Vegan Pancakes

Hey everyone

Hope you are all good. Today I have for you a vegan pancake recipe from Eat Smart by Niomi Smart. They are supper quick, easy, healthy, and taste amazing.

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I think they are perfect for breakfast any day of the week because they only take roughly 10 minutes to make. They would be perfect for school, sleepovers and work breakfasts.

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What you will need to make 10 pancakes:

  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 90ml soy/almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

Firstly you will need to place into a NutriBullet your rolled oats and blend them into a powder. Then add all of the other ingredients. I used 1 defrosted banana but you could use a fresh one.

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Then all you need to do is in a frying pan melt some butter and place the mixture into the pan. let the pancake cook for a while until you flip them as they are a bit fragile. Once they are cooked serve with your favourite topping. I went with frozen blueberries and I personally think that they taste amazing, you could also add banana, maplesyrup or strawberries.

I hope you have enjoyed this weeks post and if you have any other recipes you think I would like, I would love to hear in the comments below.

Hope you have the best day ♥♥♥

 

Quinoa Chips

Hey Lovelies,

Hope you are all well, today I have for you a quick and simple snack idea, Quinoa Chips. I feel like quinoa has really come into the latest health food trend so I thought it would be the perfect time to try this recipe. The original recipe is from Laura Teodora. 

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I love that is it supper quick and healthy and is a snack that is home made and still tastes amazing. I feel that when you are feeling a bit peckish it is soo easy to go to the pantry and pull out a box of chips or crackers. This got me thinking about all the unnatural flavouring and unknown ingredients that are hidden inside, So I decided to make my own.

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What you will need:

  • ½ grams of quinoa
  • 60 grams of flour
  • 2 Tablespoons of olive oil
  • Flavouring: Salt, paprika, herbs
  • Baking paper

Makes roughly 20 chips

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First what you will need to do is cook the Quinoa, the packet should have instructions on it. The Quinoa I used said to simmer ½ cup quinoa to 1 cup water or until the quinoa is well covered. The place on a stove and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the quinoa has soaked up all the water.

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Then in a small jug combine all other ingredients and using a stick blender blend until a smooth consistency, I would recommend adding water to make the mixture wetter and a runny like consistency ( in the picture above they are too thick and glugy). Using a spoon place small piles and using the back of the spoon spread into a chip like shape.

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Then with you flavouring of choice sprinkle on the top. Then in a preheated oven cook at 180ºC cook for 20 minutes or until hardened and crunchy.

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And then you’re done. I feel that this is a super quick, easy and healthy way to snack throughout the day and tastes so good with some dip on the side. I hope that you have enjoyed this post and if you try them out I would love to see, by tagging me in your Instagram post with @awhiterabbitblog. If you have any other recipes you think I would like, comment them below.

Hope that you have an amazing week.

Thanks for reading xoxox

Crepe Cake

Hi lovelys

I think we have all seen these crepe cakes online somewhere so I decided to give it a go. I would just like to tell you if you would like to give it a go yourself leave about 4 hours to make it.

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What you will need

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2½ cups plain flour roughly
  • 2½ cups milk roughly
  • 1 large block of chocolate

Firstly you will need to make the crepes. In a bowl use a whisk to combine your eggs, salt and sugar. The gradually add your milk and plain flour alternating between the two about ½ – 1 cup at a time, and whisk each part until smooth. Then once you are done the crepe batter should be a thin smooth consistency, I would aim for the consistency of cream.

Next melt your chocolate, I used the microwave on power 50% for about 2 minutes but this will just depend on the power of your microwave. Keep an eye on it as you don’t want it to burn. Alternatively you could do this over a double boiler.

 

Once your chocolate is melted it is time to begin to cook the crepes. Using a crepe pan and a ladle make one crepe at a time and place it onto a plate layering each with a coat of melted chocolate. I would recommend having something to watch or do whilst doing this as it does take a while for all the crepes to cook.

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Then once you have finished making the crepes you could either leave it how it is or using a knife cut around the edge to make it look smoother. Then coat the crepe cake with the remaining melted chocolate and its time to dig in.

I hope you have enjoyed this post, if any of you give it a go I would love to see how yours turn out by tagging me in Instagram @awhiterabbitblog. If you don’t plan on making it then I hope I have made you hungry haha.

Thanks so much for reading xoxox

 

 

Pumpkin and Eggplant Quinoa Salad

Hi Everyone

Hope you are all feeling good. Today I am going to share with you this pumpkin and eggplant quinoa salad. I normally don’t like these kinds of “healthy” salads but I absolutely love this one and I hope you do too.

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What you will need:

  • ½ Butternut pumpkin
  • ½ Eggplant
  • 200g fetta
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • oil
  • salt and pepper
  • rocket leaves
  • balsamic salad dressing

Firstly you will need to dice your pumpkin and eggplant into small cubes, then place them on a lined tray and drizzle with oil, salt and pepper. Then place in oven at 210ºc until they are roasted and softened.

