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One bowl vegan carrot cake

One bowl vegan carrot cake is one of my absolute favorite cakes I have made thus far. It's all a carrot cake should be, moist, tangy, chewy, nutty and super super yum! I am certainly making this one again and I might even add in a few extra ingredients the second time around. This cake is stuck on my brain, like in forever!
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Za'atar sumac vegetable medley hummus

Za'atar sumac vegetable medley hummus is the perfect appetizer for your easter table this coming weekend. I absolutely love hummus and make a batch every week and I have to say after making so many versions this one has been one of my top favorites. It's deliciously creamy and served with super easy toasted whole wheat wraps!
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Blood orange waffles

Blood orange waffles couldn't come at a better time. It's spring pretty soon and oh my goodness I cannot wait. It's been a pretty tough two weeks since my son's second birthday. The notorious flue has gotten it grips on me. Hopefully it soon will pass, but for now, a crunchy stack of gluten-free waffles with these tangy blood oranges will suffice! I topped these vegan waffles with homemade coconut yogurt, bananas, coconut nectar and salted pistachio's.
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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!
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Ultimate vegan rusks

The ultimate vegan rusks are just my absolute favorite rusk recipe that I had to share. Rusks is a very well known breakfast must have in South Africa. Our parents and their parents grew up knowing this dried sweet bread as a meal that can't go without. Till today my husband and I enjoy rusks with our breakfast and shares a few bites here and there with our son. There is few that comes close to a good nostalgic rusk!
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Harissa butter bean tomato stew

Harissa butter bean tomato stew is the perfect stew to comfort and to ramp up your metabolism this winter. I need something spicy and comforting at the same time. I haven't properly prepared myself for his weather, boy oh boy. This morning was so so cold and I wish I had some of this harissa butter bean stew to keep me warm. When I got home I had to make a quick batch, because -1 weather has got me quivering in my boots.
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Sticky sweet butternut rolls

Sticky sweet butternut rolls must be the perfect start to 2019. Let me be very honest here, we didn't even make the new year. We passed out around ten and slept through the whole thing, I guess life does change after kids, or are there some diehard parents out there? I celebrated the new year by making these delish sticky butternut rolls. They are completely gluten-free (if you like), vegan and a big favorite side dish of mine. That's my way of celebrating the new year, lots of comfort food!
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Date caramel almond butter domes

Date caramel almond butter domes are the perfect easy plant-based dessert for your festive table this year. It looks super impressive and tastes truly delish. This time of year is truly magical especially since we have been living in France these past five years. I guess I love a white Christmas more than a sunny Christmas, I think it's the fact that it is cozier and you can have so many excuses to drink lots and lots of hot chocolate.
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Chai pumpkin churros

Chai pumpkin churros are essential when the festive season is here. I know churros more as "dough fills" from my childhood. They are a whole other post by themselves and I'm sure going to get up all nostalgic about them, but for now churros, my friends. Not only do these totally vegan churros taste super delish, coated in sugar and dipped in chocolate, but these churros have two special ingredients. Homemade chai spice and sweet mashed pumpkin. Yes, these are super special churros for a super special time of the year!