Lavender & Date Shortbread Cookies – Vegan

This summer my son and I planted an herb garden on our deck. We planted chocolate mint, oregano, sage, rosemary, chives, basil and lavender. I’ve always used most of these herbs before when cooking but never the lavender. I decided it was time! We snipped the lavender and dried it for 2 weeks. I decided I would add the lavender to some shortbread cookies! I … Continue reading Lavender & Date Shortbread Cookies – Vegan

No Sugar, No Salt, No Flour, No Oil Banana Muffins.

Like muffins? You will love these! My dad and daughter found this recipe from Forks Over Knives and made these for us one day. Ever since these have been our go to muffins for when we have a sweet tooth but don’t want all that refined sugar. Add blueberries or non-dairy chocolate chips.   4 ripe bananas 2 cups oats, ground into flour 1/2 cup … Continue reading No Sugar, No Salt, No Flour, No Oil Banana Muffins.

Vegan Dark Chocolate Mint Patties 

Through the years as a special treat to my son I surprise him with a peppermint patty. I was so excited when I came across this recipe in one of my very favorite vegan cookbooks, the Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking. Today my son and I made these, and they were quite a treat! Very simple, yet so decadent. 3 cups shredded unsweetened coconut 2 Tablespoons maple syrup 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract … Continue reading Vegan Dark Chocolate Mint Patties