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Vegan oatmeal cookies

These cookies are so easy to bake that it wont take you more than 35-40 minutes. Without sugar, butter, eggs or milk…seems impossible…but yes, they are actually very yummy and very healthy.
Perfect for vegans, those who cannot take sugar or anyone who wants to eat something good, just for no reason at all 🙂
The appereance is similar to the ‘chips ahoy’ cookies, but I replaced the chocolate chips for dried cramberries.
The ingredients are:
200 gr oatmeal
3 tablespoons of olive oil
50 gr of agave syrup or sugar cane honey
Zest of one apple
A handful of dried cranberries (previously soaked in water for half an hour to hydrate them)
Pinch of salt
1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
Easy: in a bowl, mix well all the ingredients, then, with your hands, make the shape of the cookie: make a ball first and then flatten with your hand or a spoon lightly.
Put the cookies in the oven, preheated at 180ºC, for about 15 minutes.
Deep them into the vegetable milk to get the best taste 🙂

Done! Eat! Enjoy!
Have a good week ahead, see you soon,
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Baked peaches

A sweet recipe, but sugar free, easy, healthy and perfect to have like a snack…sometimes is really good to eat something sweet without calories right?
I´ve seen several recipes for baked peaches and this time I wanted to make my own; although we are not in the peaches season yet, I was lucky and I could find them at the grocery store in my neighborhood, but this recipe, perfectly can be made with canned peaches, they will give more sweetness to the recipe.
4 peaches
To make the sauce:
Orange juice
1/2 cup of water
a pinch of ground cinnamon
a pinch of ginger
a splash of cognac
To serve:
I think vanilla ice cream fits perfectly, but this time I wanted it to be a light recipe, so I used natural yogurt with sugar cane honey on top.
1º) Peel the peaches and cut them into wedges, then place them in the baking dish and sprinkle a teaspoon of olive oil on top. I also used rosemary sprigs. Put it in the oven at 190ºC for about 25 minutes.
2º) In another pan, mix the water, the orange juice, cinnamon, ginger and the cognac. Put it on low heat.
3º) When the peaches are ready, take them from the oven and sprinkle over them the orange juice sauce that you just made. Leave like this for about 5 minutes in the baking dish before serve them.
Time to serve…and eat!!! as I said before, I didn´t use sugar, although the peaches will be also nice as you sprinkle some brown sugar on top.
I hope you liked the recipe, you can make your own at home, as you can see is very easy and you can combine whith different ingredients.
Have a good week ahead…and see you soon!
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Crispy muffins with red berries

Hi everyone!
we are now in the middle of the summer, and I think  when we make homemade desserts, it´s a good idea to use seasonal fruits.
Today a delicious and healthy alternative to the traditional cupcakes. I hope you enjoy and you can get some good ideas to try at home 😉
Let´s start!
225gr self raising flour
85 gr polenta
75 gr brown sugar
150 gr butter
Lemon zest
1 egg
The juice of half a lemon
Mixed berries (blueberries, blackberries,…)
First, we mix the flour with polenta, sugar and butter in a food processor until we get a ´lumpy´dough
Then we add to the dough the lemon zest, the egg and the lemon juice; mix well until all the ingredients are integrated and we get a soft dough.
Next step, we add the fruits that we have chosen (I used in this case, cranberies and blue berries). Mix well with a spoon.
Now, fill the cupcakes molds generously with the dough and place in the oven 200ºC during 20 minutes.
and…there you are!!!…crispy in the outside and soft in the inside!!, as I said before this is a healthier alternative to the traditional cupcakes: red fruits have many antioxidant properties and polenta is highly nutritious cereal, low fat, contains potassium, manganese and some vitamins like B1 and B2.
I hope you try this simple recipe at home,
enjoy your weekend!!

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Vegan Custard with quinoa crumble

Hi everyone!
today´s recipe is super easy and healthy, perfect to enjoy this summer after a nice lunch or dinner.
My Custard´s recipe it´s a bit different from the traditional Custard: does not have, eggs, sugar or milk, perfect for vegans. It does not have many calories, it takes very little time to prepare (30 minutes) and it´s really delicious.
2 glasses of soy milk
vanilla extract
zest of one lemon
2 tablespoons half of agave syrup (or any other natural sweetener you like)
1 teaspoon curcuma
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 tablespoons cornflour
The crumble:
For the crisp:
1 cup quinoa
2 tablespoons agave syrup
1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder
We start mixing in a pan  soy milk, vanilla extract, lemon zest, agave syrup, cinnamon and curcuma. Let it boil then add the cornflour and cook for five minutes. Serve this mix in a glass  bowl and let it cool.
To make the crumble mix in a pan the quinoa, cocoa powder, raisins and finally the agave syrup; stir well for a couple of minutes until everything is well integrated. You just have to place the quinoa crumble on the top of the custard.
The crumble is optional and can always be replaced by pieces of cookies if you prefer. I hope you try this at home because is very easy, healthy and tasty.
I hope you have a good day, till soon,
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Energy bars

