Blueberries · garbanzo beans · gluten free

Blueberry Sweet Mint Garbanzo Bean Cake

Today I decided to give a old recipe a new taste. I’ve been making my own variation of I Breathe I’m Hungry’s  Apple and Garbanzo Cake for quite sometime. Folks love this cake. Many of them are surprised to find out that the cake contains no flour. And, then, they can’t believe that garbanzo beans are… Continue reading Blueberry Sweet Mint Garbanzo Bean Cake

gluten free · Italian Food · Vegan

What do you get when…

What do you get when you mix eggplant, marinated sun dried tomatoes, peppers, onion, garlic, chick peas and cauliflower? Absolute deliciousness, that’s what! Yesterday, I picked three eggplants from our garden along with an abundance of peppers. I wanted to use them in something summery and light. I had a cauliflower in the fridge along with… Continue reading What do you get when…

Burger · gluten free · Vegan

TEST: Spicy Chickpea Veggie Burgers

Happy Independence Day! Yep, that’s right Independence Day, not Happy 4th of July. Let’s call this holiday what it represents with it’s  Declaration of Independence. This day means so much to me, obviously, just look at the name of my blog. On this day thirteen little colonies joined together to create a new nation – The United… Continue reading TEST: Spicy Chickpea Veggie Burgers

chick peas · Curry · gluten free · Uncategorized · Vegan

TEST: Vegan Cauliflower, Potato and Chickpea Curry

For me, the word curry conjures feelings of warmth and homey goodness. So, I was very excited when I received the request to test A Beautiful Plate’s Vegan Cauliflower, Potato and Chickpea Curry. A Beautiful Plate: Vegan Cauliflower, Potato and Chickpea Curry Ingredients: Cauliflower Yukon gold potatoes Kosher Salt Onion Garlic Ginger Coriander Cumin Cardamon… Continue reading TEST: Vegan Cauliflower, Potato and Chickpea Curry

chick peas · Doughnut · gluten free · Uncategorized · Vegan

Remake Recipe: Old Fashioned Cake Doughnut Mini-Muffins, Take One

Before I begin this blog today I just want to give a big shout out to all those courageous gluten-free bakers out there. You know, first hand, baking gluten free is a tough business. And then, when, the vegan element is thrown in, it sometimes feels like you are Sisyphus doomed to forever push that… Continue reading Remake Recipe: Old Fashioned Cake Doughnut Mini-Muffins, Take One

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First Test: Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chick Pea Cookie Bars

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chick Pea Cookie Bars Vegan & Gluten Free* http://thehonoursystem.com/2014/05/14/chocolate-peanut-butter-chickpea-cookie-bars-gluten-free-vegan/ List of Ingredients: 1 can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained ½ cup of peanut butter ¾ cup of maple syrup ¼ teaspoon of baking powder ¼ teaspoon of baking soda 2 teaspoons of vanilla I recently received a request to test the Peanut… Continue reading First Test: Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chick Pea Cookie Bars