HEALTHY VEGAN HOLIDAY RECIPES + DIY CHRISTMAS GIFTS



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#1 CHOC GINGERBREAD SMOOTHIE
2 frozen bananas
1/3 cup rolled oats
500ml plant milk
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
1/4 tsp nutmeg
2 medjool dates

#2 RAW FRUIT MINCE PIES
Base:
1/2 cup pecans
1/2 cup rolled oats
1 cup cashews
10 medjool dates
1 tbsp rice malt syrup

Filling:
1/3 cup currants
1/3 cup cranberries
5-6 pieces of dried ginger
1/2 cup raisins
3 medjool dates
1/4 cup apple sauce
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp mixed spice
1/4 tsp nutmeg
juice from 1 orange
juice from 1/2 lemon
NOTE: Store in fridge or freezer

CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES:
Truffle:
200g 70% cacao chocolate (vegan friendly)
1/4 cup full fat coconut milk (heated/warmed but not boiling)
Pinch of salt
Coating:
Crushed pretzels
Coconut desiccated
anything you like!!
NOTE: the higher percentage of cacao the more liquid you need otherwise the chocolate will seize up. If you use for example 40% cacao chocolate add the coconut milk 1 tbsp at a time until it’s combined as you may not need as much liquid.
Store in fridge.

FRUIT AND NUT LOAF IN JAR
For the jar:
1 cup spelt flour
1/2 cup buckwheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp bicarb soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp mixed spice
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/3-1/2 cup unrefined cane sugar or coconut sugar
1/4-1/3 cup of each: coconut shreds, coconut desiccated, cranberries, raisins, pumpkin seeds, walnuts, dates, almond slivers or whatever you desire.

To add – wet ingredients:
2 flax eggs (4 tbsp flax meal + 1/3 cup water combined and thickened)
3 tbsp molasses
1/2 cup almond milk or any plant milk
1/3 cup apple sauce

METHOD:
Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius
1. Pour jar contents into a mixing bowl, add in the wet ingredients and combine.
2. Add mixture to a loaf tin and bake for 35-40 minutes at 180 degrees celsius.
3. Remove from oven, allow to cool and enjoy.

NOTE: Write the ingredients and method on a tag and tie to jar

Here are some other recipes you could use for the jars:

Carrot cake https://goo.gl/MXm5yu
Pumpkin bread https://goo.gl/k79iGU
Raw Ferrero rocher https://goo.gl/BTymnY
Spiced Christmas fruit loaf https://goo.gl/xMZky5
Gingerbread men https://goo.gl/55uAB6
Blueberry muffins https://goo.gl/Tmi2nq

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HELPFUL LINKS:
Nutritionfacts.org – http://nutritionfacts.org/
Mic The Vegan – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGJq0eQZoFSwgcqgxIE9MHw

ILLEGAL TO CALL EGGS HEALTHY?

DAIRY INDUSTRY EXPLAINED IN 5 MINUTES:

DAIRY:
http://nutritionfacts.org/topics/dairy/
http://nutritionfacts.org/video/cows-milk-casomorphin-and-autism/

PROTEIN:

https://www.google.com.au/search?q=vegan+iron+sources&espv=2&biw=1380&bih=725&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiGu9nc6YXLAhXCJ5QKHd1KASUQ_AUIBigB#tbm=isch&q=vegan+PROTEIN+sources

CALCIUM:
http://www.care2.com/greenliving/25-vegan-sources-for-calcium.html

https://www.google.com.au/search?q=vegan+iron+sources&espv=2&biw=1380&bih=725&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiGu9nc6YXLAhXCJ5QKHd1KASUQ_AUIBigB#tbm=isch&q=vegan+CALCIUM+sources

IRON:
http://www.vrg.org/nutrition/iron.php

https://www.google.com.au/search?q=vegan+iron+sources&espv=2&biw=1380&bih=725&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiGu9nc6YXLAhXCJ5QKHd1KASUQ_AUIBigB

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VIDEOS TO WATCH
What The Health:
http://www.whatthehealthfilm.com/ (on netflix)

Earthlings:
http://earthlings.com/

1000 eyes:
https://www.aussiefarms.org.au/thousand-eyes.php

Forks Over Knives:

Cowspiracy:
http://www.cowspiracy.com/

Best speech you will ever hear:

101 reasons to go vegan:

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