Happy Vegan Thursday to you!
For round four of vegan thursday I whipped up an oldie but a goodie…
My favorite carrot mess topped with a fun new ingredient that I picked up this past weekend. Figs!
I’ve been tweaking the recipe a bit for my Spiced Carrot Puree which im thinking of giving a new name! Needs something a little more festive. Ideas?
Spiced Carrot Puree
2-3 medium carrots, chopped
1 banana, chopped
1/2 cup milk of your choice (soy, almond, rice, hemp)
2 tbsp peanut butter
1/2 packet of stevia
1 tsp agave
Pinch of nutmeg, cardamom and cinnamon.
In your food processor process carrots until finely shredded. Add your banana, milk, peanut butter, stevia, agave and nutmeg, cardamom and cinnamon and process again. Enjoy!
If your feeling adventurous you can add different spices like apple pie spice, pumpkin pie spice or chai spice. Aaaannd then you can add the toppings which is my favorite part. I love adding granola, nuts, fresh fruit, dried cranberries, bloobs, papaya or even rice cakes.
Okay so brownie points to all of you who guessed me new cookbook…
Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World… or VCTOTW.
Thank you Isa. I suppose it wasnt too challenging to guess which one it was, but im so excited to get baking. Next on my agenda are S’mores cupcakes. One of the things I really like about this book is how it has the cooking glossary in front of the book that goes through different types of flours, sugars and all kinds of substitutions. It also includes tip and tricks for trouble shooting and ideas about why your cupcakes turned out kind of funky. It’s a really fun book to look at to – if you get a chance flip through it!
A new favorite snack of mine, a sweet carrot shmeered with a huge glob of tahini. I finished off the last of my jar today! Boo 😦 But on the bright side it looks like a trip to my one of my favorite ethnic food stores is in order!
Quick post tonight! Ive got a valentine’s day card for spanish IV to finish and I have to track down some more Zumba music on iTunes.
Back tomorrow with a new product review.
Question of the day – Do you own VCTOTW?
Nicole is having a super yummy giveaway!