Make Those Valentine Sweets Yourself!
Chocolate may be the surest way to a loved one’s heart. If that special someone is vegan, intolerant to dairy or gluten, or just enjoys creative chocolate confections made with natural sweeteners, you’ll want to check out some of these new books.
Bliss Bites: Vegan, Gluten- & Dairy-Free Treats from the Kenko Kitchen
By Kate Bradley
(Hardie Grant Books, 2018)
For super-sweet confections made without dairy or refined sugar, Kenkō Kitchen blogger Kate Bradley’s new cookbook is the place to go. The collection includes over 60 gluten-free, vegan, and plant-based recipes made from nuts, seeds, and fruits, all designed to be put together quickly. Her Bliss Balls, which include a chewy base of dried fruits combined with various spices, nuts, and seeds, require no cooking. Turkish Delight Bliss Balls can be prepared in 10 minutes from rosewater, dried cranberries, goji berries, dates, honey, and flax, all combined and rolled in crushed pistachio nuts. Date Night Truffles are made from Medjool dates, crunchy peanut butter, dark raw chocolate, and sea salt flakes or coconut “bacon.” Get Ya Glow On Bliss Balls, another no-cook delight, are made from seeds, bee pollen, cinnamon, turmeric, dates, and other tasty ingredients.… Read More