What vegans eat; Weekend edition

These are some of the things I munched on this weekend:

Breakfast! I prepped my breakfast on Friday evening, it was the chocolate, peanut butter & banana baked oatmeal I mentioned in a previous post.

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Well it was basically that.

If there are vegan chocolate protein powders in Sweden don’t know of them, so I just used my regular protein powder + 1 tbsp cacao (per 2 servings) and a pinch of salt. Worked real well! Served with a drizzle of agave, a mountain of raspberries and roasted seeds + nuts. Will definitely make again!

Also. I need to mention my tea. It’s a green raspberry and lemon grass blend. This batch is so good! Just look at it!

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I’ve ben meaning to make vegan chocolate for ages. It’s not difficult att all, you just mix (melted) coconut oil, cacao, and a sweetener of choice, spread it on a baking sheet and leave to cool in the fridge for a bit.

But because I want to be extra special I put the mixture in this IKEA ice tray, and added some roasted nuts. And raisins.

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I’m going to go ahead and argue that this is better than any chocolate you could ever buy for the following reasons:

  • You can choose exactly how bitter you like it at that particular point in time, by adjusting the amount of sweetener.
  • It’s so nice and soft.
  • You can dress it up any way you like; add cinnamon, rum, nuts, dried fruit, anything you like!

I’m in the middle of a celery obsession; I go through periods where I basically think celery is the purpose of life. Thusly this dinner:

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It’s a super frugal meal consisting of basmati rice, seasoned with salt, sage, oregano, and chiliflakes with a mix of chickpeas and kidney beans, and some celery I heated for a few minutes in a pan with olive oil and garlic, topped with roasted nuts + seeds (yes, yes I’m obsessed..) and a drizzle of vegan roasted garlic mayo. The rice + bean combo is an absolute favorite!

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Look at me, following a recipe!

…well. I mostly did? I might have replaced the swede with a bit of cabbage, because it was what I had, and I might have added some garam masala, because wtf? Only seasoning is onion and garlic? That won’t do!

V. pleased with how this chickpea stew turned out!

Did I top it with roasted seeds and nuts? Yes I did.

Top tip: get yourself 3-5 different types of seeds and nuts, dry roast in a pan, keep in container, top all of your meals with the mixture, you won’t regret it!

2 thoughts on “What vegans eat; Weekend edition”

  1. Gymgrossisten in Norway sells soy or pea protein powders with chocolate flavor so I assume they do on their swedish site too! they also have one just called vegan protein i think.

    Gonna have to buy coconut oil so I can try making my own chocolate too.. Did you use a bain-marie to melt it or just in a pot/microwave? coconut oil is so ridiculously expensive so I haven’t bothered to buy it before.

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    1. ..that would also explain it. Pea protein is one of few things I find positively vile, soy protein powder not far behind. I tend to stick to rice, hemp and oat.

      Oh I just microwave it, you could probably melt it in a pan on low heat too, but microwave is probably the easiest! 🙂

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