Vegan Gluten-free Carrot Cake

How to Make Vegan Gluten-free Carrot Cake with Cashew Frosting and Walnuts

Guest post by Susan Conley Today I have a special guest post by Susan Conley, the creator of cookthestone.com, sharing with SevenRoses’ readers an amazing recipe which is not only Vegan but also Gluten-free. Now, please welcome Susan as she shares her Carrot Cake with Cashew Frosting and Walnuts step-by-step recipe with us! Following a Vegan diet can be quite challenging. What more if you have celiac disease? I have a friend who follows a vegan and celiac diet, and I know the sacrifices he had to endure. When she was diagnosed with celiac disease, she had to avoid foods that used to be part of her diet like bread,...

Vegan Cherry Clafoutis

Vegan Cherry Clafoutis

Which are your first childhood culinary memories? You know, those foods that just like Proust‘s Madeleines, take you back to another time and another place with just one bite. Perhaps in your mother’s kitchen, or at your grandparent’s house, foods that are familiar yet so distant in time. To me it’s always fascinating how flavors and smells can trigger so many memories, even things we thought were long forgotten. Many times I ask this same question to my husband, as coming from different countries we didn’t get to experience the same types of food as children, and every now and then I try to recreate his favorite foods but Vegan,...

Coconut-Banana bread (one-bowl, no added sugar, Vegan)

Coconut-Banana bread (one-bowl, Vegan)

I have a confession to make. I’m not too crazy about banana bread. No please don’t leave just yet! :-) You must be thinking, I came here for the banana bread and she doesn’t even like it?! Well, the fact that it’s not on top of my favorites’ list doesn’t mean that I don’t get to bake a good banana bread as often as I can. See, it’s one of my husband’s favorite cakes instead – ah, the things we do for love ;D But this is not a simple Vegan banana bread – I’m sure you have pinned and saved many of such recipes already. This is the perfect...

Rich and creamy Vegan coffee ice cream

creamy and rich Vegan coffee ice cream

One thing that you’ll find out once you go Vegan, is that you will want to experiment with food much more than before, most people agree on this. Your taste buds get “detoxed”, you become curious in the kitchen and you’ll try ingredients you’ve never tried before. In this sense, a Vegan diet is much more varied than a “standard” one. I could give you hundreds of examples, but I’ve never thought I’d make my own version of a Vegan cream cheese (super easy, too, stay tuned for the recipe soon) or my own Vegan ice cream at home. And yet here I am, happily churning away some rich and...

Vanilla custard pots

vegan custard

Custard is one of the most famous desserts of the world, and it can be easily declined in many flavors: classic lemon, sweet vanilla, naughty chocolate, sophisticated green tea and so on. The majority of people still thinks you need eggs and dairy products to achieve that perfect luscious texture, but this couldn’t be farther from the truth! Just like you don’t need eggs to make a perfectly fluffy cake (ladies and gentlemen, proof 1 & 2) you don’t really need any animal-derived ingredients to cook just about anything, in this case you only need to take advantage of what ingredients such as cornstarch can make for you in order...