Personal Chocolate Olive Oil Cakes with Cinnamon Espresso Whipped Cream and Cayenne Dust (gluten-free, plant-based)

This recipe is a lil’ different than our recent sweets—mainly because it’s gluten-free! As Kim and I transitioned No Eggs or Ham away from lectin-free cuisine, we went all in to gluten laden desserts, because we were tired of compromising quality for healthfulness; we had accepted the fact that we were foodies first. However, that’s not to…

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Perfect Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies!

We’re often torn between posting “classics” VS posting some extravagant shit that has more in common with fine dining restaurants than vegan food blog fare. Our creative turn happened over time because we got tired of eating the same shit over and over again. You might be thinking “but you live in LA—the most diverse…

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Vanilla Bourbon Ice Cream with Grilled Ripe Peach and Caramelized Brown Sugar Soy Sauce (vegan & gf)

These peaches are ripe for the pickin’… ehem, sorry for my southern tongue, it’s just so hard not to let it out when I’m talking about good ‘ole peaches! This recipe couldn’t come out at a more perfect time, as August is peak peach season all across the states, especially in California where they’re harvested…

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“Are You Cereal, Cheesecake?” – Fruity Pebble Cheesecake with Strawberry Krispy Treat Crust (vegan, no-bake, gluten-free)

As you can tell, the vegan junk food saga continues with our most nostalgic creation to date: Cereal Cheesecake. The idea was sparked by a treat we saw while passing through popular LA joint, The Pie Hole, who had an epic cheesecake made with a cornflake crust and Fruity Pebble-infused custard. We. Were. Hooked.  We sat…

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Our 300th Post! Cookies & Cream Filled Strawberry Milk Crepes (vegan)

It may not seem like it, but this recipe is also inspired by Japan (peep our last post for more Japanese related tings). I know, the last one actually made sense, being that it was teriyaki and what not, but as it turns out… crepes are quite the popular street food in Tokyo. Those sweet…

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Complex & Chewy Red Miso Blondies (vegan)

I’ve had an extremely challenging time trying to perfect a blondie recipe. In fact, I’ve been at it for over a year now, and although we’ve released one recipe that was gluten-free and lectin-free, none of them quite nailed what I desired. That was until I hit the web to do more digging once again.…

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Espresso Cookie Butter Pastry Cream Filled Donuts (vegan)

Our first donut recipe is hands down one of our favorites. Why? Well, for one, it’s the result of excessive testing (we’re talking days, guys) and two, we take donuts seriously, so if they’re anything less than perfect, they ain’t gon’ cut it. They gotta be fresh, soft, pillowy, tender, and never, ever cake-y. Lord knows…

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Lectin-Free, Meet Vegan Highlight: Chocolate Olive Oil Sponge Cake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting (vegan, sugar-free, grain-free, & lectin-free)

You guys, the response to our eBook has been INSANE. With a capital “IN” and “SANE.” In the 48 hours since we’ve released Lectin-Free, Meet Vegan we’ve sold over 100 copies (!!) and have gained over 600 followers on Instagram (!!!). That’s more than 1/3 of our previous followers in one day. No doubt, we…

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Four-Ingredient Vegan Black Sesame Soft Serve

Hey look, pretty ice cream!Alright, can we talk about our upcoming eBook now? I mean, it comes out in FIVE DAYS and popular marketing strategies insist we should hype it up for at least one month before it comes out. Considering we announced it last week, you wanna see the cover and title? Doesn’t matter,…

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Classic Buttery Vegan Pound Cake with a Simple Lemon Glaze

Vegan pound cake. The idea is simple, but the concept’s more difficult than it appears to be at a surface level. This isn’t chocolate cake with strong flavors to cover up missing elements or brownies that can have applesauce in place of eggs, this is a pound of sugar, a pound of eggs, a pound…

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Sweet Potato Milk Tea with Brown Sugar Boba

You guys wanna know how we ended up with a boba recipe made from sweet potatoes? That’s a rhetorical question—we’re telling you anyway. A quick story must ensue. Don’t worry, we promise it won’t take long. The tale goes a little like this: We messaged our connect from Melt Organic for some more butter coupons,…

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Sweet & Buttery Vegan Cinnamon Breadsticks (Domino’s Cinna Stix Copycat)

  From one copycat recipe to another—we’re fulfilling our long lost childhood favorites one post at a time. A few days ago we released a recipe for Delivery Style Vegan Pizza, which mimics the soft, airy, and flavored-crust pizza of Hungry Howie’s. This week we’re tackling pizza’s sweet counterpart: cinnamon breadsticks. Because who doesn’t want…

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Three Layered Vegan Red Velvet Cake with Tangy Cream Cheese Frosting

For Valentine’s Day last year we released a recipe for Red Velvet Cupcakes, but we have leveled up since then. This cake is moist, laced with bright natural cocoa, and inspired by the tangy buttermilk batter of the South. The frosting is made with Miyoko’s cream cheese and Melt vegan butter, which form a rich, high…

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Molasses Cookie Crusted Pumpkin Pie (vegan)

It’s not too late for pumpkin pie, right? We missed our Thanksgiving opportunity, but we’re vamping up this pie’s Christmas spirit with a molasses cookie crust! Plus, who wants to deal with finicky pie doughs that are really only mediocre anyways? Not I! Cookie crusts ’til I die.  The flavors of this pie are classic:…

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Mini Chai-Spiced Cheesecakes with Graham Cracker Crust (vegan)

