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BEETROOT, BLACKCURRANT AND LEMON SMOOTHIE

Eleanor Ozich BREAKFAST DRINKS SWEET DELIGHTS VEGAN VIVA COLUMN

BEETROOT, BLACKCURRANT AND LEMON SMOOTHIE

Softly scented with cinnamon, this vibrant, glowing smoothie is creamy and invigorating. The sweet and tangy blackcurrants balance out the earthy beetroot, while the squeeze of lemon juice provides a zingy punch. Moreover, it's a great pick-me-up for when you're feeling a little flat, and takes mere minutes to throw together.    Find the recipe in this week's column for Viva. x

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VEGAN CITRON TART WITH AN OAT SHORTBREAD CRUST

Eleanor Ozich SWEET DELIGHTS VEGAN

VEGAN CITRON TART WITH AN OAT SHORTBREAD CRUST

Might I suggest you try this recipe for citron tart? It's silky, lemony filling is lightly sweet, and encased in an oat and coconut oil shortbread crust. The best part? it comes together in less than ten minutes.  For the crust:2 1/2 cups rolled oats5 tbsp coconut oil, melted3 tbsp maple, honey or rice malt syrupa pinch of sea salt For the filling:1 cup cashews, soaked for at least 2 hours then drained well1/2 cup coconut cream4 Tbsp pure maple syrup1/2 cup lemon juice½ cup coconut oil, melted2 tsp pure vanilla extract For topping:Freeze dried raspberriesSlices of lemon To make the...

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MAGICAL TWO INGREDIENT CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

Eleanor Ozich SWEET DELIGHTS VEGAN

MAGICAL TWO INGREDIENT CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

Did you know that chickpea brine can be whipped until light and fluffy, just like egg white? Combine with melted dark chocolate, and voila! you have the most lusciously decadent vegan chocolate mousse! Begin by melting 140g dark chocolate over a double boiler. Place the brine from one can of chickpeas in a bowl, and whip for about 5 minutes, or until soft peaks form. Fold in a third of the melted chocolate, and then continue to slowly fold in the remaining, the less folding you do, the lighter the mousse will be. Spoon in to small jars, and top...

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ALMOND BUTTER OATMEAL

Eleanor Ozich BREAKFAST SWEET DELIGHTS

ALMOND BUTTER OATMEAL


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THE BEST NUT BUTTER BANANA BREAD

Eleanor Ozich BREAKFAST SWEET DELIGHTS WHOLESOME BAKING

THE BEST NUT BUTTER BANANA BREAD

Scented with vanilla, this banana breads is fragrant and nutty with a soft, moist crumb. The almond batter is sweetened with rapadura sugar, and has a deep caramel flavour. Slice thickly, and  lather in pure butter. An indulgent breakfast or mid morning treat. I've made this recipe at least once a week for the last three years, and I still find it crazy-delicious. I hope you will to! 1/3 cup unsalted butter, or coconut oil, melted3 ripe bananas1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1/2 cup rapadura, muscovado or coconut sugar4 free-range eggs1 teaspoon baking soda1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar1/2 cup nut butter (I...

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