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Popular Restaurant Chain To Launch New Vegan Desserts

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Popular Restaurant Chain To Launch New Vegan Desserts

Wagamamas reveal their seasonal plant-based dessert menu With Summer now in full bloom, the popular Asian-inspired eatery has announced they will be adding some new vegan-friendly desserts to their menu. In a recent collaboration, Gaz Oakleys Avant Gard’n Kokoro bowl that features his famous vegan ‘egg’ has been added to the menu, increasing the list…

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Hot Spicy Chocolate with Vanilla

Who doesn’t like to cosy up with a mug of hot chocolate on a cold evening, or morning for that matter? This version has a chilli kick and the added bonus of keeping as much goodness as possible in one cupful. Makes 2 small cups or 1 large 80 g (3 oz / 1⁄2 cup)…

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Chewy Chocolate Bars

Chewy, gooey and absolutely yummy. These little bad boys are well worth making. Don’t blame me if you eat them all in one go! Makes 6–10, depending on size For the caramel layer 360 g (12 oz / 21⁄4 cups) Medjool dates, stoned (pitted) 1⁄2 teaspoon coarse sea salt 1 vanilla pod (bean), scraped, or…

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Hearty Buckwheat Waffles with Strawberries

This breakfast ticks all my boxes in terms of comfort, indulgence and appeasing that insatiable sweet tooth that we all have. Makes 4 waffles, serves 2 60 ml (2 fl oz / 1⁄4 cup) melted coconut oil, plus 1 tablespoon for the waffle iron 375 ml (13 fl oz / 11⁄2 cups)Almond Milk, shop-bought or…

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Hazelnut Bites

Chocolate makes the heart sing, it makes you happy – there is no arguing about that! Make sure you make a big batch of these because they won’t last long. They are the perfect holiday dessert, or actually, any occasion will do. Makes 10 small bites 80g (1⁄2 cup) hazelnuts (plus 10 whole hazelnuts for…

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Chocolate Avocado Truffles

Makes around 15 truffles servings Ingredients 1 ripe avocado 80g melted high-quality vegan chocolate 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted 3 tbsp raw cacao 2 tbsp coconut honey, maple syrup, rice malt syrup Pinch pink salt Method Add the avocado, cacao, sweetener and salt to your food processor or high-speed blender. Blitz until smooth and creamy.…

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Indulgent Caramel Millionaires Shortbread Slices with Ombar Chocolate

8-10 servings Ingredients For the base 150g (1 1/2 cup) ground almonds 2 tbsp desiccated coconut or sesame seeds 6 Medjool dates 3 tbsp coconut oil melted Pinch sea salt For the caramel 18 Medjool dates 3 tbsp almond butter 1/2 tsp vanilla powder 3 tbsp almond milk Pinch sea salt Chocolate layer 2 70g…

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Cherry Chocolate Ganache Espresso Pots

Ingredients 100g cherries, pitted and chopped in half 1 tsp maple syrup Splash water 250ml (1 generous cup) coconut cream 2 tbsp organic coconut oil 2 tbsp maple syrup 1/2 tsp vanilla powder or essence 100g bar good quality vegan chocolate 2 tbsp raw cacao 1-2 tsp espresso powder Method Firstly add the cherries to…

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Strawberry & Cream Popsicles with Ombar Chocolate

8-10 servings Ingredients For the strawberries 200g (1 cup) strawberries 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp coconut syrup For the cream 240ml (1 cup) coconut cream 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp coconut syrup 70g bar 72% Ombar chocolate  1 tsp coconut oil Toppings Desiccated coconut Sesame seeds Freeze-dried raspberries Method Add the strawberries, coconut…

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Easy Thai Mushroom Zoodle Soup

Ingredients 3 tbsp dairy-free butter or coconut oil 2 tbsp garlic 1 onion, diced 150g mushrooms, sliced 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated 1 jar Thai Kitchen red curry paste 400g tin full-fat coconut milk 120ml (1/2 cup) Califia Farms Unsweetened Almondmilk 480ml (2 cups) vegetable stock 2-3 small/medium-sized courgettes, spiralized Toppings avocado fresh lime coriander…

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Mushroom Walnut Collard Wraps

Ditch the mince for a plant alternative. These collard wraps are meat-free and dairy-free – just veggies with a spicy tahini dressing. Prep the filling over the weekend then batch out for easy weekday lunches and dinners. Ingredients 125g (1 cup) walnuts 125g (1 cup) mushrooms 1 tsp garlic 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp chilli…

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Vegan Chocolate Popsicles

Serves: 6 Ingredient 1 pack Violife Original Flavour Creamy 7 Medjool dates, pitted 65g cocoa powder, unsweetened 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp coconut oil 180ml lukewarm water 40g raw unsalted cashews 1 pinch salt (omit if cashews are already salted) 1 tbsp vegan chocolate chips, optional For Chocolate Coating (optional): dark chocolate chips coconut…

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