Cheesecakes are one of the few culinary delicacies that are actually easier to be made vegan than normal. With vegan cheesecakes there’s no fancy water baths or need to worry about the top cracking; it’s as simple as blending your custard ingredients in a food processor, putting them on top of some crust, and freezing…

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Soft & Chewy Vegan Molasses Cookies

As a kid, every year my brother and I would offer up cookies as a ceremonial sacrifice to Santa, so that he would gift us handsomely that Christmas. Now that I’m looking back on it, I’m kinda mad my Dad made us a lay out a whole box of cookies, only for him to keep…

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Coffee Liqueur Ice Cream with Chocolate Shavings and Biscoff Cookie Crumbles (vegan)

Guys… THIS IS OUR FIRST EVER ICE CREAM RECIPE! It’s time for a celebration! AN ICE CREAM CELEBRATION.  Before I get ahead of myself, let’s talk nerd stuff before getting straight to the recipe. If you don’t like food science and knowing why you do things then you can skip this part but… I think…

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Mom’s Sweet Potato Casserole w/ Sweet Vanilla Crushed Pineapple Topping (vegan)

In our last post I mentioned that we don’t know what’s in store for November, which is still 100% true. Most months we have all the recipes finished by the first week – yeah, not this month. Originally, we were going to make a bunch of Thanksgiving style recipes but… what if we still wanna…

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Vegan Cookies & Creme Ube Cheesecake

Despite it’s flashy name and color, this cheesecake is a classic. It’s filling is rich, creamy, and sweet with the perfect amount of tang while the crust is crunchy, chocolate-y, and well, cookies and cream-y. The filling’s base is cashews, vegan sour cream, and boiled ube – a purple yam prominent in Filipino cooking. Don’t…

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Bourbon Chocolate Crusted Purple Sweet Potato Galette (vegan)

This is one of those dishes that dances on the boundaries of savory & sweet. Like, is it dessert or dinner? Sure there’s chocolate, marshmallows, and caramel, but the crust is only lightly sweetened, the filling has hearty sweet potato slices, and the caramel is salted! Either way, its a dinner dessert thing perfectly suited…

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Rich Dark Chocolate Brownies with Large Sea Salt Flakes (vegan, gf, sugar-free, & lectin-free)

Typically on Sundays we share some post about our personal lives, new ingredients, or whatever else we feel like talking about, but this week we have something better – BROWNIES. Not just any brownies, THE BEST FUCKING BROWNIES that just so happen to be VEGAN, SUGAR-FREE, AND GLUTEN-FREE. “Too good to be true” you’re probably…

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Rich & Sweet Cassava Cake – Banh Khoai Mi (Plant Paradox-friendly, sugar-free, and vegan)

Who woulda thought that you could make a sweet cake using an underground tuber that looks like a root vegetable from Mars? Certainly not me, but some smart person in Southeast Asia did, and for that, I’m thankful. This cake contains no flour – except for a touch of starch – no added oil, no…

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Mango & Lemon Poppy Seed Upside Down Cakes (vegan, gluten-free, lectin-limited, & mostly sugar-free)

It’s been too long since our last dessert recipe – by now we’re fiending for something sweet. The idea for this recipe came from Pineapple Upside Down Cakes, which are fluffy – oftentimes cornmeal based – cakes, that are cooked atop of a buttery, glazed pineapples. When you flip the cake out of its pan, the…

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Sugar-Free Red Velvet Cupcakes with Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting (grain-free & Plant-Paradox friendly)

Red velvet cupcakes are the epitome of a perfect dessert. They’re decadent, pretty to look at (that’s half the point of confections, right?), and they’re personally portioned, so it’s even better if they’re jumbo sized. Sadly though, cupcakes are often disposed to boxed cake-mixes or in-store purchases, both of which can be sickeningly sweet and…

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Mini Mint Chocolate Ice Cream Pies (vegan, sugar-free, gluten free & Plant Paradox friendly)

The end of the year has almost come… time to make every last excuse to eat chocolate & peppermint goodies before it goes out of style. These mint chocolate ice cream pies come from a recipe I adapted from Dr. Gundry’s book The Plant Paradox, in which he makes mint chocolate ice cream from avocados.…

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Salted Caramel Cornless Cake (lectin-free, sugar-free, & vegan)

After our Cornless Bread recipe, I started to realize that maybe the world of baking isn’t impossible to dance around in, even with a strict sugar-free, vegan, and lectin-limited diet. It took a while, but through the month of November we discovered that the mixture of cassava & sorghum flour – in different ratios –…

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Classic Sweet Potato Pie (sugar-free, gluten-free, vegan & Plant Paradox friendly)

  Pie is scary food. Tedious crusts. Fillings that have to be set just perfectly. Lots of waiting to eat it after it comes out of the oven. The people who think that cake is the queen of bougie desserts have clearly forgotten about pie. Homemade pie crusts have become taboo, most fillings come from…

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Sugar-Free Brownie Cake

Sugar can go, lectins can go, dairy can go, gluten can go, but brownies… brownies can not go. Brownies are essential to life; the idea of engulfing a brownie at the end of the day is enough to get me through a day’s work. Brownies = Life. Moving on. Before we dive into this decadent,…

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Easy Vegan Brownies (Gluten Free too!)

Writing a brownie recipe while contemplating a sugar-free diet is ironic, aye? None the less, brownies are essential to existence. Can you imagine living the rest of your life without having another brownie??? I mean, after all, chocolate was deemed “food of the Gods” by the Aztects. Surely, brownies are never to be eliminated entirely;…

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