Desserts

The Best Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Best Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today we are sharing our favourite oatmeal cookies, which also happen to be pretty darn healthy. These little guys are vegan, gluten-free and have no refined sugar added; simple yet satisfying. Oatmeal, Chocolate, Banana and Cinnamon = the DREAM TEAM! There’s also a little bit…

Vegan Raspberry Lime Cheesecake Bites

Vegan Raspberry Lime Cheesecake Bites

Mini Vegan Cheesecakes! Three words that are very deserving of an exclamation mark. I have been wanting to perfect this recipe for almost a full year and I have finally got to it, just in time for Spring. These no-bake raspberry lime cheesecakes are melt…

Healthy Carrot Cake Chocolate Chip Cookies

Healthy Carrot Cake Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yes, that’s right healthy and cookie are in the same sentence!  These vegan carrot cake oatmeal cookies with chocolate chips are gluten-free and made without oil or refined sugar.  They are perfect for guilt-free snacking and I have to admit I’ve also made them part of…

Espresso and Black Pepper Double Chocolate Cookies

Espresso and Black Pepper Double Chocolate Cookies

Black pepper ….in cookies??  It’s happening. We’ve kicked these vegan double chocolate chip cookies up a notch with espresso, black pepper and a touch of cinnamon.  Adding black pepper brings a hint of spice and a flavour profile that’s both subtle and complex.   I…

Salted Caramel Chocolate Pepita Squares

Salted Caramel Chocolate Pepita Squares

I originally planned this vegan salted caramel and chocolate squares as a Valentine’s Day recipe, but now that I’m looking at the pictures these would be perfect for St. Patrick’s Day.  The pepita seeds (pumpkin seeds) bring the leprechauny green and are also responsible for the…

Cranberry-Stuffing Savoury Holiday Cupcakes

Cranberry-Stuffing Savoury Holiday Cupcakes

Whether it is Chrismas or Thanksgiving, stuffing  has always been my absolute favourite part of the traditional holiday feast. Literally I remember filling my plate with so much stuffing my mom would need to remind me to save some for the rest of the family.  This…

Chocolate Candy Cane Pretzel Bark

Chocolate Candy Cane Pretzel Bark

With the first day of December comes the first holiday recipe; vegan chocolate candy cane pretzel bark!  Think of it of as a salted caramel hot chocolate getting together with a peppermint mocha…a chocolaty, heavenly marriage of salty and sweet!  I seriously recommend making this…

Mayan Chocolate Chia Pudding

Mayan Chocolate Chia Pudding

Mostly sweet with a little bit of spice and everything nice!  That could describe me (ha!) or this vegan chocolate chia pudding recipe…which I love.   Chocolate, cinnamon and a hint of cayenne change up the classic chocolate pudding recipe.  It’s a great weeknight dessert…

Lemon-Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

Lemon-Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

It’s the kick-off of the holiday season today: the Toronto Santa Claus Parade + decorating our Christmas Tree.  It was also extremely cold when I woke up with the tiniest bit of snow outside.  All these factors combined I decided some decadent baking was in order!…

Vegan Gingerbread House Extravaganza

Vegan Gingerbread House Extravaganza

Decorating homemade gingerbread houses is a holiday tradition in my family.  I think we made them every single year when I was little. My mom would bake copious amounts of gingerbread and my Dad would play amateur architect constructing the houses with melted sugar. My sister…

Christmas Pudding [No-Bake, Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Christmas Pudding [No-Bake, Vegan, Gluten-Free]

This Christmas pudding is: super easy to make only 5 ingredients HEALTHY naturally sweetened with fruit no-bake gluten-free vegan The hardest part is leaving it overnight to set! You could probably leave it for a minimum of 3 hours if you really can’t wait 😉…

Ranking the Best Vegan Ice Creams of 2021

Ranking the Best Vegan Ice Creams of 2021

Today, we’re checking one of the most delicious vegan treats – vegan ice cream! Vegan ice cream is a popular alternative to the traditionally dairy-based frozen food. You don’t have to miss out on this tasty treat. We’re going to show you many delicious alternatives…

Chocolate Acai Raw Cake

Chocolate Acai Raw Cake

Making and decorating raw cakes is so fun and therapeutic – it can be time-consuming, but it really is a labour of love. Chocolate acai raw cake This raw cake features a chocolate base, and a creamy acai filling. Acai, in case you didn’t know,…

Strawberry nicecream with chocolate macadamias

Strawberry nicecream with chocolate macadamias

I made the chocolate covered macadamias by coating the macadamias in a raw chocolate and let them set in the fridge. I’d never had chocolate covered macadamias before but this will definitely be something I’m going to make again, we loved these crunchy chocolatey nuts!…

Mummied Bananas

Mummied Bananas

We are getting into the Halloween spirit here at the Vie De La Vegan household. Halloween isn’t a widely celebrated event here in Australia, but being as interested in the supernatural world These mummied bananas were an easy and healthy dessert we made together. Just…

Raw Apple Pie in a Jar

Raw Apple Pie in a Jar

Raw apple pie, served in a jar, with luscious coconut cream on top <3 Raw apple pie One thing that I just could not get out of my head for this salad jar competition was that I NEEDED TO USE MY SPIRALIZER. Seriously, it’s just…

5 ingredient vegan lemon cheesecake

5 ingredient vegan lemon cheesecake

So I went grocery shopping thinking, ok, I’m going to make a lemon cheesecake. I need some macadamias and some lemon and maybe some agave, and some almonds and dates for the base too. Then I got home and unpacked my groceries and remembered I…

Raw Vegan Mango Cheesecake

Raw Vegan Mango Cheesecake

I made a pretty basic modification to my 5 ingredient lemon cheesecake – I left out the lemon and added mango. And that’s it. Just almonds and medjool dates for the base, and mango, bananas and coconut oil for the cheesecake. It sounds pretty stupid…

Vegan Caramel Mud Cake. Star Wars Birthday Cake.

Vegan Caramel Mud Cake. Star Wars Birthday Cake.

I turned to Google and found a variety of caramel mud cake recipes that were virtually all the same. I chose this caramel mud cake recipe to veganise. But then how to make a Star Wars themed cake? Thank you Pinterest, you are a lifesaver…

Vegan Grilled Banana Split

Vegan Grilled Banana Split

Grilled banana halves. Homemade creamy coconut icecream. Sugar-free chocolate drizzle. A sprinkle of chopped walnuts. (Full disclaimer: we actually ate this for lunch. Such is the life for my little recipe testers 😀 ) By the way, apologies for the melty icecream photos…it probably was…

Raw Choc Beet Cake

Raw Choc Beet Cake

Chocolate and beetroot are like best friends. They always have a good time when they hang out together! (Actually, chocolate seems to be friends with everything…orange, strawberries, bananas, macadamias, even chilli…). Chocolate and beetroot really had a fun time in this raw choc beet cake…