Raw vegan parfait

I wasn’t much of a sweet tooth before but it has been changing off late πŸ™‚ I guess I am not eating enough. I make my Banana Peanut butter ice cream quite often and it is a treat for less than 200kcal πŸ™‚ I am leaving to India to visit my parents, who currently live there πŸ™‚ I have taken my shots, so fingers crossed I don’t get sick there. With my near-empty pantry, I thought I would make something really cool before I leave. Made this amazing parfait,yep raw vegan, no sugar, gluten-free πŸ™‚ Let me know if you try it out πŸ™‚

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Am hooked to layering different flavors and making it look and taste amazing. This parfait has 7 layers.You could do 2 or 3 layers and repeat those layers.

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Layer 7: Tahini ice cream (Blend 1/2 frozen banana (slices) and 1 tsp of unhulled tahini )

Layer 6: Berry ice cream (Blend 1/2 frozen banana (slices), few frozen berries and 2 medjool dates)

Layer 5: Choco pistachios ice cream (Blend 1/2 frozen banana (slices),cacao powder and few pistachios)

Layer 4: Banana cashew cream (banana(1/2), cashew(1/2 cup-soaked overnight in water-drained ),maple syrup)

Layer 3:Β Choc pudding (Cacao powder,banana(1/2), avocado(1/2),maple syrup, salt)

Layer 2: Cashew berry cheese (cashew(1/2 cup-soaked overnight in water-drained ),frozen berries, maple syrup,2 medjool dates)

Layer 1: Almond meal
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My next post will be from India- My mum’s recipes-More Indian food πŸ™‚ Yum.

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Raw vegan Rainbow cheesecake

If you have been reading my posts, you will know by now how much I hate measurements. I usually go by judgement and probably that’s why I have NEVER EVER got a cake/bread right. πŸ˜› It changed today though. Made this Beau…tiful rainbow cheesecake πŸ˜€ Soak a big pack of cashews (400gms) overnight. I love raw veganism πŸ™‚ So easy to make yummy food. Only thing that keeps me away from being a raw vegan is the Indian in me-‘Curries’. I am thinking of going 50-50 and cutting oil completely. Back to recipe, scroll down πŸ™‚Β 

 

imageimageLayer 1: Cinnamon Carrot Layer:

Chop around 5 baby carrots (300gms) into chunks. Not too small/big-you need to process this. Add them to a food processor. Throw in dates depending on how sweet you want, a pinch of salt, a handful of almonds, 2 pinches cinnamon and process until they come together. If they don’t, add some maple syrup and it will. Line a spring form pan with baking paper and add the carrot layer. Freeze for an hour

Layer 2: Almond Peanut-butter Cacao Layer:

To the food processor, add dates (around-15),almond meal(>1.5 cups), some salt, 2 tbsp peanut butter,cacao powder(depending on your chocoholic nature) Layer this on top of carrot layer. Back this goes into the freezer

Layer 3:Berry cheesecake layer:

To the food processor, add 3/4th of the soaked cashews(drain and add them),add 1/2 cup frozen berries(more if you love sour taste), maple syrup/agave nectar, a pinch of salt and process until smooth and fluffy. I loved this layer.Add this on top of the cacao layer. Freeze this and wait for an hour for avocado cacao layer

Layer 4:Chocolate cheesecake layer:

To the food processor, add the rest of cashews(drain and add them), 1/2 to 3/4 th of an avocado, cacao powder, a pinch of salt, maple/agave nectar until fluffy. πŸ™‚ Β Top that on berry layer πŸ™‚ Freeze. Thaw before serving πŸ™‚

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Raw vegan Swirl Icecream-3 ingredients

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It is freezing in Sydney and guess what I am craving for- Ice cream πŸ™‚

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Made one with frozen banana slices and peanut butter. It was ‘THE’ best, I have ever had in my life πŸ™‚ I am going keep this post simple and short.

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You need to freeze banana slices-I always have them in my freezer. There is no specific measurement to how many banana slices you need and how much peanut butter you require. Into a steel blade food processor, you add frozen banana slices, peanut butter and blend them until it comes to ice cream consistency πŸ™‚ That is the white layer. Then you add cacao powder( to the blender ) depending on how chocolaty you like your brown layer to be. Blend for 30 seconds. Add that on top and that’s it πŸ™‚ Try to swirl with a tooth pick and put it back in the freezer for 5 mins and enjoy πŸ™‚

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Vegan Chocolate Pudding-only 6 ingredients

Raw vegan, Gluten-free, amazing, tasty, healthy, no sugar, list could go on, on and on πŸ™‚

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This is the easiest pudding. Only 6 ingredients πŸ™‚ -takes 5 mins to make. This was such a big hit today even with my non-vegan buddies. It is so light, fluffy pudding-the entire contents disappeared in seconds πŸ˜€ No one believed there was avocado in it. πŸ™‚

This serves:2-3, but 1 chocoholic could finish it πŸ˜›

  • Dates-5-6/more depending on sweetness you like
  • Medium Banana-3
  • Medium Avocado-1
  • Cacao powder-2-3 Tbsp-depending on how chocolaty you like
  • Peanut butter-1/4 cup-add more if you like
  • Almond milk/Water-to ease the blending process

Yep, put them all in to a blender. Add almond milk as you need and process until fluffy. Yummy pudding. Easy-isn’t it? Try this and let me know how you like it πŸ™‚ That tiny cup fills you πŸ™‚

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Fluffy Chocolate mousse

I am notΒ usually a sweet tooth person. But off-late, I have been craving for chocolate. Had avocado banana and cocoa in my pantry πŸ™‚ -that’s what you need to make yummy vegan mousse.

Ingredients:

  • Banana-1 big
  • Avocado-1 medium
  • Maple syrup-1 Tbsp
  • Coconut oil melted-1 tsp
  • Light coconut milk-2 Tbsp
  • Cashews-45 gms
  • 2 pinches salt
  • Raw cacao powder-3 Tbsp
  • 100 gms chocolate chips melted

Method:

  • Blend everything apart from the choc chips until fluffy and add to the melted chocolate chip mixture. Fold until they are mixed well, chill them for an hour/so and serve.
  • Top with Hazelnut meal
  • I was too tempted to taste it so had 2 spoonfuls before I realized I had forgotten to take a pic πŸ˜‰

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