Avocado Banana Brownies

A simple idea: using avocado instead of oil in brownies, for those whole food and fibre benefits. I'd been wanting to try that for a while and found a simple vegan but not gluten-free recipe online that also used banana. It was fairly easy to adapt gluten-free, and the result was exactly the kind of … Continue reading Avocado Banana Brownies

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Chocolate Mini Doughnuts

For when you want just a little bite of chocolate sweetness. This is adapted from a doughnut recipe from The Vegan Cookie Fairy. Her doughnuts are full-size, and she says to use "plain gluten-free flour" which for someone who makes their own per-recipe mixes like me is very open to interpretation. So, I played around … Continue reading Chocolate Mini Doughnuts

Coconut Charcoal Cookies v.2

I published a coconut oil charcoal cookie back on Halloween, but to be honest I wasn't quite satisfied with it. I decided to revisit it to give a little goth vibe to my Valentine baking, for those with a little darkness in their heart. ๐Ÿ–ค The coconut and raspberry jam pair nicely together in a … Continue reading Coconut Charcoal Cookies v.2

Oil-free Blueberry Muffins

Nothing more classic than a blueberry muffin. Unfortunately, there's also nothing more classic than using oil in a muffin. I personally prefer to avoid oil in baking; I feel like those are empty calories that don't necessarily add anything special, given moisture can be achieved in other ways. And I prefer to eat my fats … Continue reading Oil-free Blueberry Muffins

Cranberry Orange Cake

I realized now in January that I forgot to upload this here! For this year's holiday cake, I decided I wanted to make something cranberry-flavoured. I started with the white cake base that I used for a previous spice cake recipe, got some frozen cranberries and went to work. I decided to eliminate the almond … Continue reading Cranberry Orange Cake