Chocolate Cookies with Hazelnuts

Chocolate Cookies with Hazelnuts

Chocolate Cookies with crispy pieces of hazelnuts and taste of chocolate will be a great snack for any occasion. These Chocolate Cookies with Hazelnuts are much healthier, because they are lactose-free, white refined sugar-free, and wheat flour-free. Enjoy them still warm from the oven with your afternoon tea or coffee.

Chocolate Cookies with Hazelnuts

Cookies are such a popular and easy sweet snack, consisting of the ingredients you almost always have at home. 5 ingredients and 30 minutes of your time and you will have healthy, delicious, and soft Chocolate Cookies with crispy hazelnut pieces.

Chocolate Cookies with Hazelnuts

These delicious cookies are:

  • Lactose-free
  • Chocolatey
  • Dairy-free
  • Chocolatey
  • Nutty
  • Crispy
  • Refined white sugar-free
Chocolate Cookies with Hazelnuts

Tips for making these cookies:

  • To combine the dough use your hands – knead, press, and combine it well.
  • However, if the dough seems too sticky or dry, add a little more flour or plant-based milk or melted coconut oil.
  • Sprinkle your hands with flour to avoid the dough sticking to your palms while making round cookie balls.
  • You can decorate cookies with hazelnut pieces, seeds, berries, or chocolate chips.

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Chocolate Cookies with Hazelnuts

TIME: 15 minutes preparing, 15 minutes baking | SERVINGS: 15

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 50g cocoa
  • 190g mixed oat and rice flour (you can use only oat flour as well)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 40g melted coconut oil
  • 100g coconut sugar
  • 60g chopped hazelnuts

Ingredients:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C degrees and line a baking paper over the pan.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl – flour, cocoa, baking powder.
  3. In a separate bowl add eggs, melted coconut oil, and sugar. I used a hand mixer to combine well, you can also use a spoon as well.
  4. Add the wet ingredients and stir slowly. You can use your hands to better combine, mix until you get a thick dough. If the dough seems too sticky or dry, add a little more flour or coconut oil, plant based milk or water.
  5. Mix chopped hazelnuts into the dough.
  6. Sprinkle your hands with flour to avoid the dough sticking to your palms and make round balls.
  7. Place the cookie balls on the prepared baking pan lined with baking paper.
  8. Take a fork and a glass of water, fold the fork into the water and gently press the balls. You can also do it with the palm of your hand.
  9. Bake the cookies for 12 – 15 minutes at 180C.

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Healthy Blueberry Muffins

Healthy Blueberry Muffins

These vegan, soft, and juicy blueberry muffins are very quick to cook and ready in 30 minutes. Great as a healthy snack, dessert with a cup of coffee or tea or breakfast on the go.

Healthy Blueberry Muffins

These Healthy Blueberry Muffins are full of juicy blueberries and soft bananas, very delicious, soft, and fluffy. These muffins are healthy because they contain only natural sweetener – honey, they are refined sugar-free, and white wheat flour-free.
You can top them with other berries or fruits, nuts, or pieces of chocolate.

Healthy Blueberry Muffins

These Healthy Blueberry Muffins are:

  • Vegan
  • Juicy
  • Refined sugar-free
  • Naturally sweetened
  • Super soft and fluffy
  • Easy and healthy snack
  • Perfect snack or for breakfast on the go
  • Ready in 30 minutes
Healthy Blueberry Muffins

What are the ingredients?

Oat and rice flour: I wanted to mix 2 flours together this time, I think rice flour gives more lightness and airiness, but you can only use oat flour. You can make the oat flour by yourself just blend the oats in a food processor or blender.

Ripe bananas: The perfect ingredient for baking muffins. Ripe bananas giving both the sweet taste and the texture of a muffin you need.

Greek-style or vegan plain yogurt: Try to use yogurt without flavor and sugar to avoid sweetening muffins with unnecessary unhealthy sweeteners.
You can choose any of your favorite yogurts – vegan, lactose-free, greek style, and plain.

Honey: This is one of my favorite healthy and natural sweetener, but you can also replace it with agave or maple syrup.

Baking powder and baking soda: These ingredients will help muffins to rise, stay puffier, and more visually beautiful.

Coconut oil: Helps muffins stay moister and softer.

Blueberries: You can use large blueberries or wild blueberries, as well as any other berries.

