Many people assume that vegans only eat fruit and vegetables, but that’s just not true. Most of the time, those who adopt a vegan lifestyle still want to eat all of the yummy food that’s on offer for everyone, so they have to make their own animal-free alternatives at home. While there are very few vegan treats on the market in restaurants and grocery stores, it’s easy to make them when you get back in your own kitchen. In fact, these vegan treats are bound to curb your sugar cravings.
Peanut Butter Truffles
Do you love peanut butter? Do you love chocolate? Well, you’ll love these Peanut Butter Truffles. For this sweet treat, you’ll only need peanut butter, maple syrup, vegan chocolate, and coconut palm sugar. Mix the peanut butter, the maple syrup, and the sugar together, before rolling into balls and placing them in the freezer for five minutes. While these are chilling, melt the chocolate. Then, dip the peanut butter balls into the chocolate and then re-freeze until the chocolate is set!
Strawberry “Cheesecake” Bites
Sometimes you only need a little somethin’ somethin’ to curb your sugar cravings, and these Strawberry “Cheesecake” Bites will definitely do the trick. All you need for this recipe is a punnet of strawberries, some vegan cream cheese, powdered sugar, and crushed animal crackers. Dip the strawberries into the cream cheese before topping with the sugar and animal crackers, and you’ll realize just how wonderful these bites really are.
Chocolate Chip Cookies
We all love a chocolate chip cookie, right? Well, thankfully, they’re super easy to make without using any animal products. All you need is pastry flour, baking soda, sugar, vegan butter, coconut oil, and dairy free chocolate chips. Simply mix everything together in one delicious bowl and then divide into smaller sections to make each individual cookie. They take just 12-15 minutes to cook, and they taste good cold and warm. You might need to hold yourself back though because they are super delicious…
Vegan Butter Fudge
Fudge is one of those treats that can just sit in the cupboard until you fancy it, which is why you should probably stock up. To make this Vegan Butter Fudge you’ll need peanut butter, coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla extract, coconut flour, and sea salt. Mix all of the wet ingredients together until they are all combined, and then add in the coconut flour to add a bit more in terms of consistency. Then, pour the fudge over a lined baking sheet and set in the freezer. As soon as it’s set, it’s ready to eat.
If you live a vegan lifestyle but still have a few sugar cravings every now and then, you’ll be happy to know that you don’t have to give up all of your sweet treats. Not only can you eat these delicious treats whenever you want, but you can also have fun making them! After all, there’s nothing better than spending the afternoon baking up a storm in the kitchen.