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The Vegan Stoner. Challenge 9: Glazed Chocolate-Avocado Cupcakes. I know what you might be thinking. . .avocado and chocolate?!

Challenge 9: Glazed Chocolate-Avocado Cupcakes

No way! But really, you don't taste the avocado--it just replaces the egg and most of the oil. The results are amazing! Rich, moist, fluffy and decadent! Perfect for the holidays, or just to satisfy a sweet tooth! Ingredients Cupcakes: 1-1/2 C flour 3/4 C unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp baking soda 3/4 tsp salt 1 avocado, pitted and peeled 1 C pure maple syrup (I used light pancake syrup) 3/4 C plain soy milk (I used almond milk) 1/3 C canola oil 2 tsp vanilla Glaze: 1/4 block soft silken tofu (from a 14-oz container), drained and patted dry 3 Tbs pure maple syrup (again, I used light pancake syrup) 1/2 tsp vanilla 4 oz semisweet chocolate chips, melted Directions To make the cupcakes: Preheat oven to 350.

Bake for 25 minutes. To make the glaze, blend the tofu, maple syrup, vanilla, and salt in the food processor. Transfer to a bowl. Information. Supercook: recipe search by ingredients you have at home. Swiss Alps Cheesemaking. Home >> Experiences My visit of a 8000'/2400m high cheesemaking chalet in the Swiss Alps where cheese is still made like 300 years ago - and not one tourist in sight!

Swiss Alps Cheesemaking

Can you climb a mountain with your photo gear? , asked Joseph Werlen. I said I could. Anything for proper cheese. I slept in Münster, near the source of the Rhone river and on August 1st, Swiss National Day, I woke up at 5 AM to drive to the bottom of the Nueffenen path, the bit of mountain that connects my birth canton of Valais to Italian-speaking Ticino. There is no real path. I finally reached the chalet, more dead than alive Christian welcomed me. Veggie Burgers So Good, the Only Thing Missing Is Meat. Hiroko Masuike for The New York Times Some new veggie burgers are so authentic that they've been mistaken for meat.

Veggie Burgers So Good, the Only Thing Missing Is Meat

The one at Hillstone on Park Avenue South includes beets and rice. For meat-lovers, the veggie burger was long seen as a sad stand-in that tried to copy the contours and textures of a classic beef patty while falling pathetically short of the pleasure. And for meat-refusers, the veggie burger served as a kind of penitential wafer: You ate this bland, freeze-dried nutrient disc because you had to eat it (your duty as someone who had forsaken the flesh) and because at many a restaurant or backyard barbecue, it was the only option available. If that has been your mental framework since the days when was still with us, it might be time to take another bite. Across the country, chefs and restaurateurs have been taking on the erstwhile health-food punch line with a kind of experimental brio, using it as a noble excuse to fool around with flavor and texture and hue.


Pham Fatale - French Recipes, Vietnamese Recipes, Indian Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Desserts. Find recipes online   Vegetarian, Sustainable, Frugal, DIY. Fava Bean Breakfast Spread Recipe. Stonesoup ? 5 ingredient recipes. The first time I tried going paleo there was one meal I really struggled with.

stonesoup ? 5 ingredient recipes

If you’ve ever had an attempt at eating low carb or going ‘full paleo’, I bet you’ve struggled with this too. Yep. Breakfast. Breakkie. Now I think about it, when I went vegan for a week, breakfast was the most tricky then too. This time, my experiment of eating full paleo for a month, breakfasts have been relatively easy. Since moving to our little farm last year and getting a flock of chooks (that’s chickens for you non-Australians!) There’s something so great about having a proper breakfast of poached eggs and some veggies. I love it. But even I can’t have eggs for breakfast every single day, so I thought I’d share my fave breakkie ideas for when eggs aren’t an option… 6 Egg-Free Low Carb / Paleo Breakfast Ideas 1. If you’d like a FREE ebook dedicated to vibrant green smoothie recipes, then have a look at the Body Mind Detox Summit which I’m participating in this year. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Need more ideas? 1. 2. 3. Cooking with Patty, my Italian recipes. How to Grow 100 Pounds of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet. On many occasions, we've been tempted to grow our own potatoes.

How to Grow 100 Pounds of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet

They're fairly low maintenance, can be grown in a pot or in the ground, last a fairly long time if stored properly, and can be very nutritious (high in potassium and vitamin C). Here's more incentive: according to this article, you can grow 100 pounds of potatoes in 4 sq. feet. Learn how after the jump... According to this article from the Seattle Times, potatoes planted inside a box with this method can grow up to 100 pounds of potatoes in just 4 square feet. All that is required: Lumber Seed potatoes Soil Careful attention to watering The Times' guide for building a potato growing box yields up to a 100 lbs. of potatoes in a mere 4 square feet is shown below: Plant as early as April or as late as August 1, with an approximated 3 month till harvest turnaround time.

Here are some pointers from the article: Cut apart larger seed potatoes, making sure there are at least two eyes in each piece you plant. Cheap Family Recipes.