Healthy Blueberry Muffins

TIME: 10 min preparation, 20 min baking | SERVINGS: 7

Ingredients:

  • 80g oat flour (if you don’t have rice flour, you can use only oat flour – 150g)
  • 70g rice flour
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 90 ml greek style lactose-free or vegan yogurt
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil (melted)
  • 150g blueberries

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Prepare the muffin tins, grease them, and set them aside.
  3. Take a mixing bowl, and add all dry ingredients – oat and rice flour, baking powder, and soda. Combine all well.
  4. Mash the bananas with the fork, and add yogurt, coconut oil, and honey. Stir all together until you get a smooth mixture.
  5. Combine both mixtures, but do not overmix.
  6. Add ¾ of the blueberries, and slowly stir them in.
  7. Pour the batter into the muffin tins, and top it with more blueberries.
  8. Bake the muffins for 20-25 minutes at 180°C or until the toothpick comes out clean.

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Healthy Cherry Cheesecake No-bake

Healthy Cherry Cheesecake (No-bake)

Delicious no-bake vegan and refined sugar-free Healthy Cherry Cheesecake with a creamy cherry filling, and crunchy cookie base will be the perfect summer dessert.

Healthy Cherry Cheesecake No-bake

This cake is easy to make, because the main tool is blender where you process all the ingredients. Healthy Cherry Cheesecake with no baking has super creamy filling which sets up in the fridge in a couple of hours. Easy, delicious and healthy cake for any occasion.

Healthy Cherry Cheesecake No-bake

What tools do you need to make this cake?

  • Blender or food processor (to make the cake filling)
  • Cake tin (I used 20cm)
  • A mixing bowl (to process the cookie mixture with coconut oil)
Healthy Cherry Cheesecake No-bake

Notes and tips:

Instead of cherries, you can use strawberries, blueberries or other berries of your choice. You can use fresh or frozen berries, but defrosted and free of excess liquid.
You can use vegan plant-based or lactose-free Greek-style yogurt with no additional sweeteners to retain the natural taste of the cake. Coconut oil is the main ingredient for setting the filling in the fridge. This is the secret ingredient that helps to set the vegan cheesecake without agar-agar or gelatin. 
Cashews make the cake creamy. Soak cashews in hot water at least 10 minutes before using. The more you will soak the cashews the softer they will get and will be easier to blend them.
Healthy Cherry Cheesecake No-bake

Healthy Cherry Cheesecake is:

  • Creamy
  • No-bake
  • Lactose-free
  • Banana-free
  • Easy to make
  • Refined sugar-free
  • Healthy dessert
  • Vegan
Healthy Cherry Cheesecake No-bake

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Ingredients:

TIME: 15 min preparation, 4 hours to set | SERVINGS: 8

Base:

  • 200g sugar-free cookies
  • 70g coconut oil (melted)

Filling:

  • 230g cashews (soaked in a hot water for at least 30 minutes)
  • 110g lactose-free greek or plant based yogurt
  • 75g coconut oil (melted)
  • 150g cherries
  • 80g agave syrup or honey (adjust to taste)

Instructions:

  1. Make the base. Blend or crush the cookies. Add melted coconut oil stir together until combined.
  2. Take a cake baking tin and evenly spread over the cookie mixture, press it.
  3. Take a blender or food processor and add all ingredients – cashews, yogurt, coconut oil, agave syrup and cherries. Blend all until you get a smooth mixture.
  4. Pour over the mixture to the base and put the cake in the fridge to set for at least 4 hours.
  5. Decorate with more cherries or fruits.

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Healthy and Quick Banana Strawberry Cake

Healthy and Easy Strawberry Banana Cake

This quick and easy Strawberry Banana Cake is a juicy, soft, and sweet treat that you can bake whenever you have at home bananas and strawberries. Easy summer cake loaded with sweet bananas and juicy strawberries. The cake is vegan, refined sugar-free, and lactose-free.

Strawberry Banana Cake is totally sugar-free. I have used only natural sweetener – honey, which makes the cake healthier, but still sweet.

Healthy and Quick Banana Strawberry Cake

What are the main ingredients?

Bananas – Try to use very ripe bananas for maximum sweetness.
Strawberries – I recommend using fresh strawberries because they contain less water. However you can also use frozen strawberries, just make sure to thaw them before using them and get rid of the excess water.
Honey – You can also use agave, date, or maple syrup. Adjust the quantity of sweetener to your taste.
Oat flour – You can mix the flour with rice or buckwheat flour.

Healthy and Quick Banana Strawberry Cake

This Strawberry Banana Cake is:

  • Quick to make
  • Refined sugar-free
  • Easy to cook
  • Soft and juicy
  • Healthy dessert
Healthy and Quick Banana Strawberry Cake

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Healthy and Quick Banana Strawberry Cake

TIME: 10 min preparation, 30 min baking | SERVINGS: 16

Ingredients:

  • 100g oat flour
  • 3 ripped banana
  • 150g strawberries
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • Vegan chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Mash bananas with a fork, add eggs, coconut oil, and honey, and mix well.
  3. Mix the flour separately with baking powder and soda.
  4. Combine both mixtures together. You can add a bit more flour if you think the mixture too liquid.
  5. Chop strawberries and mix them into the mixture.
  6. Take a rectangular cake pan and spread it with baking paper.
  7. Pour in the cake mixture.
  8. Decorate with strawberry slices, chopped nuts, or chocolate chips.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes.

