Now that the Tremendous Bowl is over, it is time to give attention to treats for Valentine’s Day! Naturally that is certainly one of my favorite events of the yr – not for the jewelry or the flowers, however for the chocolate and desserts and all the pieces pink! haha. Immediately, not solely do I’ve a 2 nice recipes to share with you, I’ve a tremendous uncooked chocolate GIVEAWAY that’s open to Canada and the US. This one will blow your thoughts and I am so excited to offer it.
I will be sharing a bunch of nice uncooked vegan recipes main as much as Valentine’s Day so keep tuned, and ensure to subscribe if you have not already (on the fitting aspect underneath my picture).
Immediately’s recipes are each vegan smooth serves – however with a particular major ingredient that to date one one has guessed on Instagram. One is made with carob and the opposite with cacao. Carob has gotten so misplaced within the combine through the years. Whereas it is usually used as a chocolate substitute, I am positive we will all agree that nothing can compete with chocolate. That being mentioned, carob is such a tremendous meals in itself. I prefer it a lot that I wrote an entire e-book on carob recipes. Lets deliver carob again! If you have not had it earlier than, then you need to give it a attempt – It is a tree pod that’s dried and floor (you should purchase it both uncooked or roasted). It is extremely excessive in fiber, filled with minerals, low in sugar (though is nice), low in energy, and has NONE of the stimulant results that cacao has, so once more, its a pleasant different in that sense. I’ve chewed on carob pods straight from the tree – they’re actually scrumptious! A word: I like to recommend avoiding carob chips as a result of they’re made with sugar and dangerous oil. Stick with the powder and make your individual treats with it.
There is a secret ingredient in these vegan smooth serves. Here is a touch: its uncommon! NO banana, nuts, coconut, or avocado.
After I shared the pic on Instagram earlier at the moment and requested folks to guess the key ingredient, I received all types of nice solutions – however one one received it proper! Individuals guessed: avocado, cauliflower, beans, candy potato, black beans, aquafaba, pumpkin, and the record went on. It was enjoyable. What’s your guess? (earlier than wanting).
With all of the meals intolerances and preferences as of late, I believed I might do some one thing totally different that the same old banana primarily based smooth serve – lets get actual – not everybody likes bananas, and there is not any hiding its robust style! We have all achieved the avocado pudding/smooth serve (adore it!), utilizing coconut milk is one other frequent one however once more, lots of people cannot have coconut. After which there are the parents who cannot have nuts, so that is an choice for you too.
Drum roll… this is the recipe…
Yup I’ve used cooked and frozen butternut squash because the star. It makes for a terrific smooth serve as a result of its tremendous creamy and fairly impartial tasting. In addition to all of that, it is filled with vitamins and fiber, so eat up!
Vegan Chocolate Comfortable Serve
1 half of cups cubed cooked and frozen cubed butternut squash
1/three cup almond milk* – for nut free use coconut milk OR water
half of cup pitted medjool dates
three tablespoons cacao powder**
half of teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons tahini – or almond butter
6 massive ice cubes
Mix all however the ice cubes in a excessive pace blender (it could actually have a bit a chunks in it at this level). Now add the ice cubes and mix till utterly easy. Eat instantly. Serves 2.
*Be aware: I solely know what that is like with contemporary uncooked almond milk that I make myself. I extremely advocate making it your self too. There is a recipe in my Sweetly Uncooked Desserts ebook, and in any other case there are numerous on-line. The stuff within the retailer, even when its unsweetened, is fairly gross in taste and texture and the ingredient record is not so scorching. I solely like to make use of it in baking often.
**I’ve made it three instances and for the one in my pics I did not notice till after the truth that I used 2 tablespoons as a substitute of three. This is the reason it has an orangey tint to it.
Vegan Carob Comfortable Serve
three/four cup cooked/cubed/frozen butternut squash
5 massive dates
1/three cup almond milk or water
1/three cup carob powder
1/four teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon tahini or almond butter
6 massive ice cubes
Mix all however the ice cubes in a excessive pace blender. Add the ice and mix once more till utterly easy. Eat instantly. Seves 2.
It is all concerning the toppings…
I sprinkled Rawmio uncooked chocolate coated sunflower seeds on prime together with chocolate coated mulberries (all of the little sections of mulberries coated in uncooked chocolate).
These are AMAZZZING! Tremendous crunchy as a result of the seeds are sprouted and dehydrated first (which additionally makes them extra simply digested).
For the chocolate drizzle
2 tablespoons coconut nectar
2 tablespoons coconut oil*
2 tablespoons cacao powder, sifted
1 -2 teaspoons heat water
Whisk all components collectively over a bowl of scorching water to ensure it stays fluid. If you’re utilizing maple syrup it is going to be a however extra runny, so you could want much less water. Play and are available to the consistency you want. *(Attempt 1 tablespoon of almond butter or tahini if you cannot have coconut).
I dressed this one with:
Rawmio uncooked vegan chocolate coated almonds
Rawmio chocolate sunflower seeds
Rawmio chocolate mulberries
Uncooked coconut flakes
Talking of Rawmio, this excellent natural uncooked vegan firm is gifting away a tremendous Valentine’s Day deal with to certainly one of my fortunate readers!
If you have not heard of Rawmio, go examine them out. I am an enormous fan and have been having fun with their merchandise for years. The cool factor is that they’re consistently bringing out new merchandise! There are a bunch of issues that I’ve my eye on to attempt just like the cookie dough unfold! They’ve superb uncooked chocolate bars and chocolate barks too.
Immediately Rawmio is gifting away a jar of their Uncooked Superfood Unfold!
It is a stone floor mix of almonds, goji berries, chia seeds, coconut sugar, vanilla bean powder, and Himalayan salt. Assume one of the best almond butter you’ve got ever had with yummy issues in it. A jar of this did not final lengthy in my home!
Not solely that… they’ve gifting away a whole TRAY of their NEW FILLED uncooked chocolate hearts. I have not even tried them but. I am dying to attempt them as I understand how superb they’re going to be similar to all their different merchandise.
This complete tray folks! You get all 54 stuffed uncooked vegan chocolate hearts!
Please word that this contest is open to the US and Canada, nonetheless if you’re Canadian you’ll have to pay for the delivery, so by getting into the competition you’re agreeing to that. Will probably be shipped from Rawmio within the US.
I will use a random quantity generator to select the winner and the competition will run till February 12th at midnight to allow them to be shipped out to you on Monday.
You most full BOTH of those to be thought of for the win:
- Go away a remark and inform me, what’s your favorite Valentine’s Day deal with?
- “Like” Sweetly Uncooked Desserts HERE on Fb
And that is it!
Be aware: this giveaway is closed. The winner is Brittany Godorov. Thanks everybody for collaborating!
Better of luck guys, I am unable to wait to see what your favorite VDay deal with is.
Right here, I took among the rawmio superfood unfold and combined it with an equal half melted coconut butter to create an unimaginable filling for these chocolate cups!
Wishing you a terrific week!
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