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Vegan pain au Chocolat

Vegan pain au Chocolat is nothing to be joking about the durable labor of making pastries will surely be worth the wait early in the morning, especially when they are chocolate filled and hot out of the oven accompanied by a cup of Jo. This is one thing that is not scarce this time of the year and that is baked goods. Cookies, cakes, sweets, and freshly baked pretzels are what awaits me when I go into town, and by this stage of the pregnancy and life, I am so keen to indulge.
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Molten chocolate puddings

Molten chocolate puddings are certainly on my to make and to remake list this December. I really can't believe this year is almost at its end once again. It feels just like the other day that we celebrated our very first Christmas in France. Now by our seventh Christmas away from home, the feeling is still the same, I miss home this time of year. Chocolate does do the trick to sooth some of the missing home blue's, especially this chocolate dosed gooey dessert that I love!
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Autumn loaded quinoa salad

Autumn loaded quinoa salad is the perfect side dish or even protein-loaded meal for the festive season ahead. I made a batch of this amazing salad the other day and I have been having a couple of servings with my mains. Even better is the fact that this salad is super loaded with protein and all the juicy produce of Autumn. I am seriously super excited about this easy recipe and so, I had to share!
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Super creamy hemp pasta

Super creamy hemp pasta is such a delish weeknight meal, filled with so many nutritional goodies and vegan protein. I rarely eat pasta, but when I do I makes sure that I fill up on lots of vegetables and nutrition. This dish is the perfect balance between spoil, nutrition and just all around good flavors.
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Creamy mushroom stuffed spinach ravioli

Creamy mushroom stuffed spinach ravioli is the way homemade pasta should be done. The effort is a tad bit much so be sure to be in the mood for food when you make these. These pretty green pasta pockets are filled with a cashew cream mushroom filling, topped with sauteed crunchy shallots, kale, and toasted brazil nuts. These pasta pockets can be made and frozen, so you can whip them up whenever the cravings start calling. No more boring mid-week meals for you! 
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Chocolate marble banana bread

Chocolate marble banana bread is just another love declaration to my all time favorite baked bread ever. I have made so many variations and every time that one is my favorite, but I have to say banana and chocolate go so well together. And most people would say chocolate goes well with most deserty things, but banana is the perfect dance partner!  This bread is especially yum because within every bite you get a melty bit of chocolate, who can say no to that?
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Chocolate chunk oatmeal raisin cookies

Chocolate chunk oatmeal raisin cookies will give you that extra oomph to give this tough week one last go. They are filled with good stuff like oats and raisins, but also with the super not so good for you stuff, chocolate. What is a cookie without enormous amounts of chocolate? But like I said these cookies have a whole lot of good in them and that's a yes in my book.
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Super soft pretzel bagels

Soft pretzel bagels are just what I need today. It's been a pretty long winter and since the festive season, I have been thinking of these gorgeous beauties that I ate almost every day with my son at the markets. Bread has become such comfort and solace for me and nothing beats a freshly baked pretzel.
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Chocolate orange babka

Chocolate orange babka is such a beautiful bread recipe. It has all the flavors of winter in each bite. The chocolate walnut and orange flavors are just absolutely wonderful together if you are a citrus lover or not. I never really loved orange in sweet baked desserts or bread, but since making this winter melody, I am completely smitten!