Normally I’m a pure chocolate kinda gal but these babies break that rule. So much deliciousness. These cookies barely have time to cool before the whole family is rushing to grab a few.
Loaded with chocolate chips, dried cranberries, pecans, cinnamon, and allspice these are the perfect balance of sweet with a hint of savory. Continue reading
English muffins (whole wheat or sprouted) rock my vegan diet for three reasons –
- Good source of protein and fiber. In the muffin alone, the protein averages 5g-6g with about 3 g of fiber. Add to that the protein and fiber from whatever I top them with and it’s not bad for an easy snack.
- Endless possibilities. From sweet to savory and breakfast to dessert, it’s all good.
- Affordable. Whole grain/sprouted English muffins range in price from $.48-.61 a piece. With the cost of toppings you’re looking at a total of less than $2 (max) for a great meal. Compare the cost and nutrient density of these meals to those at McDonald‘s or Dunkin Donuts the choice is clear.
- Quick and easy. They are honestly simple to make. All are delicious and require minimal clean up. In addition, they pack well and are pretty portable.
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Sprouted english muffin + 1/2 avocado + tomato slices + nutritional yeast + pepper
- Calories – 387
- Potassium – 835 mg (24%)
- Fiber – 14.1 g (56%)
- Vitamin A – 13%
- Vitamin C – 34%
- Iron – 5%
Cranberry Peanut Butter
Sprouted english muffin + 2 tbs peanut butter + chopped dried cranberries + chia seeds + ground flax
- Calories – 512
- Potassium – 600 mg (17%)
- Fiber – 19 g
- Protein – 23 g
- Calcium – 30%
- Iron – 50%