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Mini Semi-Raw Chocolate Cakes (New Video!)

Hi friends!

A few weeks ago I shared one of my newest recipe videos on my facebook page. Right now I’ll be posting the videos in spanish, but don’t worry. I will make more videos in english soon.

The recipe is super simple and you only need a couple of ingredients. These goodies are raw, gluten and oil free. And only sweetened with dates and sweet potato puree. They are delicious!

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I topped mine with some organic, unsalted cashew butter. It was the perfect touch, and of course my family loved it. A great dessert or snack for everyone at home.

Hope you like it and share this video with your friends. You get to practice your spanish for free!

Talk to you soon. Have a lovely week.

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Post-Workout Smoothie Bowl

Hi friends!

I have a quick recipe I shared on Instagram a few weeks ago and I absolutely love. It’s so simple and it’s a great post workout meal if you don’t want something too heavy. Oh, and this is also a great option for a light and nutritious vegan breakfast.

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Post-Workout Smoothie Bowl

Serves 1

Banana Cream (2 frozen bananas blended with coconut water until smooth)

1/2 cup fresh pineapple, cubed

1 Tbsp cashew pieces 

1 Tbsp hemp seeds

1 tsp shredded (unsweetened coconut)

Serve banana cream on a small bowl and add toppings. You can also use blueberries, papaya or any other fruit you want instead of pineapple. Easy, nutritious and super yummy!

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Have a lovely weekend!

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Gluten & Oil Free Vegan Chocolate Donuts

Hello!

Sorry for my lack of posts lately, life is very busy now and it’s getting harder to keep up with the blog. If you want to see more daily posts from Gastrawnomica you can follow me on Instagram and Facebook! Where I post pretty much everyday.

Also, in other news, my Youtube Channel now has new spanish recipe videos (yaaay) and I’ll be posting the recipe in english soon here.

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Now, back to the donuts. These goodies are a little experiment I did a few weeks ago, I was feeling like baking and my family has been complaining because I don’t have time to make them vegan desserts anymore, so I knew it was the perfect opportunity.

I still can’t believe the recipe worked so well, and they literally dissappeared. Literally.

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Gastrawnomica’s Vegan Chocolate Donuts (Gluten & Oil Free)

1 cup + 2 full tsp gluten free flour blend

3/4 cup coconut sugar

1 Tbsp coconut butter, soft

3 Tbsp coconut flour + water 

1/4 cup cacao powder

1/2 tsp each baking soda & baking powder

1 cup almond milk

Preheat oven at 180ºC.

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First mix all dry ingredients in a big bowl and set aside. In another small bowl, mix together coconut flour and add room temperature water, adding as much as needed until you have a thick paste (around 1/2 cup water).

Add coconut butter, milk, and coconut flour mixture to the dry ingredients and start mixing everything by hand until well combined, and it resembles a cake mixture.

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Put mixture over silicon donut molds or grease a non-silicon donut mold if you don’t have one. Spoon 2-3 Tbsp of mixture (depending how big your mold is) on each space and bake for 30-45 minutes, until a baking tester comes out clean.

Once chilled, I topped my donuts with coconut butter and Justin’s chocolate butter (which is basically a vegan version of nutella) and added hemp seeds, pieces of brown rice cakes, coconut sugar and shredded coconut on top, but feel free to add anything you love.

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These goodies will last around a week if kept on the fridge, though they are so delicious they’ll be gone in just a couple of days!

Let me know what you think, if you like them and how it goes!  Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram because I post tons of recipes there that never get to the blog.

Have a lovely week.

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Perfect Oil free, Vegan Banana Bread

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Gastrawnomica’s Perfect Oil free, Vegan Banana Bread 

Makes 6 mini loafs

1 1/2  cups gluten free flour blend // 1 1/2 T harina sin gluten 

1/4 cup coconut sugar // 1/4 T azúcar de coco

1 cup mashed bananas // 1 T puré plátano 

1/2 cup rice milk // 1/2 T leche de arroz

1/2 tsp baking powder // 1/2 cdita polvo para hornear

1/2 tsp baking soda // 1/2 cdita bicarbonato sodio

1 handful of chopped nuts ( I used cashews and brasil nuts) // 1 manojo de nueces picadas (use nuez de brasil y nuez de la india crudas)

5 prunes, chopped // 5 ciruelas pasa picadas

2 medjool dates, chopped // 2 dátiles picados 

1 tsp cinnamon // 1 cdita canela en polvo 

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Preheat oven at 180ºC.

