Vegan pancakes – using milled flaxseed

Vegan pancakes – using milled flaxseed

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp milled flaxseed
  • 90ml/6 tbsp warm water
  • 1 cup/130g flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup/250ml milk
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Dairy free butter/margarine to fry

Methods

  • Mix water and milled flaxseed and beat with fork. Set a side for 10 minutes.
  • Mix all ingredients together, mix well. If you have time, it benefits from been set a side for 30 minutes.
  • Fry on medium temperature until golden brown. Use butter/margarine to fry.

Alternatives

  • Add a handful of blueberries.
  • Add a tablespoon of cocoa powder for chocolate treat.
  • Buckwheat flour is a great option for pancakes
  • Can be made using ground oats.

Fruity breakfast fingers

***Dairy free, egg free, nut free and gluten free***

Ingredients

2 tbsp milled flaxseed

half a cup/125ml warm water

1 banana

1 cup /125g raspberries/chopped blueberries/chopped strawberries/mixed berries

4 tbsp/50g any butter or oil

1cup/110g flour (any flour)

1 cup/110g millet flakes (or any other breakfast flakes)

4 tbsp/50g corn flour

Method

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius
  • Mix the milled flaxseed with the water. Whisk with fork. Set a side for at least 10 minutes.
  • Mash the banana and other fruit and add all other ingredients. Mix well.
  • Put in lined tin and bake for 18/20 minutes. It should start going golden brown but not hard.

Alternatives

  • Add half a cup of raisins/dried fruit
  • Add 2 tbsp of maple syrup/honey/golden syrup
  • Add a grated apple
  • Add 2 tbsp of any nut butter
  • Add half a cup of chopped nuts
  • 2 tsp nutmeg / cinnamon
  • Half a cup of dairy free chocolate chips
  • Add half a cup of any fruit puree

Oat free flapjacks

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Dairy free, soya free, egg free and gluten free.

Ingredients

  • 50g sugar
  • 3 tbsp golden syrup
  • 75g dairy free butter
  • 150g buckwheat flakes
  • 50g corn flakes (use gluten free if required)

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcuis (350 F)
  • Put the butter/sugar/syrup in a saucepan and on a medium heat gently heat until the sugar melts.
  • Add the flakes and mix until fully combine.
  • Spread on a lined baking tin.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, until golden brown.

Alternatives

  • Use oats/millet/quinoa flakes instead of buckwheat
  • Use maple syrup instead of golden syrup
  • Add 50g raisins/dried fruit.
  • Add 50g dairy free chocolate chips
  • Spread dairy free chocolate across the top.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of nut butter.
  • Use rice krispies instead of corn flakes.

Vegan plain scones

*** #dairyfree #soyafree #eggfree #nutfree #peanutfree #glutenfree #vegan ****

Ingredients

220g gluten free plain flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoons bicarbonate soda

half teaspoon xanthan gum

half teaspoon salt

50g sugar

50g dairy free butter

1 tablespoon of milled flaxseed mixed 50ml of warm water

130ml dairy free milk (rice milk is best for baking)

1 teaspoon of mixed spices (optional)

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius
  • Add the milled flaxseed to the warm water, whisk with fork and set aside for at least 10 minutes
  • Sieve the flour, baking soda, bicarbonate soda and xanthan gum together, add the salt and sugar and mix will.
  • Add the butter and rub in until it resembles bread crumbs.
  • Add milk to milled flaxseed mix and whisk together. Slowly add this to the mix. If it doesn’t come together, add a small amount of additional water. Be careful not to add too much water.
  • Rolled out on floured surface and cut as required.
  • Bake in oven for approximately 18 minutes. They should be golden brown and firm to touch.

Alternatives

  • Add 50g of raisins/other dried fruit/dairy free chocolate chips after the butter is rubbed in.
  • Add 50g of fresh raspberries/strawberries chopped after the butter is rubbed in.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of pureed apple but reduce the milk by 30ml.

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Banana bites

Very simple banana bites. No added sugar.

3 ingredient banana snack

*** Dairy free, soya free, egg free, gluten free and no added sugar ***

Ingredients

1 ripe banana

100g plain flour

50g nut butter

Method

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcuis.
  • Put all ingredients into blender and mix well. If it doesn’t come together, add a small a moment of water.
  • Roll out on floured surface and cut as required. You also cut after baking if you prefer.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.

Alternatives

  • If nut free, use any butter and add nutmeg or cinnamon for flavour.
  • Add a tablespoon of flaxseed.
  • Add raisins/dried fruit/chocolate chips.
  • Serve with chocolate spread or make a sandwich biscuit.
  • Add a grated apple.
  • Replace 20g of flour with 20g of cocoa powder.

Healthy sweet muffins

Healthy sugar free muffins

***Dairy free, egg free, gluten free, sugar free***

***Ingredients***

Wet ingredients:

  • 1 avocado
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 eating apples
  • 100ml sunflower oil (or any flavourless oil)
  • 100g dates

Dry ingredients

  • 220g self raising flour (I used gluten free flour)
  • 50g fine oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

***Method***

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcuis/350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Put all the wet ingredients into a blender and mix well.
  • In another bowl, put all the other ingredients and mix.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and fold together.
  • Put in muffin cases and bake for 20 minutes.

Alternatives

  • Instead of oats use millet flakes or buckwheat flakes or quinoa flakes.
  • Add 50g raisins
  • If not use gluten free flour then use wholemeal self raising flour
  • Add chopped nuts
  • Add 50g raspberries or strawberries or blueberries
  • Replace the apples with a grated carrot.

Banana and apple scones

*** Banana and apple Scones ***
Dairy free, egg free, gluten free and no added sugar

Extremely easy

Ingredients

200g gluten free flour
100g Dairy free butter
2 ripen bananas (well mashed)

1 apple grated
1 tbsp cinnamon (optional)

Method
• Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius.
• Rub the butter into the flour and cinnamon.
• Add the mashed bananas and grated apple and mix well.
• Roll out on a floured surface and cut with cutter.
• Bake for around 20 minutes.

Pancakes – vegan

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*** Simple egg free and dairy free pancakes ***

Can easily be made gluten free too.

Ingredients

1 cup/180g of any flour
1 cup/240ml of milk (any milk will work)
A banana or cup of apple puree
1 tablespoon of oil

Method

  • Mix the flour, milk and oil together.
  • Mash the banana/apple puree and add to mixture and mix well.
  • Best to use either an electric mixer or blender otherwise you will end up with lumps of banana.
  • Fry on a hot frying pan using either df butter or df margarine.

Alternatives

  • For thickener/fluffier pancakes use self raising flour and fry on a medium heat until golden brown.
  • The crepe/thinner pancakes are really nice using buckwheat flour.
  • Instead of the banana or apple use a tablespoon of milled flaxseed mixed with 3 tablespoons of hot water.
  • Add chocolate chips or cocoa powder for chocolate pancakes

Nutty banana bread

*** Nutty banana bread ***
Dairy free, soya free, egg free and gluten free.

Easily made free of added sugar

Ingredients

2 ripen bananas well mashed
200g self raising flour (I use Aldi gf self raising)
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tbsp cinnamon
1 tablespoon honey (optional)
50g chopped nuts
70g dairy free butter (I use Stork margarine)
30g nut butter

** Method **

  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius
  • Sieve the flour, baking powder and cinnamon together.
  • Mix in the mashed bananas
  • Add the chopped nuts and honey
  • Melt the butters and add. Mix well.
  • Place in loaf tin and bake for 40/45 minutes.