HOMEMADE VEGAN BUTTER {dairy free, gluten free, soy free, vegan}

I cannot explain my EXCITEMENT to share this vegan butter recipe!

Pre-vegan, I was a butter lover. I loved it on toast, sandwiches, crumpets, baked potatoes, scones, potato cakes.. you name it. So it’s been an aim of mine to re-create a vegan butter for a while now, and I’ve finally nailed it!

Personally, I don’t like using the supermarket hydrogenated spreads and margarines too often. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with them (in fact they’re brilliant in baking) but I actually don’t think they taste very buttery when spread on toast, etc! Therefore, I wanted to create a slightly healthier buttery alternative – and here it is!

How about spreading some of this vegan butter on a warm slice of my Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread? Mmm.

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CHEWY PEANUT BUTTER BALLS {vegan, gluten free}

Peanut Butter Balls

These 4 ingredient Chewy Peanut Butter Balls are the BEST energy booster! Chewy, sweet + filling = everything you need in a snack. If you like peanut butter, then these are definitely for you! They’re the perfect plant based snack, totally vegan, gluten free and soy free.

They take a total of about 10 minutes + require only 4 super simple ingredients! These tasty peanut butter balls are so easy to make and require absolutely no baking at all! You can store them in your fridge or freezer so you have a quick and tasty snack for whenever you get peckish. You’ll be thankful you made them when that 4pm afternoon slump hits.

Peanut butter is life. Fancy some more peanut butter themed treats? You’re in luck! What about trying my No Bake Peanut Butter Oaty Bars or my Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars?

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CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER BARS {vegan, gluten free}

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

There’s nothing better than peanut butter and chocolate, right? These no-bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars are SO delicious, as well as being ridiculously easy to make! They’re totally vegan, flourless and gluten free – making them the most perfect sweet treat to suit pretty much everyone. Not only are they really tasty, they’re also super satisfying.

I love using coconut flour – the texture is so perfect for these kind of no-bake treats! It makes the bottom layer just like the inside of Reese’s peanut butter cups.. YUM.

If you make these, please do make sure to either comment below or tag me in your photo on Instagram using @ginabnutrition or #ginabnutrition – I absolutely love to see your recreations!

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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE FREEZER COOKIES {vegan, gluten free}

Double Chocolate Freezer Cookies

I have to admit, these Double Chocolate Freezer Cookies are incredible! They’re so simple to make but so so tasty. I adore the chewy chocolatey-ness when eaten straight from the fridge/freezer. These freezer cookies are totally vegan and gluten free, and so quick to make!

These Chocolate Freezer Cookies are made with the simplest ingredients; nut butter, coconut oil, cocoa powder, oats.. the typical plant based staples! They’re a super satisfying snack and will keep you full until your next meal. I highly recommend adding in cacao nibs, the bitter crunch of them go amazingly with the chewiness of the cookie.

I seriously love freezer recipes, they’re so much more fun to make and far less complicated than recipes that require baking.. you can’t really go wrong with them! What’s not to love?! Fancy trying some more of my No Bake recipes? How about my Chocolate Chip Tahini Fudge or my Chocolate Popcorn Bars.

If you make these Double Chocolate Freezer Cookies, please make sure to either comment below or tag me in your recreations on Instagram/hashtag #ginabnutrition because I seriously LOVE to see them! It makes my day.

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CHOCOLATE CHIP TAHINI FUDGE {vegan, gluten free, nut free}

Hi guys! I’ve been wanting to share this recipe with you for AGES (if you haven’t already noticed on Instagram..) and now I’m free of studying I finally can! These cute lil fudgey bites are SO chewy + sweet, which contrasts deliciously to the slight bitterness of the tahini (trust me, it works). It also happens to be totally vegan and gluten free, oh and there’s a nut free option too! Hooray! Make sure to tag me in your recreations on Instagram @ginabnutrition or hashtag #ginabnutrition as I LOVE to see them!

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CREAMY RASPBERRY SMOOTHIE PARFAIT {vegan, gluten free}

This breakfast parfait is SO delicious. It’s sweet, creamy, refreshing, crunchy and super satisfying. It may look impressive, but it only requires minimal effort! Honestly! It took me a total of 5 minutes to whip up. It’s a totally vegan breakfast and naturally gluten free. Packed with antioxidants, healthy fats, fibre + omega 3s, it’ll power you through your busy morning and will keep you feeling healthy and vibrant. No more dull bowls of cereal around here.

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