Decadent Raw Plant-Based Brownies (with Thick Frosting!) : #217 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

If you’re looking for a brownie that’s incredibly satisfying and chocolatey, has no wheat or dairy, and doesn’t require baking, look no further! These fudgy morsels can be thrown together in 15 minutes and will be devoured in about the same amount of time if you don’t hide some of them for later! Thanks toContinue reading “Decadent Raw Plant-Based Brownies (with Thick Frosting!) : #217 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Black Forest Apricot Cupcakes (Very Fudgy!): #212 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

The normal chocolate-cherry combination typical of German black forest cake isn’t my favorite flavor medley, but with apricots and the extreme fudginess of this recipe, I could eat these cupcakes all day long! It’s a modification of our chocolate zucchini cake recipe, only fudgier. Hope you enjoy this decadent and healthy plant-based treat. 🙂 ThisContinue reading “Black Forest Apricot Cupcakes (Very Fudgy!): #212 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Paqa’s Scottish Scones: #211 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

My mom used to make these for breakfast on weekends, but you could whip a batch up for a British tea time too. They’re delicate little scones that you break in half and load up with berries and whipped cream. Definitely best eaten when they’re warm. Each bite is like a dream. This is partContinue reading “Paqa’s Scottish Scones: #211 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Plant-Based Cinnamon Rolls: #210 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

These warm, gooey cinnamon rolls disappeared very quickly at our house. Even better that they’re plant-based without dairy or eggs to cause our bodies and our planet suffering. Hope you enjoy them! Thanks to Dana and John for inspiration. This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainable meals for our family and hopefully yours.Continue reading “Plant-Based Cinnamon Rolls: #210 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Moist Carrot Cake (Dairy-Free): #196 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

We had a bunch of extra carrots in our farm box and decided to turn them into a cake. If you like carrot cake, this one is moist and dairy-free! It also pairs nicely with the cream cheese frosting recipe from our chocolate zucchini bundt cake post. This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to createContinue reading “Moist Carrot Cake (Dairy-Free): #196 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Pina Colada Smoothies: #194 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

Here are some kid-friendly pineapple-coconut-strawberry smoothies guaranteed to put a smile in your day. Adults can always add some rum to make it more like the real thing if you like. It’s just like a day at the beach. Well, almost. Aloha! This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainable meals for our familyContinue reading “Pina Colada Smoothies: #194 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Lemon Poppyseed Colossal Cookies: #193 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

You’ve heard of lemon poppyseed cake and muffins, but why not cookies? Megan found this recipe from Sommer that combines the soft, moist goodness of the cake into a giant cookie. We adapted them here to be dairy-free. They’re also very nice broken up into vanilla ice cream. This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments toContinue reading “Lemon Poppyseed Colossal Cookies: #193 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Korovai Fruit and Hazelnut Bread: #192 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

Korovai is a braided, decorated fruit bread often served at Russian or Ukrainian weddings. This one is filled with raisins, orange peel, cranberries and hazelnuts. The entire bread is lovingly smothered in apricot jam after baking. We adapted the recipe from the Great British Bakeoff cookbook. This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainableContinue reading “Korovai Fruit and Hazelnut Bread: #192 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Strawberry Mango Smoothie: #191 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

Here’s a refreshing summer snack if you have some fresh strawberries to use up. Mix them with some frozen mango, non-dairy ice cream, and soy milk, and voila – a bright and nutritious treat. 🙂 This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainable meals for our family and hopefully yours. Ingredients ($5.50 total) 8-10Continue reading “Strawberry Mango Smoothie: #191 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Chocolate Zucchini Cake with (Vegan) Cream Cheese Frosting: #189 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

It’s zucchini season again in California, so we’re back to our favorite zucchini fritters and creamy zucchini pasta. But wait, zucchini chocolate bundt cake too? How versatile is this vegetable? I think this is my new favorite way to eat chocolate cake. Many thanks to Isa for inspiration. This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments toContinue reading “Chocolate Zucchini Cake with (Vegan) Cream Cheese Frosting: #189 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”