I'm back!

Hey everyone! 

Oh boy has it been a long time since I've been on here. A lot has happened!

As you may or may not know, I started a YouTube channel with my beautiful friend Jessi Lucatorto called Sweet Eats where we show you how to make yummy & healthy desserts, snacks, breakfasts etc. 

Here is a link to our most recent video where we show you how to make a healthy, dairy-free Spiced Gingerbread Latte: 

 https://youtu.be/3uIlN7dHUyQ

 

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I also split my GlazedandConfused IG with Sweet Eats: 

www.instagram.com/SweetEatsRecipes

 

I will I'll be posting the recipes on here as well. If you have any recommendations or requests, please feel free to leave them in the comments! I'm happy to make any type of dessert into a healthy one JUST FOR YOU!

 

Happy Friday!  

Vegan Pancakes

Hellooo foodie lovers! 

Anyone else enjoying this rain today? All I want to do is cuddle up with a good book and some PANCAKES! 

The other day a friend of mine asked me if I knew a good vegan pancake recipe so I tried out a few recipes, made lots of substitutions and tweaked a few ingredients til I fell in love. These babies are PERFECT. Trust me when I tell you.  

Theyre super fluffy and tasty. Try for yourself! 

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Recipe makes 3 medium sized pancakes so it serves 1. If you want to make these for you and a friend, double the recipe. 

 

INGREDIENTS

1/2 Cup+2 Tbsp Gluten Free Flour (or any flour of your liking) 

1 Tbsp Coconut Sugar or 1/2 Tbsp Agave/Honey (optional) 

1/2 Tbsp Baking Powder

1/4 Tsp Salt

1/2 Cup Almond Milk (or any non-dairy liquid)

1/2 Tsp Vanilla Extract

DIRECTIONS

1. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, sweetener, baking powder and salt. In a separate bowl, mix together almond milk and vanilla extract.  

2. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix just until combined. Careful not to over mix! 

3. Heat a griddle or pan on the stove at a low-medium heat and spray with a non-stick cooking spray. Pour batter to whatever size pancakes you prefer. Cook until the edges look dry and when it begins to bubble, flip. Cook for another minute or two.  

ENJOY! 

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Vegan Chocolate Crepes Stuffed With Paleo Caramelized Bananas

Hello Healthy!!

These Vegan Chocolate Crepes are to die for! The only thing that would make them better are Paleo Caramelized Bananas. Oh wait.. GOT EM!  

This recipe serves 3-4 people or 2 very hungry people.  

If you're having friends over and want to impress them with a beautiful and secretly healthy breakfast, make these! 

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This recipe makes 12-16 6-inch crepes (3-4 people.)

For 1-2 people, divide recipe in half. 

 

INGREDIENTS

For The Crepes: 

1 Cup non-dairy liquid (I used almond milk)  

**Note** you may need more almond milk if the batter is too thick

3 Tablespoons Agave (Can be substituted with maple syrup or any sweetener of your choice)  

1 Cup Gluten-Free Flour (I used GF Oat Flour) 

 1/4 Cup Cacao Magic Superfood Powder (Can be substituted with Unsweetened Cocoa Powder)

1 Teaspoon Baking Powder

1/2 Teaspoon Salt  

 

For the Paleo Caramelized Bananas: 

2 Large Slightly Green Bananas (if they are slightly ripe, that's okay)

3 Tablespoons Coconut Oil

2 Tablespoons CacaoBee Honey OR any honey of your choice 

1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon  

A Pinch Of Salt

 

DIRECTIONS

 For the Crepes:

1.  In a large bowl or a small blender, blend all ingredients together and place batter in the refrigerator and allow to thicken for 5 minutes. The battery should be very liquidy. If it is not, add more liquid and blend. 

2. Once it's ready, heat a small sauce pan and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Poor about 1/4 cup of the batter into the pan and swirl the pan around until the batter makes an evenly coated circle. Let cook for 2 to 3 minutes and flip. Cook the other side for another 1 to 2 minutes. Then place the crepes on a plate while you make your caramelized bananas.

 

For the Paleo caramelized bananas

 1. In a medium sauce pan, turn the heat on low and add the coconut oil and honey. Mix a bit until they are both melted.

2. Slice both bananas in half inch thick pieces. Put the bananas in the pan. Sprinkle the bananas with cinnamon and salt. Wait 3-4 minutes or until the bananas are Caramelized on one side. Then toss the bananas around in the pan until they are all flipped over. Cook again for 3-4 minutes. 

3. Put the banana mixture into each crepe and fold them up. Serve and enjoy! 

 

Coconut Macaroons (dairy, gluten & wheat-free)

Hi friends! Are you having the best year yet? GOOD IM GLAD! 

I've been working on perfecting my coconut macaroon recipe (not the kind with the shell) and I FINALLY DID IT! Oh and... They're health-ified . And they still taste sinful. Does it get any better than that? They stay soft and slightly crunchy on the outside. 

This recipe makes about 25 golf ball sized macaroons. To store these, leave in an airtight container but leave the top slightly open so they stay a little crispy. 

 

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INGREDIENTS:

2 Cups Unsweetened Shredded Coconut (I used medium Shredded from Whole Foods- the smaller the shreds, the better)

1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar (can be substituted with Coconut Sugar) 

3 Tablespoons Coconut Flour  

1/4 Cup Coconut Oil, melted

1 Whole Egg + 2 Egg Whites, room temp

1/4 Cup Coconut Cream (can be substituted with any dairy-free product) 

1/4 Teaspoon Salt

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

 

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat your oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with a Silpat or parchment paper. Set aside.  

2. In a large bowl or a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, mix together the shredded coconut, sugar, flour and salt until combined.  

3. In a separate bowl, mix together the coconut oil, eggs, coconut cream and vanilla. Add this wet mixture to the dry mixture and mix until smooth. 

4. With a spoon or a small cookie scoop, scoop up about 2 Tablespoon sized balls and place about 1 inch apart on the baking sheet. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until the macaroons are golden brown.