Vegan Macaroni & Cheese This is VN's signature Macaroni & Cheese, and we absolutely couldn't live without it. Serve it to your omni friends and family members and watch as they convert under the influence of the nutritional yeast-free cheese sauce. We honestly make this recipe at least once a month—it's just that delicious! Oh, and there's the added bonus of sneaking in a few veggies, which makes this comfort food more than just a pretty plate. What You Do:In a large pot, bring the water and salt to a boil. Photo courtesy of Hannah Kaminsky
Lulu the Baker: The Tale of the Carmelitas - StumbleUpon We live in a big-but-not-huge town. We have a P.F. Chang's and a Pottery Barn and two malls and two full-price movie theaters. See, a Carmelita is not your ordinary, run-of-the-mill treat. When I got my kitchen store newsletter in January, I started planning out my strategy. The email naming the winner took a few extra weeks to be sent--no lie--and I was on pins and needles the whole time. Epilogue: If I sound just a wee bit crazy, get a load of this! CarmelitasAll of the crazy obsessiveness boils down to this: Carmelitas are to-die-for. 32 caramel squares, unwrapped 1/2 cup heavy cream 3/4 cup butter, melted 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed 1 cup flour 1 cup rolled oats 1 teaspoon baking soda 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips Combine caramels and cream in a small saucepan over low heat.
The Burlap Bag - High Quality Handmade Goods Shop - Austin Texas Yes. For real. Two ingredients. (Yes, you can add other things if you want… but you don’t HAVE to!) I made this up after seeing a “healthy breakfast cookie” that wanted me to add eggs, applesauce, baking soda, etc and I said NO! And also, I hate those “two/three ingredient” recipes where one of the ingredients is a boxed cookie mix. and the other is a can of pie filling. Ingredients: 2 large old bananas1 cup of oats (quick or regular! Mix those two together. Then add in what sounds yummy to you! Since all bananas are different sizes, the needed measurements can vary. We made 16 cookies with those measurements. pre-mixing. post-mixing. pre-cooking. post-cooking. check out those walnut chunks! These cookies taste most amazing right out of the oven. Sometimes we’ll make 16 “cookies”. Why this recipe is awesome? I hope you like these. Follow us for instagram for updates! (p.s. check out our “autumn” 2 ingredient cookie!) (p.s.s. and now check out our summer 2 ingredient cookie!)
Random Vegan Recipes Bring 6 quarts of salted water to a boil in an 8-quart pot over high heat. Pour the tomatoes and their liquid into the work bowl of a food processor. Using quick on/off pulses, process the tomatoes just until they are finely chopped. (Longer processing will aerate the tomatoes, turning them pink.) Stir the penne into the boiling water. Bring the water back to a boil, stirring frequently. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Just before the pasta is done, fish the garlic cloves out of the sauce and pour in the cream. Remove the pot from the heat, sprinkle 3/4 cup of the soy parm over the pasta, and toss to mix. Back to top Homemade Snickers Bars | How Sweet It Is - StumbleUpon Insanity. That’s what this is. Pure In.San.It.TEEEEE. You know those days when you’re in desperate need of sugar and you’ve already downed more gummy vitamins than recommended while seriously considering how many more you can ingest without causing severe harm to your internal organs? Well… in that case you should make some homemade snickers bars. And I KNOW you know what I’m talking about. I spent the majority of my pre-pubescent and adolescent years scheming just how I would be able to steal my brothers’ Halloween candy. Then I went through a SERIOUS phase of those Snickers ice cream bars. And that you can eat a million of them. These days, it’s rare that I crave actual candy, often preferring some chewy cookies or super rich cheesecake or a bar of amazing chocolate that costs thrice as much as the recent organic meyer lemons I purchased. They are the peanut butter to my jelly. The salt to my pepper. The broccoli to my… wait, no. But now Nikki is like my bestest friend ever. nougat layer
How to Make Easy 3-Ingredient Energy Bars at Home Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn Previous image Next image Power bars! Make them at home with only three ingredients and a food processor. Prepare for your minds to be blown. I am a huge fan of chewy, nutty, fruit-filled energy bars of the sort made by Lärabar. I tinkered with ratios a bit, but in the end, I decided to take the most straight-forward path: equal parts dried fruits, nuts, and pitted dates. My favorite is still cherries, almonds, and dates (which are pictured here), but you can swap out the cherries and almonds for any dried fruit or nut. You can also play around with adding other ingredients into the mix: a few tablespoons of chia seeds, a handful of coconut, even some chocolate chips. Making energy bars really is that simple. How to Make Easy 3-Ingredient Energy Bars at Home Makes 8 large bars or 16 small square-shaped bars What You Need Ingredients 1 cup nuts 1 cup dried fruit 1 cup (12-15 whole) pitted dried dates, preferably Medjool Equipment Food processor Plastic wrap or wax paper Sharp knife Instructions
Easy Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers! With Avocado Crave a veggie burger. One with Panko-crusted edges - infused with tender sweet potato and creamy, rustic white beans. Tall stacked on a toasted grain bun - crisp romaine leaves sprawling out the sides. These Sweet Potato Tahini Bean Burgers are super easy to make. How-to video added Oct 2014!.. Valentine's Day came and went just as it usually does. "A salad of baby greens, roasted baby beets, tangerines, smoked almond crusted ‘goat cheese’ flirting with a creamy shallot dressing" -RFD menu They were 'almond crusted' a slight smokiness to them. How was your VDay? And those tender crispy balls from RFD really inspired me to post one of my favorite easy veggie burger recipes. So today, I woke up. Easy Burger. I pan-fry. And I don't think I have to remind you how incredibly healthy sweet potatoes and beans are. The Patty. I served the patties with tender sliced avocado, a crisp bed of romaine lettuce, a circle of onion, some Dijon mustard and some pepper and olive oil over top. Kathy Patalsky
Good Ol' Homemade Brownies & Buns In My Oven - StumbleUpon This may be a cooking blog, but I find myself sharing some of my deepest, darkest secrets (never having tried oatmeal before, for instance) here. So far you all have accepted me and all the horrible things I’ve kept hidden for years and years. I can only hope that you will continue to stand by my side as I reveal this next bit of private information about myself. I prefer my brownies to be made from a box mix. I’m sorry, okay? Except, well, I’ve recently discovered a brownie recipe so beautiful and delicious and rich and fudgy and chocolatey and oh goodness, I should just go ahead and admit it. Just go ahead and scroll back up there and look at those brownies! This recipe starts out by melting butter and sugar together in a sauce pan, and I know, there are lots of one bowl brownie recipes out there, but these guys are worth the extra dirty dish. You’ll need to prepare yourself for this next part. Alright, so one lick won’t hurt anyone. Look! Print Save Ingredients: Directions: Brookies!
