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Vegan Pancakes

Today I made vegan pancakes!

I followed the recipe in the back of the pancake mix…but I added a twist!

You’ll need:

1c of Pancake mix

1 tbs of flaxseed meal (It’ll be your egg replacement)

3/4c of coconut milk

1tbs of coconut oil

3 tbs of water

This will yield about 3-4 thin pancakes or 2 real thick ones

Start by mixing the flaxseed meal and the water – Let it sit for 2 minutes

While that’s sitting, mix everything else and then add the flaxseed

Beat it manually with a fork until it’s the right consistency

Put it on a pan at medium heat and let it cook, flipping it in order to cook both sides

Add syrup and enjoy!

Disclaimer: This is not going to taste like IHOP’s pancakes, be realistic! They will taste delicious though and how long has it been since you had chocolate chip pancakes anyway?

Enjoy!

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imageChocolate Chip Pancake – Add 1/2 tbs of cocoa powder and a handful of chocolate chips.

Blueberry Pancake – Add a handful of blueberries.image

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Vegan (Reese’s) Peanut Butter Cups

Before I became a vegan I LOOOOVED Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup but even the dark chocolate ones have milk (booo!) so I decided to make some of my own.

I started with very dark vegan chocolate (check the ingredients!) and some peanut butter.

I used a small cupcake pan and used aluminum foil for the filling.

I melted the chocolate in the microwave. I scooped little spoonfuls of peanut butter and placed them in the middle of the cup and then I added the chocolate.
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Refrigerate it for a bit and voila! Chocolate peanut butter cups!

Enjoy!

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Vegan Chocolate Brownie with Vegan Chocolate Frosting

Super easy!

Brownie:

– 1 1/2 c of all purpose flour

– 1 c white sugar

– 1/4 c of cocoa powder

– 1tsp baking soda

– 1/2 tsp salt

– 1/3 c coconut oil

– 1 tsp vanilla extract

– 1/2 c unsweetened apple sauce

– 1/2 c water

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 9×5 inch cake pan.

2. Sift together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add the oil, vanilla, vinegar and water. Mix together until smooth.

3. Pour into prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

Vegan Frosting:

– 2 c powdered sugar

– 1/4 c (½ stick) dairy-free margarine, softened

– 1/2 c vanilla coconut milk

– 3/4 c unsweetened pure cocoa powder

– 1/2 tsp vanilla

Add everything into a BIG bowl and with an electric hand mixer, mix everything together until smooth.

I refrigerated the frosting after I made it for consistency and to give the brownie time to cool.

Note: I made a big mess. There was powdered sugar flying everywhere, which is why I added more coconut milk than the recipe says. You just have to mix in the midst of the mess and it will turn out well.

Once the cake has cooled. Add the frosting and enjoy!

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SO GOOD! Enjoy!