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Vegan Banoffee Cake

Vegan Banoffee Cake

This cake is like a sweet dream, crunchy cookies base covered with airy whipped cream, and loaded with sweet bananas and creamy peanut butter. Who could resist? Easy, sweet and so delicious Banoffee Cake will suit every occasion. It’s refined sugar-free, vegan, and lactose-free. 

Vegan Banoffee Cake

This Vegan Banoffee Cake is:

  • Sweet
  • No-bake 
  • Airy
  • Creamy
  • Vegan
  • Easy to make
  • Refined sugar-free
Vegan Banoffee Cake

What tools do I need to make this cake?

  • Hand mixer
  • Large bowl
  • Cake tin

What ingredients can be replaced in this recipe?

Peanut butter: You can replace with any other creamy nut butter.

Whipping cream: You can use other vegan or regular whipping cream.

Agave syrup: Can be replaced with honey, maple syrup or stevia, coconut sugar, cane sugar.

Vegan Banoffee Cake

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Vegan Banoffee Cake

TIME: 15 min preparation, overnight to set up| SERVINGS: 10

Ingredients:

  • 200g sugar-free cookies
  • 60g coconut oil (melted)
  • 2 big bananas
  • 60g creamy peanut or other nut butter
  • 250ml oat or another vegan whipping cream
  • 50g agave syrup or honey
  • 20g vegan chocolate
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice (squeezed from 1/3 of lemon)

Instructions:

NOTE: If you want to eat a cake right away, or do not want to wait that many hours, then take a glass bowl or bowl with the edges and make a cake in it and enjoy it as a dessert right away.

  1. Blend or crush the cookies. Add melted coconut oil stir together until combined. 
  2. Put the cookie mixture into a cake tin, evenly spread over and press it. 
  3. Peel and cut the bananas into slices, add lemon juice and mix well. Lemon juice will help them not turn black and dark, and avoid discoloration. 
  4. Spread the banana slices over the cookie base evenly.
  5. Cover the bananas with creamy peanut butter.
  6. Take a larger bowl, add whipped cream, and agave syrup. Whisk with a hand mixer until the mass is doubled and airy.
  7. Pour the whipped cream over the banana layer and refrigerate overnight to allow the cream to set. The top layer of the cake can still be liquid and creamy, but it’s acceptable.
  8. Decorate the cake with chocolate shavings.
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Easy and Healthy Coconut Cookies (Macaroons)

Easy and Healthy Coconut Cookies (Macaroons)

I have super easy and tasty cookie recipe for coconut lovers. Chewy and soft, easy and healthy Coconut Cookies or in USA called Coconut Macaroons are vegan, refined-sugar-free and flour-free.

All you need are 3 main ingredients that you may already have at home and 15 – 20 minutes of your time and these tasty Coconut Cookies can be yours.

Easy and Healthy Coconut Cookies (Macaroons)

What are the ingredients?

Shredded coconut – Try to use the best quality unsweetened shredded coconut or coconut flakes.
Egg – 1 regular egg.
Agave syrup – You can also use honey or any other healthy liquid sweetener of your choice.
Chocolate – You can use chocolate chips or chopped chocolate, try to use vegan and sugar-free chocolate. You can also add nuts or dried fruits into the batter.

Easy and Healthy Coconut Cookies (Macaroons)

How to store Coconut Cookies?

  • Easy and quick to cook
  • Only 3 main ingredients
  • Refined sugar-free
  • Lactose-free
  • Banana-free
  • Vegan
  • Dairy-free
Easy and Healthy Coconut Cookies (Macaroons)

Healthy Coconut Cookies are:

Store Coconut Cookies in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Easy and Healthy Coconut Cookies (Macaroons)

TIME: 10 min preparation, 10 – 12 min baking | SERVINGS: 10

Ingredients:

  • 70g shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp agave syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 30g vegan and sugar-free chocolate chips

Instructions:

  1. Whisk the egg, until it’s frothy.
  2. Combine the coconut, egg mixture, chocolate pieces and agave syrup. Stir until it gets sticky. Cover the pan with a baking sheet.
  3. Shape the coconut mixture into small balls and put to the baking paper or take a small amount of the mixture with the spoon.
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are slightly golden brown.

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