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Bamboo Vegan Interview

Bamboo Vegan Interview

We recently completed this Bamboo Vegan interview and want to share it with our readers. As of this moment Bamboo Vegan is Greece’s only exclusively vegan shop and bakery. They are located in Athens and we love shopping there! Whenever we go there we are greeted with Fotis and Elisavet’s down to earth personalities, warm smiles and genuine conversation. These people are beyond awesome so whether you live in Greece or are planning to visit you should stop by and say hi! We wanted to interview them for our blog to share their story and give you a glimpse of the incredible people they are.

Like them on Facebook and visit their store in Athens located at Zoodochou Pigis 8- 10 & Solonos. Only 5 minutes by foot from the Panepistimio metro station.

Bamboo Vegan Interview with Greece's Exclusive Vegan Shop Continue reading Bamboo Vegan Interview

Cacao Hazelnut Cream

cacao hazelnut creamThis cacao hazelnut cream is a spoonful of heaven! We love chocolate flavored creams but we prefer using cacao powder to achieve them. Here is how it’s done:

In a bowl or blender add in the following order and blend until smooth:

Vegan Lasagna Sauce

Vegan Lasagna Sauce

Let’s take the first step in creating a vegan lasagna: vegan lasagna sauce!

Here’s what you need to do: Continue reading Vegan Lasagna Sauce

Hazelnut Cream Filled Cookies – Eggless

Cacao Hazelnut Cream Filled Cookies

They are so soft, puffy, creamy and amazing! The kind of cookie that almost melts in your mouth! Almost 😉 Imagine a sugar cookie… the perfect sugar cookie… but filled with cream! That’s exactly what our hazelnut cream filled cookies are!

Prepare your cream, we used a Cacao Hazelnut Cream

Pre-heat the oven to 190° Celsius (375° F)

In one large mixing bowl add and whisk: Continue reading Hazelnut Cream Filled Cookies – Eggless

French Onion Dip – Vegan

french onion dip

This gluten free vegan French onion dip is one of our favorite recipes. It’s very simple and quick to make. If you have a high powered blender (similar to the Vitamix we use) this recipe takes about 5 minutes to make.  Add these ingredients in the following order into the blender: Continue reading French Onion Dip – Vegan

Salad with Spinach and Lettuce (for those who are not very fond of Spinach)

Salad with Spinach and Lettuce

Salad with spinach and lettuce? With winter starting and the flu all around us, I wanted to find ways for us to eat raw spinach. You eat it and you feel invincible! Popeye strong, full of energy and ready to do everything!

But… Continue reading Salad with Spinach and Lettuce (for those who are not very fond of Spinach)

Vegan Parmesan Cheese

Vegan Parmesan Cheese

It is not too difficult to make an amazing raw vegan Parmesan cheese! In a food processor or high powered blender add: Continue reading Vegan Parmesan Cheese

Cinnamon Hazelnut Cream

Cinnamon Hazelnut Cream gluten free vegan cream

This cinnamon hazelnut cream is suitable for any gluten free vegan gourmet dessert! However, you will likely need a high powered blender like a Vitamix for this one, but it’s worth it!

In this order, add:

  • 1/2 cup of vegan milk (soy milk, almond milk, hazelnut milk, etc.)
  • 1 cup of organic raw cane sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • dash of nutmeg

Blend these ingredients until smooth. Then add:

  • 1 cup of hazelnuts

Blend until smooth. This flavor is like entering a state of euphoria!

Cinnamon Hazelnut Cream

This cinnamon hazelnut cream works perfectly for our autumn in New York cream pie recipe!


Buckwheat Pancakes – Vegan & Gluten-Free!

Gluten-Free Vegan Buckwheat Pancakes

Let’s make some buckwheat pancakes! First, you have to mix your batter in a medium-large bowl:

  • 1 cup of buckwheat flour
  • 2 Tablespoons of raw cane sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt
  • dash of cinnamon

Whisk these dry ingredients until distributed evenly. Continue reading Buckwheat Pancakes – Vegan & Gluten-Free!

Chocolate Cream Cake! Vegan and Gluten Free

Chocolate Cream Cake

Yep it was good!

It has an amazing chocolate cream on top of the cake!

Oozing with cacao chocolate

Ingredients for the chocolate cream cake bottom (this is a relatively dry cake, and serves the purpose of being dry enough for the luscious cream that will cover it to create balance!):

dry ingredients of the cake: Continue reading Chocolate Cream Cake! Vegan and Gluten Free