Recipes

carrot cake

Recipe: Vegan Carrot Cake

It’s difficult to find a good recipe for carrot cake. It’s even more difficult to find a vegan recipe that doesn’t use some obscure egg or butter substitute.

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Getting Balanced: Dairy-Free Vegan Ice Cream

How about a healthier alternative to ice cream? Freeze 4 bananas and run them through the blank screen of your juicer or blend in a food processor. Fold in a half a cup of chopped walnuts, a half a teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice and sweetener of your choice. Top with walnuts and/or shredded coconut. Enjoy without guilt!

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Recipe: Gluten-Free Indonesian Banana Pancakes

Aunt Ketut’s delicious Indonesian banana pancakes! Makes 3-4 gluten-free pancakes.

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Getting Balanced: Chicken Salad with Radish, Scallions & Almonds

An unbelievably delicious salad! Roast 2 bunches of radishes and scallions for 10 minutes. Fold in one pound of cooked chicken, a half cup of chopped almonds, a half cup of chopped mint and 2T of lime juice. Yum!

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Recipe: Raw Oatmeal Chocolate Balls

Looking for a good snack to satisfy your sweet tooth? Try these vegan oatmeal chocolate balls! They are both delicious and healthy.

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Pickled garlic

Recipe: Pickled Garlic

Pickled garlic is a healthy, crunchy snack that won’t leave you with bad breath.

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Recipe: Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Waking up early in the morning to cycle is not easy. Neither is finding a healthy breakfast on the road. Most places serve fried chicken, rice or noodles, but there comes a time when a greasy meal is not appealing and you want something healthy and filling. So we came up with a solution!

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Kedah,Malaysia,Serdang

Recipe: Bengkang Pandan

For the past few days we have been staying with a Malay family. Every night they make a traditional Malay dessert, called Bengkang pandan cake. We had to get the recipe and share!

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Recipe: Polish Chocolate Cake

You wouldn’t expect to learn how to make Polish chocolate cake in Malaysia, but that’s exactly what happened at Kebun Kaki Bukit (Foothill Farm).

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Recipe: Base Gede

The only thing I love more than eating good food is learning how to make it so I can relive my gluttony in the future. Indonesians use simple ingredients to create incredibly complex flavors.

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sopes

Recipe: Sopes!

What are sopes?  I had the same question for my friend, Maria, who said she was craving them one day while we were working at the St. Regis.  Here’s how she explained this Mexican delicacy: fried masa flour cakes topped with refried beans, lettuce, tomato, onion, avocado, feta cheese and a special homemade green chili sauce.

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raw vegan gluten-free key lime pie

Recipe: Raw, Vegan, Gluten-Free Key Lime Pie

Our friend Cherish, who works at The Garden Café at Common Ground, is an amazing baker.  She focuses on creating healthy desserts that are either raw, vegan, gluten-free or all of the above.  I had to have her over so she could share one of her amazing recipes.

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