Black Bean Brownie Cake

Black Bean Brownie Cake.  Just a little pan, just a little chocolate, just a little sweetness. This mini flourless cake is perfect for a treat any time of the day.  Black beans as the base for your brownies packs fiber and protein into a dessert, and the flavor is gooey good chocolate.  Yummy plus good is a great combination–who knew that dessert could have some nutritional value?   These brownies are vegan, gluten free and diary free, and are ready in 45 minutes.  Delish!

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Instant Pot French Apple Cobbler

Instant Pot French Apple Cobbler.  When you are in the mood for a dessert that has all the deliciousness of cobbler, this is the dish for you.  When prepared in the Instant Pot, you can toss all the ingredients into your bowl, and set it and forget it.  You will have delicious, creamy, fruity French Apple Cobbler in less than one hour.  Top with your favorite nice cream!  Perfect for that special treat, or fancy enough for the holiday dessert table.  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Vegan Banana Blackberry Bread

Vegan Banana Blackberry Bread.  Banana bread has always been a favorite in our house, but on a gluten free diet, bread is tricky.  When you have been used to the traditional banana bread, (like the one my mother used to make), it is hard to believe that you can actually have amazing, delicious banana bread…bread that is that is both vegan and gluten free.  How can you do that?

As I have discussed previously, a vegan and gluten free diet does not have to deprive you of yummy food that you loved before you changed your diet.   I have often found with gluten free baking, that the bread doesn’t rise as much as traditional bread so the bread doesn’t seem as light and fluffy.  If you don’t add eggs, that problem is even worse.

No worries though–there are solutions for those problems. Baking soda, baking powder, salt and applesauce–yes, those are the tricks.  This bread is light, fluffy and so moist.  The weather is bad everywhere today, but you can warm up the house with the oven and indulge yourself –this is treat that you deserve. Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.

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