Monday, August 4, 2014

Renny's Double Dutch Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies (vegan)

If you're in the mood for something sweet and delicious, try my cookies! So good it makes you feel like you're doing something bad!



-3 cups unbleached all purpose flour
-1/2 cup Dutch cocoa powder
-1 tsp baking soda
-1 tsp baking powder
-1 tsp salt
-1 package of dark chocolate chips (vegan)


-1 cup vegetable shortening
-1 cup dark brown sugar (lightly packed)
-1/2 cup coconut sugar
-1/2 cup natural peanut butter
-2 tbspns ground flax seed mixed with 6 tbspns water (mix together and set aside)
-1 tspn vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a large bowl, mix together all the dry ingredients except for the chocolate chips.  Set aside.

In another smaller bowl, cream the shortening with all the sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in the rest of the wet ingredients. Add the wet ingredients into the dry and mix. Get your hands in the and use your hands! Kneed the dough until its smooth.  Kneed in the chocolate chips.

Line cookie sheets with silpat or parchment paper.  Grab chunks of dough and form into a generous cookie shape.  6 cookies per tray.  Bake for 13 mins. Let cool for 10 mins and then enjoy with your favorite plant milk.  ❤

Monday, June 23, 2014

Ren-bucks Blended "Coffee" Energy Drink

If you miss those blended coffee drinks from that one coffee place ;) Then you will enjoy this!

This is a fat free, raw vegan, high carb drink. It is excellent for an energy boost!


-10 Medjool Dates
-1 tsp Coffee Extract
-1 tsp Carmel Syrup, or caramel flavored stevia drops
-Raw Cacao Powder
-cold water


Remove any pits from the dates and place in a blender with all ingredients except for water. Full the blender pitch only 1/4 with cold water and blend for a minute or two. Add more cold water all the way to the top line of the blender and blend for another minute. Pour this mixture over ice or to make it blended, pour this mixture into a pitcher. Add ice to your blender, pour the drink mixture 3/4 of the way up the ice. Blend for until smooth. Enjoy!