All posts tagged: cookies

Gluten Free Chocolate Walnut Cookies

This is my second try at gluten free baking, and I am seriously enjoying playing with new ingredients. For this recipe I made my own quinoa flour, and has really encouraged me to try and make even more of my own gluten free flours in the future. These cookies are super easy to make, you really just chuck it all in and mix up it. Try changing the walnuts for you favourite types of nuts in… or even replace the currants with chocolate chips! I am a big fan of flexible recipes. I have also used buckwheat flour with these before. Make sure you wait for these cookies to cool down before devouring them, otherwise they will be a little crumbly! Enjoy, and happy Vegan MoFo! To make quinoa flour… Place your quinoa grains in a high powered blender (I used my nutribullet with the milling blade), about halfway full, an pulse to grind them up. This can take a while, and keep tapping the blender to mix up the grains inside. Be patient and …

vegan oat and raisin cookies, vegan oat chocolate chip cookies

Rustic Oat and Raisin Cookies

Im a big believer in moderation.Β  I love eating healthy raw wholefoods and superfoods and strongly believe everyone’s diets should include plenty of these. This food is essential for helping to keep your body healthy and disease free. Plus its delicious. Most days I would prefer a fresh beetroot and apple juice and raw salad over vegan pizza and cookies… but then other days I really do want pizza and cookies, and I don’t see anything wrong with this! As a cook I love food, I love making it and I love eating it, including the not so healthy stuff aswell. I think its important to have fun with food, to get creative and enjoy what you are making and eating, but at the same time stay conscious of exactly what it is your consuming. Is it natural? Is it fresh and unprocessed? Is it going to replentish your body with vitamins and minerals or is it going to strip them away? You end up with a lot more respect for what you put into …