Vegan Raspberry Icecream

Hi Guys! I hope you are all having a great week. Sorry that I haven’t posted for a few days, the internet in our house was down so I couldn’t post anything. Anyway, a few days ago I made a vegan raspberry icecream and thought I would share it with you:

This is a four ingredient recipe and you don’t need an icecream machine to make this.

You will need:

A bowl

A hand held mixer

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A teaspoon

A pot to put your icecream in the freezer with

Ingredients:

Aquafaba (water from a tin of chickpeas)

1/2 tsp Xanthan gum

2 tbsp icing sugar

2tbsp raspberry coulis / 1cup raspberry pureé from frozen raspberries

Method:

Start by draining a tin of chickpeas and put the drained water in your bowl. Grab your hand held mixer and whisk the chickpea water until it is stiff, this can take up to ten minutes but make sure you don’t over do it otherwise it may collapse and will not work anymore.

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Next, mix the sugar,  the Xanthan gum and the raspberry coulis in one by one.

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You can then put it in the pot and pop it in the freezer for a few hours. There is no specific time for this (obviously until it’s cold), so it’s up to you but there is no wrong way. Note: this ice cream will not go hard so don’t wait for into go really hard because it probably won’t as it’s a soft scoop ice-cream.

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Once it’s out of the freezer you can serve it and dress it however you want (of course I used sprinkles) and it’s ready to eat. Anyway I hope you enjoy this ice-cream and  have a great rest of the week!

enjoy

Sanarama xx

 

Vegan Chocolate Muffins

Hi Guys! I hope you are all having a lovely day. Today I decided to make some chocolate muffins and wanted to share them with you. They are vegan and all of my recipes will be as I am vegan and obviously want to be able to eat my own creations!! So if you want to make them, this is how…

You will need:

2 bowls

A hand held mixer

A sieve

Scales

A teaspoon

A 12 hole muffin tin lined with paper cases

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A tablespoon

Ingredients:

100g dairy free spread

85g caster sugar

1tsp vanilla extract

150g plain flour

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

3/4 tsp baking powder

25g dairy free cocoa powder

130ml dairy free milk

Method:

Start by pre-heating the oven to 170 C.

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Grab your 1st bowl and pop in the spread, sugar and vanilla extract. Then mix them all together until smooth.

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Leave that to side and then grab the 2nd bowl and sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and cocoa powder into it and combine the ingredients. Then place those ingredients into the 1st bowl and start mixing them together.

 

 

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Whilst mixing, slowly pour in the milk. When the mixture is smooth, it’s ready but don’t over work the mixture.

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You are now ready to put the mix into the muffin cases. Get your mug of water and dip the table spoon in then equally divide the mixture between the cases and you can ever so often dip the spoon into the water again so that the mixture comes off easier.

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After that, pop the tray into the oven and bake them for about 20 mins until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. After that, take them out of the oven and leave them to cool.leavetocool.png

Finally, if you want to you can decorate your muffins but it is your choice of how you would like to do it. I chose to cover them with chocolate icing and sprinkles (because you can never bake without using sprinkles) but you can do it however you want. Your muffins are now ready to eat!  finishedproduct.png

I hope you enjoy making and eating these vegan chocolate muffins and please let me know what you think of them!

Sanarama xx

 

 

Visiting the Shard

Hi Guys! Today my family and I visited the Shard in London. My Grandparents bought us tickets as a christmas present last year so we decided to go today. We hopped on the train and headed into London.

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We arrived at the London Bridge station and the Shard was right outside and you definately could not miss it. 

 

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We went inside and looked around the gift shop because you can never go somewhere without looking in the gift shop; I bought a bag because a girl can never have too many bags. After tht we began the tour of the Shard. We took the lift to the 69th floor where the viewing gallery was and you go about 6 metres in 1 second which feels slightly strange but it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be.

I definately did not expect it to be that cool, you could literally see the whole of London out of a window and everything down below looked so tiny, like a little model city.

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We walked up the stairs to the 72nd floor where the Shard is open and there is a little garden. We had a drink and relaxed there for a bit as it was really sunny and we got a great view. Apparently there is floor where there is a ‘loo with a view’ but I wasn’t too keen on that idea so we decided that we had seen everything we wanted to and left. All in all it was amazing and we all enjoyed it very much and I would recommend ‘The View From The Shard’ to anyone.

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As we were close by, we headed to Borough Market to see if we could pick up some lunch. I decided to have a burger and luckily they had a vegan burger stall there and it was delicious. We then went to the German Deli and picked up some giant pretzels which were also delicious. There were sooo many other stalls around but there was a point when we had to leave, so we headed home after an extremely exciting and fun day.

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Luckily when we got back it was still really hot so my brother and I jumped into the paddling pool to cool off and had loads of fun. Anyway, I hope you all had a great day too!

Sanarama xx

Hi Guys!

Hi Guys! My name is Sana and I am starting this blog called Sanarama. Some of you may know me from my old blog Walking The Staves. I will no longer be continuing that blog so if you liked it then it will now all be on here : Sanarama.

I stopped Walking the Staves because I kept saying that I was going to post more but never did as I was so busy and never had time so I have decided to start fresh with a more general blog that’s not just about music and food.

I will be posting regularly on lots of different things and hopefully you will enjoy this. I know this first post is a bit boring but I just wanted to let you know what was happening and I promise my other posts will be much more exciting.