Vegan Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Vegan Chocolate Chip Pancakes Gluten Free Dairy Free Recipe

I love making pancakes for Athanasia before she wakes up. I actually tried to bring these to her as breakfast in bed but she refuses to eat in the bedroom (smart girl, we wouldn’t want ants)! Recently Boutique Vegan sent us some of these amazing dairy free chocolate chips. We first used some of them in out vegan turtles recipe. Today we used them to make these awesome vegan chocolate chip pancakes!

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Vegan Pepper Jake Cheese

Vegan Pepper Jake Cheese Dip Recipe Dairy Free Alternative to Pepper Jack

I used to love melting some vegan pepper Jack cheese on a black bean burger back home, however, to my knowledge vegan pepper Jack cheese is not available here in Europe. So, I decided to make a vegan pepper Jack cheese of my own recently. I made one I was pretty satisfied with! After making it a few times though, I got a crazy idea to take it one step further after Boutique Vegan sent us this BBQ sauce. A whole new recipe was born: vegan pepper Jake cheese! Vegan pepper Jake cheese is mildly spicy with a hint of sweet and tangy underlying the obviously “cheesy” tone. Not only is this recipe quick and easy but it is another installment in our budget recipes category.

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Instant Strawberry Pudding

Vegan Instant Strawberry Pudding Recipe

It’s officially summer! During the summer, we like to use our oven less while coming up with easy snack ideas like this instant strawberry pudding. This recipe takes five minutes to make and is perfect for a hot summer afternoon snack. This pudding is even more enjoyable when it is served chilled.

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Vegan Turtles

Vegan Turtles Recipe Gluten Free Dairy Free Chocolate

We were recently sent a package full of goodies to try from Boutique Vegan. One of the items they sent us were these delicious vegan dark chocolate chips. It’s difficult for us to find chocolate chips we trust to be vegan here, so this was awesome! Recently Athanasia found this recipe for vegan turtles so she had to try it (she loves cute little things like these little vegan turtles). We adapted the caramel recipe to one that worked a lot better for us. We decided we would use some of the chocolate chips from Boutique Vegan to make this recipe.

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Food Photography Part One

Food Photography Tip & Tricks Part One

We might not be experienced photographers, but we love food blogging. I know some of you can’t read Greek (as one of our readers so humorously pointed out), so here is the translation of the food photography project we are working on. This will be a two part series of posts where we ask different food bloggers some questions about food photography. Most of the bloggers we have interviewed are here in Greece but one of them is from the United States coming up in part two. Let’s get started! Continue reading Food Photography Part One

Vegan Chai Ice Cream

Vegan Chai Ice Cream Recipe using Rebel Mylk

We recently received a package containing trial samples of some Rebel Mylk products in the mail. To our knowledge, these products are available in Europe and North America. Rebel Mylks are coconut based vegan milk products that do not contain any preservatives or artificial sweeteners.  We really enjoyed some of the Mylks they sent us. My favorites were the chai and banana flavored coconut mylks. Athanasia’s favorites were the chocolate and banana flavored coconut mylks. I have really wanted to make a vegan chai ice cream for a while now so having this chai mylk from Rebel Kitchen presented us with the perfect opportunity at the right time of year!

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Vegan Cheesesteak

Vegan Cheesesteak - Gluten Free Philly Style Recipe

Here it is, as promised in our recent vegan smoked cheddar cheese recipe: vegan cheesesteak!  This savory vegan sandwich can be made using homemade vegan cheese, condiments and gluten free vegan bread. Some people like this vegan sub style sandwich with or without condiments. If you like it without any condiments, it would be a good idea to make the vegan smoked cheddar cheese recipe using a little more oil. If you do like condiments, we have included a list of some of our most popular recipes below. Let’s get started:

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Vegan Dulce de Leche – Caramel Sauce

Vegan Dulce de Leche - Caramel Sauce

Recently one of our readers asked if we could make vegan dulce de leche – caramel sauce from our vegan sweetened condensed milk recipe. We came across this recipe (click here) and decided to try it. The end result was amazing! This recipe works and we were so pleased with it we wanted to share their recipe with our readers as well.

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Asparagus and Mushroom Pasta

Asparagus and Mushroom Pasta - Vegan and Gluten Free Recipe

Although asparagus season is almost over there is still time to make something creative using it. I made this asparagus and mushroom pasta and we both loved it! We thought it would be a good recipe to share in case anybody else is looking for asparagus ideas. Recently we posted our Vegan Tofu Parmesan Pasta recipe featuring the new Viofree/Violife vegan Parmesan cheese. That recipe was Jake’s idea so now it was my turn to use the new vegan Parmesan!

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Vegan Smoked Cheddar Cheese Dip

Vegan Smoked Cheddar Cheese Dip - Gluten Free and Nut Free

We usually make most of our vegan cheeses using almonds or cashews as the base ingredient. However, I wanted to try something different as a way of keeping the cost down when making vegan cheese. As a result this vegan smoked cheddar cheese dip recipe is made using chickpeas (garbanzo beans). The flavor is amazing and the recipe is simple. We have been making this delicious snack a lot since coming up with the recipe a few months ago now. Give it a whirl!

This vegan smoked cheddar works great as a spread or sandwich condiment as well. As you can see in the photos, we enjoyed it in a vegan “cheese steak” sandwich made using soy “steaks”. Click here for the vegan cheesesteak recipe!
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