Hi all!
I really like today´s recipe, because it´s very easy to make and the results are tasty, natural and healthy.
The combination of the ingredients make this energy bars perfect to eat before going to practice any sport or help to recover our body after; also they are the perfect snack.
Here we go!!
Olive oil
A pinch of vanilla
A pinch of cinnamon
Chia seeds
Ground almond
Oatmeal (150 gr)
Sesame seeds
Apple sauce
To sweeten: Agave syrup, honey or brown sugar (as you prefer)
This time I´ve measured the quantities with a small plate (as you can see in the above picture).
We start mixing well all the ingredients, the we place the mixture into the mold or baking sheet; press the dough well, so it won´t get loose.
Place the mixture in the oven 180ºC for about 20-25 minutes.
We take it out of the oven and let the mix coll down for 10 minutes and after that, we can the dough carefully.
 We already have our own homemade energy bars!!
I recommend you to add the apple sauce to the mix before place them in the oven, since this will help for the bars to not fall apart or break when we cut them.
They are really yummie and you can also add any other seed that you like, chocolate chips or raisins.
By eating one of those we can get energy and many beneficts, for example:
* Chia seeds: protein, fiber, calcium, antioxidants, omega 3 fatty acids.
* Quinoa: Calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamins C and E among others.
* Sesame: fiber, vitamins, minerals.
I hope you try this at home, the result is really good.
Hope you have a nice day!
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Light donuts with orange juice and cinnamon

 Hi everybody!!
Today I would like to share a simple recipe for the time we feel like eating something sweet, but in a healthy way and almost without sugar. Light donuts with orange juice and cinnamon. Here we go!
– Orange juice (two squeezed oranges)
– Half a glass of olive oil
– Half a glass (or less) of brown sugar
Half a glass of milk or soy (I used soy in this case)
– A tablespoon of sweetener 
– A tablespoon of sodium bicarbonate
– Lemon zest
– Grated ginger
– Ground cinnamon
– Half a kilo of flour
Mix well all the ingredients. Start to add more flour if needed (when we see that the dough is difficult to handle).
To make the shape of the rolls: take a piece of the dough and make a ball with your hands, after that with your index finger, make a hole in the middle of the ball.
When all of them are ready on the oven tray, place them in the oven during 30 minutes 180ºC.

 Normally, this rolls or donuts are fried, but I think this one is a healthy alternative and they taste great!

I hope you try this at home!! See you soon!

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Oatmeal and sesame cookies

 Hi everybody, 
today I want to show you a super healthy and easy oatmeal and sesame cookies receipe. It desn´t take more than 30-35 min and they are delicious to snack.
There are many receceipes with oatmeal, (I really love it!), it is very healthy and it has many beneficts: digestive (very good for those who have a delicate stomach), rich in fiber and A, B and E vitamins. Minerals like calcium, iron and magnesium. It doesn´t have a lot of calories, so it´s perfect to have for breakfast, snack, etc.
On the other hand, sesame seeds have many proteins, unsaturated fats and it helps to reduce the cholesterol. Also they have calcium, iron, zinc and they are antioxidant.
ok, very simple, let´s start!!
The ingredients that we need are: (don´t say the exact amounts, in this case that depends on what you like)
 Peanut Butter
–  Honey
–  vanilla
–  Toasted sesame seeds
–  Oatmeal
–  Flour
–  Water
We mix two spoons of peanutbutter and the honey (also two spoons, depending n what you like). After that we add the oat (I use to put quita a lot) and the sesame seeds ( 3 or 4 big spoons)
Mix well, we can add a bit of water (1 or 2 spoons),and a spoon of flour wich  will help to get everything mixed.
When we have the dough ready, we can start shaping the cookies, with our hands we make a tight ball and then we push them to make it flat.

Put the cookies in the oven 170º preheated during 10-15 minutes.Let them cool down and ready to eat!!!

Well, that was pretty easy to make wasn´t it? You can also add other kind of seeds that you like, for example: lineseed, wheat bran, raisins…really tasty!!
I hope you enjoy them! See you soon!!