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November 27, 2019

Ingredients:

Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups of buckwheat flour (refined not the coarse variety)

  • 2 tbsp of coconut or brown sugar

  • 1/4 tsp of baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp of cinnamon

  • 1/3 cup of coconut oil (at room temperature, partially solid, not liquified)

  • 1/2 tbsp of vanilla extract

  • 2 tbsp of maple syrup

  • 1 to 3 tbsp of ice cold water

Filling

  • 2 small pink lady or gala apples

  • 2 tsp of cinnamon

  • pinch of nutmeg

  • 2 tbsp of coconut or brown sugar

  • 1 cup of pecans

  • 2 tbsp of maple syrup

  • 2 tbsp of coconut or rice syrup

  • 1 heaping tsp of arrowroot or cornstarch

  • 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract

Sweet potato caramel butter

  • 1 cup of cooked and mashed sweet potato (or pumpkin puree)

  • 1 tsp of pumpkin spice

  • 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder

  • 2 tbsp of maple syrup

  • pinch of salt

  • 2 tbsp of tahini, almond or pecan butter

  • 2 tbsp of coconut yogurt

  1. Preheat the oven to 170 C.

  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the dr...

November 4, 2019

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups of almond flour

  • 1/2 cup of buckwheat flour

  • 1/4 cup of coconut flour

  • 1 tsp of cinnamon

  • 1 tsp of turmeric powder or golden latte blend

  • zest of one orange

  • 1/4 tsp of baking soda

  • 1/4 tsp of salt

  • 1/3 cup of pumpkin puree

  • 1/4 cup of maple syrup

  • 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract

  • 1/4 cup of raisins

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 C and line a baking tray with parchment paper.

  2. Mix all of the dry ingredients together (flours, spices, zest, salt, raisins) in a bowl and stir to combine. 

  3. Add the pumpkin puree, maple syrup and vanilla extract and mix in with a wooden spoon or spatula to incorporate. Gently fold in the raisins. You could also use a food processor if you prefer.

  4. Chill the dough in the fridge for 10-15 minutes.

  5. Then, if you have a donut mould you can simply take some dough, roll into a ball, press into the mould, cut out the middle and then place on the baking tray.

  6. If you don’t, once you...

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