Thursday, November 8, 2012

Vegan Cheats!

Here is a great little gem to help you stay healthy in the kitchen!! It shows you how to sub "vegan" (read: healthy) while baking!!


This is all you need to take that old family recipe and modernize it!
Tell me.... how invaluable is this with all of the biggest cooking holidays of the year just around the corner!?

Of course you can also use Xylitol or coconut sugar instead of white sugar! The name sounds scary, but it's actually all natural!  You could also try using blackstrap molasses for a mild sweetener. The benefits of this sweetener are incredible! Check out some info -here-

And of course, you can sub whole wheat flour instead of white! The options for healthier flours are just endless! Do some research and find one you like! The taste won't be an issue on some things... but the texture COULD be an issue for finer pastries like pie crust, etc. Bulky breads are usually more forgiving.

Now, I don't want to hear any excuses as to why you can't make steps to eat a healthier, more compassionate diet! It's so easy- especially if you live in the US!

Sooo.... in case anyone wants to make me cupcakes for my birthday next week, now you can easily do it!! Maybe I won't have to make myself a cake like I did last year!? *wink* hehehe

Now, fire up those ovens and get ready for Thanksgiving!

I want recipes!!!

Let me know what you make!

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  1. Such a great and helpful post Meg! BTW: went to dinner at Loving Hut in Seomyeon with Aaron tonight! We loooooved it!

  2. Glad you liked it! We've never been to Loving Hut in Seomyeon yet! But if it's anything like the one in Haeundae, I'm sure it's amazing!