It’s just two of us in the house so cooking for two can sometimes be a challenge, especially when it comes to baking. By the time we get halfway through a baked good, we are tired of it. Yes, I could freeze some, but its just as easy to make 3 treats in 1!
Here is a quick bread recipe that can be made into 3 yummy flavors, perfect for cool weather with a cup of tea!
Don’t forget to adjust for high altitude if needed.
Store any leftover quick bread in an airtight container at room temperature for a few days or in the refrigerator for longer freshness.
SUGGESTED MIX INS-for banana, try walnuts, flaxseed, hemp seed and coconut. For pumpkin, try pumpkin seeds and dark chocolate chips. For apple, try pecans, raisins and diced apples.
SUGGESTED TOPPINGS – for banana, mix maple syrup or honey with cocoa powder to make a chocolate drizzle. For pumpkin, try pumpkin spice cream cheese or vegan pumpkin spice cream cheeze. For apple, make a glaze from maple syrup and cinnamon.
This is a creamy and delicious dairy free cream sauce. If you have a high speed blender, soaking the cashews is optional.
§ 1 ¼ cup cashews, raw and unsalted, soaked in water 30 min – overnight depending on how strong your blender is
§ 1 Tbsp arrowroot starch, optional
§ ½ c diced onion
§ ½ Tbsp lemon juice
§ 2 cloves garlic, more if desired
§ ¾ cup water, cashew soak water, or vegetable broth
§ ¼ tsp thyme, dried
§ ¼ tsp rosemary, dried
§ ¼ tsp black pepper
§ 1 tsp nutritional yeast, optional
§ ½ tsp sea salt
1. Place all the ingredients into your blender Blend until smooth. Taste and add more seasoning as desired. If you want your sauce a little thinner, add more water, 1 teaspoon at a time.
2. In a large bowl, combine sauce with pasta, zoodles or spaghetti squash. Add roasted cherry tomatoes and vegan parmesan if desired.
3. Store any leftover or reserved sauce in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
You shouldn't have to choose between healthy and yummy. I focus on showing you how you can have both, utilizing functional ingredients that keep you at your best!