Vegan Eggnog

Ingredients  3/4 cup dry cashews, soaked overnight and drained (they'll plump up to about 1 cup as they soak)2 Medjool dates, pitted, soaked overnight and drained1 can full fat coconut milk2 cups water1/3 teaspoon (or 1/4 heaping teaspoon) salt1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/3 cup maple syrup1/3 to 1/2 cups bourbon or rum to taste (optional) Directions Blend all ingredients together in a blender on high speed till smooth. It may take a few minutes for the mixture to become…

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Vegan Chocolate Pie

Ingredients  For the vegan chocolate pie1 (12.3-ounce) package of extra firm, silken tofu1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract3 tablespoons almond, rice, or soy milk1 pinch sea salt2 tablespoons maple syrup (or to taste)1 1/2 cups vegan dark chocolate chips (semi-sweet)1 easy vegan graham cracker crust (recipe below) For the easy vegan graham cracker crust12 graham cracker sheets2 tablespoons organic brown sugar1/4 cup melted coconut oil Directions To make the crust, preheat the oven to 375° F. Place the crackers and sugar in a food…

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Vegan Sushi

Ingredients  Sushi rice2 cups sushi or short grain white rice2 1/4 cups cold water5 tablespoons rice vinegar2 tablespoons raw sugar1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt Fillings6 sheets nori1/4 cup mayonnaise (vegan if necessary)1 ripe avocado, sliced1 small cucumber, sliced2 tablespoons toasted sesame seedspickled ginger, wasabI, and gluten-free soy sauce, to serve Directions Sushi ricePlace the rice in a bowl, cover with water, and massage it with your hands. You will see the water turn white as the starch is washed off the grains.…

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