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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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE FREEZER COOKIES {vegan, gluten free}

Double Chocolate Freezer Cookies

I’m not lying to you when I tell you 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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SPICED VEGAN FRENCH TOAST

So I have to admit, I’m kinda obsessed with this recipe. I can’t stop making it! I used to love french toast when I was younger (or as my Dad used to call it: ‘eggy bread’..) but never did I think this classic could be veganised. But here we are, and it’s absolutely delicious! Seriously – you won’t believe it’s not made with egg. The magic ingredient is ground flaxseed, which I often use to make ‘flax eggs’ in my recipes. It thickens beautifully to create a thick, egg-like substitute.

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RASPBERRY BLONDIES {vegan, gluten free}

So I’m aware I haven’t posted a new recipe in a while.. if I’m being honest, I’ve had a bit of a lack of motivation for blogging. But, I’m back and I’m SO excited to share these AMAZING raspberry blondies with you all – seriously, they’re so delicious. I can’t stop eating them! They’re moist, fluffy, tart, and perfectly sweet. Totally vegan, gluten free and soy free – you have to try them. Tag me in your pictures or hashtag #ginabnutrition because I LOVE to see your creations!

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GOOEY PUMPKIN BROWNIES {vegan, gluten free}

These brownies are to die for! So gooey, decadent and delicious. The key to that gooey texture? PUMPKIN. Yep! Pumpkin puree is the base to these brownies – and the result is just glorious! They’re totally vegan and gluten free – and so tasty heated up with a generous serving of vegan ice-cream/yoghurt. The perfect wintery dessert! Make sure to tag me @ginabnutrition or hashtag #ginabnutrition on Instagram so that I can see your creations!

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