1. Banana Almond Ice-Cream
Did you think you had to say goodbye to ice-cream when you became vegan? Luckily, that is not the case! Vegan ice-cream can be made at home in a sturdy blender. Combine the frozen banana, cocoa powder, raw agave and almond milk to taste. Add the milk slowly so that you can get to the right consistency. This is an amazingly healthy alternative to a classic favorite!
1 frozen banana
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 teaspoon raw agave
Almond milk to taste (start with a half a cup, and add more if you want a softer texture)
2. Health-Lovers Chocolate Brownies
You can make easy chocolatey brownies with applesauce instead of eggs! Combine your dry ingredients (sugar, flour, cocoa powder and baking powder) in a bowl and mix them up. Next, add in the wet ingredients (water, vanilla, applesauce) to make the mixture into a smooth brownie batter. Bake for half an hour at 350 degrees, and enjoy!
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
3/4 cups cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup applesauce
3. Simple Strawberry Parfait
For a quickie bite for a sweet–tooth attack, you can slice up a half cup of strawberries and serve them over a cup of creamy coconut milk yogurt. Keep some vegan friendly granola in a sweet flavor on hand to sprinkle a few tablespoons on top, and voila! You have a simply delicious parfait in just seconds.
1/2 cup fresh strawberries
1 cup coconut yogurt
2 tablespoons granola
4. Nutty Apple Crisp
Did you know that the flavor of an apple crisp should be all about the apples? A vegan apple crisp allows the natural apple flavor to shine. Use organic Macintosh or Fuji apples for a hearty, sweet taste. Mix in tart granny smiths for a rounded flavor. Top chopped apples with teaspoon cinnamon, sugar and pads of coconut oil (about 1/4 cup will do). Sprinkle a mixture of oats, coconut flour, chopped pecans, and 1/2 cup coconut oil over the top. Bake at 350 for 30 to 40 minutes, just until it is soft and smells irresistible!
6 apples, chopped (a variety)
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 cup coconut oil (with the apples)
1/2 cup coconut oil (in the topping)
1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup coconut flour
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup coconut
5. Avocado Pudding
Just because it is dessert doesn’t mean that is should lack nutritional value! Why not include some avocados in your vegan desserts? Avocados are packed with healthy fats, and leave you feeling full and satiated. The creamy texture of an avocado works well as the foundations for this whipped pudding recipe.
Combine ripe avocado with melted vegan chocolate of your choice. Put this mixture into a blender or food processor with raw agave, cashew milk, a touch of salt, cocoa powder and vanilla extract. Whip this up until it is light and looks just like the traditional chocolate pudding you are used to! You can fill little glasses with this and chill them so that you have desserts ready to go for the next few nights.
1 ripe avocado
1/2 bar of melted vegan chocolate
1 teaspoon raw agave
2 tablespoons cashew milk
a touch of salt (about a 1/4 teaspoon)
1 heaping tablespoon of cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract