Amazing Apple Cinnamon Upside Down Cake

Vegan_Apple-Cinnamon-Upside-Down-Cake_SliceBefore I discovered my love for baking and cooking, I often did not know what to do with apples that I considered too ripe for my taste – I’m a very picky apple eater. Gosh, was I clueless back then! Nowadays, I use ripe apples to make homemade applesauce (great egg-, butter-, or oil replacer!) or other apple dishes such as banana apple chunks bread and apple cinnamon upside down cake. The recipe for the latter was inspired by a recipe published on Chef Chloe’s blog.
As always, I tweaked the recipe to meet my needs and wants, e.g. I lowered the sugar content and upped the fiber. Continue reading

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Ultra Tasty Vegan Banana Walnut Muffins (Low Sugar!)

Vegan_Banana_Walnut_MuffinsCalling all banana fans in search of the ultimate breakfast muffin! Your search is finally over, as I have just what you are looking for. This recipe makes the most moist and chewy vegan banana walnut muffins ever. These soft and crunchy muffins are not only extremely flavorful, but also packed with potassium, omega-3 fatty acids, and fiber; and thus these wholesome sweeties help lower the risk ofĀ osteoporosis, hypertension, stroke, kidney stones, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. Simply amazing!!! šŸ™‚

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Awesome Low-Sugar Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Mission: Bye Bye Sugar / Target: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Vegan_Oatmeal-Raisin_Cookies_Low-SugarRecently, a work friend of mine held a going-away party at the office. As I am always on the lookout for baking opportunities, I naturally offered to bake something for this special occasion. Since I was somewhat short on time and wanted to avoid potential baking fiascos, I decided to make my fail-proof vegan oatmeal raisin cookies. The cookies were a huge hit and I received multiple recipe requests; nonetheless, I was a little bit irritated with myself because I had not yet reworked the recipe to reduce its sugar content. Continue reading