup 120ml…

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Guilt-Free Chocolate Mousse

Guilt-Free Chocolate Mousse

We’re obsessed with “healthy” desserts like chocolate avocado mousse. These mousses are easy to whip up and a total crowd pleaser. Ingredients  60g (½ cup) bittersweet chocolate 60ml (¼ cup) Califia Farm almond milk 25g (¼ cup) cocoa powder  2 large ripe avocados  2 tbsp maple syrup  2 tsp vanilla extract  Pinch of sea salt…

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Gaz Oakley’s Wagamama vegan ‘egg’ dish to launch nationwide

Originally trialled in two stores, the plant-based dish will become available in all branches next month   The Japanese chain-restaurant Wagamama, has teamed up with vegan chef, Gaz Oakley, A.K.A. Avant Garde Vegan, to launch a new vegan dish. The bowl comprises BBQ glazed seitan, caramelised king oyster mushrooms and asparagus, sticky rice, edamame, spring…

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Vegan Date Buns with Violife Creamy Frosting

Vegan Date Buns with Violife Creamy Frosting

Serves 7 Ingredients 500g all purpose flour 250ml (1 generous cup) oat milk (at room temperature) 1 sachet dry yeast ½ tsp salt 2 tbsp brown sugar 5 tbsp vegan butter 400g dates, pitted 1/2 tsp cinnamon 3 tbsp melted coconut butter 3 tbsp coconut oil For the frosting 200g Violife original creamy 3 tbsp…

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Vegan Hot Cross Buns with Violife Creamy Caramel Filling

Vegan Hot Cross Buns with Violife Creamy Caramel Filling

Serves 12 Ingredients: 480g all-purpose flour 1½ tsp salt 1 pack of instant dried yeast (7g) 3 tbsp and 1 tsp sugar 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 150g raisins 30g (¼ cup) chopped walnuts ½ banana, pureed Zest of one lemon Zest of one orange 125ml (1 generous cup)unsweetened almond milk 125ml (1 generous…

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Bravura Foods co-founder to walk on fire for animals

The activist with a fire in her belly – and beneath her feet       Vegan spokesperson and co-founder of Bravura Foods, Lisa Gawthorne, has always been passionate and public about spreading the vegan word and protecting animals.   Now, Lisa has taken her activism to the next level, by agreeing to complete a…

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Volkswagen announces launch of SUV with vegan apple leather seating

Vehicle lover’s rejoice – vegan and eco-friendly cars are coming   Not only is the latest car from Volkswagen electric, but it features vegan seating made from AppleSkin, an innovative plant-based ‘leather’ created from apple juice waste, including cores and skin from the fruit. Volkswagen described it as a ‘renewable raw material’, and unveiled the…

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Creamy Mushroom Carbonara

This carbonara is super easy to make and is so creamy and filling. By using silken tofu it reduces the fat content of the dish but retains the flavour – an all round crowd pleaser. Serves 3-4  Ingredients 300g spaghetti, dried (use GF if you want) Sea salt, to taste For the carbonara sauce 300g…

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Chocolate Smoothie Sundae Bar

Who needs ice cream when you can have an oh-so-chocolaty smoothie bowl, topped with crunchy granola and fresh fruit? Set up the ingredients like an ice cream sundae bar and choose your own breakfast adventure with as many toppings as you like! Ingredients To make the Smoothie: 2 frozen bananas 200 g frozen strawberries or…

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