Hot cocoa cookies I am a teeny bit obsessed with the cookies from the most recent issue of EveryDay with Rachael Ray magazine. This recipe is the second of many cookie recipes on my list to make this holiday season. Sweets are taking over my life! Just ask my coworkers. They get my leftovers, and I think they are starting to resent the way I am forcing them to eat sinful treats. I don't think I need to tell you that these were tasty. Ooey gooey chocolatey marshmallowy deliciousness. In a medium saucepan, melt together: 1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter 12 oz. chopped semisweet chocolate (bars) Stir frequently over medium heat until smooth. In a medium bowl, whisk together: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Using an electric mixer, beat together: 1 1/4 cups light brown sugar 3 eggs, at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract Beat on low speed until smooth, 2 minutes. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Enjoy!
TENDER CRUMB: My FAVORITE Chocolate Chip Cookie - StumbleUpon I have experimented with countless recipes searching for that perfect chocolate chip cookie. The characteristics of the perfect cookie are a very personal matter, and here are my preferences: texture: chewy w. medium thickness --- everyone has their preference, and this is mine! chocolate to cookie ratio: 50/50 --- I really enjoy having a lot of chocolate in every bite chips vs. chunks: chunks --- I like sizeable pieces of chocolate in my cookie. type of chocolate: bittersweet --- I like using Valrhona 61% extra bitter nuts or other add-ins: NONE!! With the above criteria in mind, this recipe is the closest I've come to experiencing CCC perfection. - Don't substitute the pastry and bread flours w. - Hand chopped chocolate chunks, NOT premade chips - I will purchase a hunk of the best bittersweet chocolate that I can afford and hand cut them into chunks. - Chill the cookie dough at least 24 hours (I let my dough sit anywhere from 2-3 days) before baking.
Deluxe Stuffed Rice Krispies Treats The hardest part of this recipe is just figuring out what to call it! Deluxe Rice Krispy Treats? Gourmet Rice Krispies Treats? Stuffed Rice Crispy Treats? I love Amy Miller‘s suggestion of lasagna for sugar addicts. No matter what you want to call them, hot damn are these good. One disclaimer – you could certainly use homemade rice krispies treats. For each treat, I used two rice krispies treats. I use smush as a technical term often. Because my marshmallow was SO giant, I had to cut off the extra that oozed out the edges. Next, coat one of your krispy treats with your melted chocolate. Put your graham cracker marshmallow sandwich on the chocolate coated krispy treat, add some chocolate to the top of the graham crackers, and to the other rice krispy treat, then sandwich them together. And now you have this deliciousness. That’s what I’m talking about. I used Kraft Caramel Bits. Cover one of your krispy treat with the melting chocolate, pretzels and mini chocolate chips.
5 Cakes You Can Make in Your Crockpot | Family Kitchen - StumbleUpon By Brooke McLay | From Chocolate Lava Cake to a moist and rich Carrot Cake, whipping up a cake in your crockpot is even easier than making Sunday dinner or a dip for the Saturday night game! Just mix the ingredients together, toss them into your pot, and you’ve got a cake that will turn out perfect every time, guaranteed! Here are 5 must-try recipes that you can make in your slow cooker this weekend. nggallery id=’120029′ Citrus Kissed How pretty is this slow cooker lemon poppyseed cake? Peanut Butter Baby A peanut butter cup cake is one thing. Wascaly Wabbit This Crockpot carrot cake is moist and sweet and totally splendid. I Been Down that Road Before Chocolate, marshmallows, and a heap of nuts make this rocky road cake a totally perfect treat. Chocolate Cravings Hot fudge cake is, perhaps, the ultimate way to enjoy cake from your slow cooker. Pressed for time?
Giant S’mores Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies I swear I wasn’t going to do this. I wasn’t going to stuff something inside of something else. It was too trendy. And then, not trendy at all. (Neither of which I’m actually about, anyway.) But I succumbed to the pressure of a college kid who just finished finals. S’mores stuffed into thick and chewy chocolate chip cookies. But alas, perfection. So there. Giant S’mores Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies I made my own graham crackers for these s'mores stuffed cookies, but you can certainly use store-bought crackers if you're pressed for time or you know, not crazy like me. Ingredients 2 cups plus 2 tbsp all-purpose flour½ tsp baking soda½ tsp salt12 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled until warm1 cup brown sugar, packed½ cup granulated sugar1 large egg plus 1 egg yolk2 tsp vanilla extract1 ½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips For assembly: Instructions To make the cookie dough: Whisk the flour, baking soda, and salt together in a medium bowl; set aside. Source