Millet and Oat Muffins #vegan

Millet and Oat Muffins #vegan

I really hate to add to your To-Do list for the weekend, but a batch of these muffins would be a good idea. They stash nicely in the freezer and given that they are fairly low in sugar they make a healthy addition for the kids lunch box. Or better yet, with a piece of fruit and slathered with nut butter they are a quick and compact little breakfast.

Blackberry Red Walnut Scones {#vegan}

Blackberry Red Walnut Scones {#vegan}

The trick to tender and flaky scones, even when they are vegan, is to not over mix the dough. Mix the dry ingredients together then add the honey (or your favourite liquid sweetener) and coconut oil. Mix well with your fingers to get a fine crumb. Yes, this is like making pastry.

Lunch box food: Blueberry Citrus Loaf {vegan}

Lunch box food: Blueberry Citrus Loaf {vegan}

This Blueberry Citrus loaf is a new addition to the must.make.all.the.time list. And while, yes there is a bit of sugar, I’ve seen worse. The bread gets a good amount of sweetness (and flavour) from the orange juice, blueberries and dried cranberries. It is low in fat, no saturated fat, completely vegan and uses whole wheat flour. I say this is a win-win.

Funky Monkey Pancakes

Funky Monkey Pancakes

Chocolate pancakes filled with bits of banana and extra crunchy from chopped nuts. Pancakes are not for busy weekday mornings. Or even busy weekend mornings when there is soccer games to go to or yard work to get done. A day-off requires pancakes.  Pancakes are for...

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili

  This is a sweet vegetarian chili with curry flavours.  The brown sugar adds the right about of sweetness to complement the cinnamon and spices. Adapted from WeightWatcher “Slow Good” cookbook Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili Ingredients: 2 leeks,...