Mix all dry ingredients in a big bowl. Add milk and bananas and mix again, until well incorporated. Add nuts, prunes and dates.  

I used a 6 mini-loaf silicon mold, but if you don’t have one, lightly oil a loaf pan with coconut oil and incorporate the bread mixture. Bake for 30-35 min, check with a baking toothpick if the bread is ready after 30 minutes, it should come out clean. If not bake for a few more minutes and let it cool down before serving. 

Remove from mold and serve with melted coconut butter, totally recommended! The best combo. 

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Raw (or baked) Quinoa Granola

Happy Sunday friends!

Here’s the recipe I posted a few days ago on my Instagram account. This is totally delicious, easy to make, oil free and super healthy! The granola is packed with tons of nutrients, including protein from quinoa, iron, vitamin C and folic acid! It is super flavorful and can be raw or baked. As you wish!

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Gastrawnomica’s Raw (or baked) Quinoa Granola

Makes around 1 cup of granola

1/2 cup sprouted red quinoa

2 Tbsp dry shredded (unsweetened) coconut

1/4 cup chopped nuts of choice (I used almonds, cashews and pecans)

3 dates, chopped

2 Tbsp raisins

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1/4 cup date paste (honey or maple syrup can be used)

Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl until everything is evenly mixed and the fruit, quinoa and nuts are coated with date paste and vanilla. Bring mixture to dehydrator at highest temperature and dehydrate overnight or until the granola is dry.

Alternately, you can bake at 160ºC for around 30 minutes until crispy and dry. I served my granola with coconut yogurt, bananas and a pinch of cinnamon. It was delicious! 

Enjoy and let me know what you think!

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Banana-Almond Milkshake!

Gastrawnomica’s Banana-Almond Milkshake

Serves 1 (hungry girl) // Sirve 1 (persona hambrienta)

2 frozen bananas // 2 plátanos congelados 

2 ripe unfrozen bananas // 2 plátanos maduros

Pinch of cinnamon  // pizca de canela

2 Tbsp of raw almond butter  // 2 cdas. mantequilla de almendras cruda

Cold water, as needed // agua fría, la necesaria 

Blend all ingredients until smooth. This makes a delicious, creamy smoothie. You can add any kinds of superfoods for a protein rich and nutritious breakfast smoothie! Feel free to add chia seeds, hemp seeds, coconut water, carob or even maca powder. 

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Delicious & Simple Avocado-Hemp Salad

Hi friends!

Hope you’re having a great week. Here’s a delicious, refreshing and protein rich salad I had a couple of days ago and shared on my Instagram and facebook page. Follow me there for more recipes, pictures and delicious things! Let me know what you think, and enjoy the simplicity of this nutritious salad!

Gastrawnomica’s Avocado-Hemp Salad (Protein rich!)

Serves 1-2 

2-3 cups shredded organic lettuce 
1 avocado 
1 tsp hemp seeds 
1 nori sheet, in little pieces 
1 small cubed jicama 

Add in: spices, lime juice, sea salt or cherry tomatoes (optional)

Mash avocado in lettuce until covered. Add cubed jicama, nori and mix well. Serve in bowl and add hemp seeds on top. Squeeze a lime if desired or add some spices to taste for extra flavor. 

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Ensalada de Aguacate y Semillas de Hemp (Alta en proteína!)

Sirve 1-2 personas

2-3 tazas lechuga romana orgánica 
1 aguacate 
1 cdita semillas de Hemp 
1 hoja de alga nori, en trocitos 
1 jicama pequeña en cubos 

Agregar: jugo de limón, tomates cherry, especias, sal de mar (opcional)

Aplastar el aguacate en la lechuga hasta cubrir por completo. Agregar la jicama y nori. Mezclar y servir en un bowl. Poner semillas como topping y ponerle un poco de jugo de limón o especias al gusto si se desea. 

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