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While your vegetables are roasting start to make the quinoa, I used 1 cup quinoa to 2 parts water and then placed it into the microwave for 10 minutes or until softened. Then let it cool. Then dice your feta, I used danish feta.

Once your vegetables are roasted (the above picture they are not roasted) in a bowl place in your washed rocket leaves, quinoa, then add in the roasted vegetables and feta and lightly toss.

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When your ready to eat it, I dressed it with balsamic salad dressing and it is amazing. I hope you have enjoyed this post and if you remake it I would love to know what you think.

Hope you all have a lovely week

Thanks for reading xxx

Easter Waffles

Hi Everybody

Its me agains with these delicious and simple Easter Waffles. I thought I would share with you another quick and cute Easter Treat.

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One of my favourite things about easter is waking up super early, doing an Easter egg hunt and then once all of the excitement is over relaxing and eating some pancakes, but to change things up these simple EasterBunny Waffles are amazing.

What you will need

  • 567g Plain Flour
  • 2½tsp Baking powder
  • ½tsp Salt
  • 5 tbs Sugar
  • 5 eggs seperated
  • 2½ cups milk
  • 208g Melted butter

Firstly separate your eggs, put the egg whites into one bowl and the yolks into another. Then using an electric mixer whisk egg whites until stiff and then set aside. The bowl with the egg yolks add the plain flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and mix lightly.

Then add the melted butter and milk and using an electric mixer beat into a smooth batter. Then using a spoon fold in the egg whites. Now it is time to place the mixture into your waffle maker and let the magic happen.

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To make these waffles special, cut three hearts out if the waffle and then place two into of each other. Then cut the third heart into half for ears and using the left overs of the waffles create whiskers and a nose. Using ice-cream I made a tail and added some to the ears and Nutella and Ice cream for the eyes.  They you can enjoy xx

Hope you all have enjoyed this post and I hope you have an amazing Easter, if you don’t celebrate Easter I hope you have a lovely weekend xoxox

Thanks for reading xxx

Easter Chocolate Nests

Hi Everybody

Sorry I haven’t posted for a while, so to make up for it I have these Chocolate Easter Nests. Hope you enjoy

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What you will need

  • Chocolate
  • Crispy Fried Noodles
  • Speckled m&m eggs or any other egg shaped chocolate

Firstly you will need to melt your block of chocolate, you ca n either do this by using a double boiler over a stove or in the microwave which is what I have done. I placed it into the microwave for 1½ minutes at power 70, just be careful you don’t burn the chocolate. Then pour the Crispy Fried Noodles into the chocolate and stir until they are all coated. I used a while block of 200g chocolate and the whole packet of 100g Crunchy Fried Noodles.

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Then line a baking tray with baking paper and using a spoon make small blobs of the mixture and spread out until they are the size your would like your nests to be.

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Then place your Speckled m&m Eggs or other egg shaped treats on top of the nests and be sure to do this straight away so that they stick on and don’t roll off.

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And then they are ready to eat. I think that these are a super cute Easter snack or you could even wrap them up and use them as gifts. I hope that you have enjoyed this post and if you remake them use the hash tag #awhiterabbitblogcreation on Instagram so I can see. Hope you all have a lovely day

Thanks for reading xoxox

Zucchini Slice

Hi everyone

One of my favourite lunches is Zucchini Slice so I have decided to share this recipe that I have tried out this week, I found the original recipe here. Also can we talk about the fact that it is already March, I feel like the year is going to fly by.unnamed-24.jpeg

I feel like Zucchini Slice is such a good food to have for lunch because you can make it on the weekend and then it will last you for the rest of the week, It is also easy to eat at work or school as it can be warmed up or eaten cold.

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 3 zucchini, grated
  • 1 onion, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 4 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup grated cheese
  • 125g self-raising flour
  • 100ml cream
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • Italian herbs and parmasan , to taste

Firstly set your oven to 180ºc and then grate your zucchinis and carrot into a bowl and add in you finely diced onion. Then over the sink squeeze the juices out of the vegetables, this is so that the slice is not soggy. Then add in you eggs, olive oil, grated cheese, self raising flour, cream, salt and pepper.

Transfer you mixture into a lined tin that is about 22cm x 22cm. Then slice your tomatoes and place them on your slice and sprinkle some italian herbs and parmesan cheese on top. Then place into your oven until cooked. Mine was in the oven for about 1 hour and after it was browned placed a piece of foil on top to stop the top from burning.

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Then once it is cooked, take it out of the oven and let cool. Then cut into slices and it is ready to eat. How delicious does it look, if you give it a go I hope you enjoy and I would love to see your creations by tagging me in your photos @awhiterabbitbog.

Thanks for reading xxx