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5 Baking Recipes with a Healthier Twist

5 Baking Recipes with a Healthier Twist

Baking has undergone a surge in popularity over the last decade; in lockdown in particular, people turned to baking, using the limited ingredients they could get their hands on to make everything from sourdough to banana bread.

 

It wasn’t just lack of resources that saw people turn to baking, but also the therapeutic nature of the activity. Kneading dough or mixing cake ingredients can be a brilliant mindful activity, and there’s the joy of the satisfaction of seeing the end result of your work – and of course eating it too.

 

At Garden of Life, you’ll find products such as coconut oil, vegan protein powders and even collagen powder that can all be used to add a healthier twist to classic baking recipes.

 

 

From brownies to biscotti and from doughnuts to scones, here’s our collection of irresistible baking recipes:

1. Popcorn Chocolate Brownies

 

Sweet, salty and wonderfully chocolatey, these popcorn chocolate brownies include a few clever swaps, because we believe that extraordinary ingredients empower extraordinary health.

 

They’re made using almond flour, cacao to bring that chocolate flavour, melted coconut oil in place of butter and organic cane sugar.

 

These brownies are seriously quick and easy to make, so take yourself to the kitchen, have some time to yourself, and enjoy a well-deserved treat.

 

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If you want that perfect mix of sweet and salty, Poppin' Chocolate Brownies are the one 😋🍫 ⠀ Make your own brownies 🥣: ⠀ 1½ cup organic cane sugar or coconut palm sugar ½ cup Coconut Oil (melted) 3 eggs ¾ cup cacao 1½ cups almond flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon of sea salt 2 cups popcorn (Sea Salt Flavor) ⠀ Mix everything together then bake at 180°C (350° Fahrenheit) for 33-35 mins – and dig in 😍 ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #Gardenoflife #gardenoflifeuk #fitgreenrecipes #brownierecipe #popcornbrownies #foodloversofinstagram #gooeybrownies #chocolatefudgebrownie #simplebaking #bakeoftheday #bakingcommunity #popcornbrownie #easybaking #bakefromscratch #bakeandshare #homemadebrownies #healthybakes #recipevideos #whatsfordessert #ukbaking

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2. Lemon Scones with Cranberry Jam

 

Vegan lemon-flavoured scones with homemade cranberry collagen jam is a delicious twist on a classic cream tea.

 

This citrus scone recipe features ingredients such as gluten-free flour, vegan butter, Greek yoghurt and our Garden of Life Collagen Peptides Powder, with the jam also featuring our grass-fed collagen.

 

Our mouth-watering jam recipe includes fresh cranberries, and is flavoured with orange zest, grated ginger and ground cinnamon to create a unique fruity yet subtly spiced flavour.

 

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Try these Lemon Cranberry Scones for a delicious treat – filled with Garden of Life Collagen Peptides 😍 ⠀ Recreate the lemon scones 🍋: ⠀ 1 scoop Garden of Life Collagen Peptides ¼ cup Swerve granular sugar 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tbsp fresh rosemary 1 tbsp lemon zest 2 cups gluten-free flour ½ teaspoon of sea salt 2 tbsp lemon juice 5 tbsp vegan butter ⅔ cup greek yogurt ⠀ Preheat oven to 220°C (425° Fahrenheit) Combine ingredients to a dough. Flour a flat surface with gluten-free flour and place dough on top and form a round disk using your hands. Brush egg wash (1 egg and 1 tbsp water) on top and sprinkle on swerve sugar. Cut 6 triangles (or you can make round scones with a biscuit cutter) and bake for 15 minutes at 220°C. ⠀ For the cranberry jam 🍒: ⠀ 280 grams fresh cranberries 1 cup Swerve granula sugar ¼ cup cranberry juice ¼ cup orange juice 2 tbsp orange zest ½ teaspoon grated ginger root ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1 scoop Garden of Life Collagen Peptides ⠀ Place juices and sugar into a skillet and bring to a low boil. Add remaining ingredients and boil for 10 minutes. Add orange zest at the end, let it cool and enjoy as a topping. ⠀ And enjoy 😋🙌 ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #Gardenoflife #gardenoflifeuk #scones #sconesrecipe #lemoncranberryscones #lemonscones #cranberryscones #bakingwithcollagen #collagenpeptides #collagenboost #sweettreat #sconerecipes #sconesrecipe #homebakes #healthybakes #sconesandjam #healthytreats #vitaminpacked #antioxidants #healthybakingrecipe

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3. Vegan Doughnuts

 

Doughnuts are a real treat, and this homemade, vegan, baked version is so much healthier than any shop-bought fried doughnuts you’ll find.

 

They’re made from a combination of plant-based milks, a chia egg (an egg substitute made from a combination of chia seeds and water), and they’re topped with a delicious protein glaze that features our Garden of Life Raw Organic Vanilla Protein Powder and a touch of cacao for a gorgeous chocolate finish. Alternatively, you could use our Raw Organic Chocolate Protein Powder in the glaze.

 

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Here's a sweet deal 😋🍩 ⠀ These vegan chocolate doughnuts are not only delicious but also much healthier than regular store-bought doughnuts! ⠀ They are not fried, but instead oven-baked, making them a much healthier treat. That's a win-win! 🙌 ⠀ 🍩 To make the Doughnuts you'll need: ⠀ ½ cup almond milk ¼ cup warm coconut milk 1 chia egg ½ tsp vanilla extract ½ tsp apple cider vinegar 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ a cup of organic cane sugar 1½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp sea salt ¼ tsp cinnamon ⠀ 🍫 To make the Protein Chocolate Glaze you'll need: ⠀ 1 ½ cup icing sugar 1 scoop vanilla plant protein 1 tsp cacao ¼ cup almond milk ⠀ 🥣 Method ⠀ Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients Bake at 180°C (or 350° Fahrenheit) for 15 minutes Dunk the baked doughnuts in the chocolate glaze ⠀ And enjoy 😍 ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #Gardenoflife #gardenoflifeuk #foodloversofinstagram #foodlovers😍 #wholesomesnacks #nutritiousanddelicious #doughnuts🍩 #dessertsofinstagram #ilovedonuts #minidonuts #donutsarelife #cheatdayeats #doughnutrecipe #donutrecipe #bakeddoughnuts #bakeddonuts #chocolatedoughnuts #bakingrecipes #bakingwithprotein #proteinrecipes

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4. Almond Biscotti

 

This gluten-free biscotti recipe is the perfect accompaniment to your tea or coffee break. Biscotti is Italian for ‘twice-baked’, as these biscuits require you to make a dough that’s baked in the oven once, before being sliced into individual biscotti and baked once more, meaning they’re an incredibly sturdy dunking choice.

 

Our almond biscotti features gluten-free flour, coconut palm sugar, vegan butter, dark chocolate, Garden of Life Grass-Fed Collagen Peptides Powder and a whole host of other delicious ingredients.

 

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Bite into luxury with these delicious Almond Biscotti, packed with our Garden of Life Collagen Peptides 😍🙌 ⠀ Boosted with antioxidants, vitamins and collagen, this guilt-free snack is perfect for the whole family 😋 ⠀ Let's get started! You'll need: ⠀ ½ cup of almonds 2 ¼ cup gluten-free flour ¾ cup coconut palm sugar ½ cup cane sugar 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder ½ Teaspoons sea salt 1 Scoop Garden of Life Grass-Fed Collagen Peptides unflavoured 3 Eggs ¼ Olive Oil 1 tablespoon almond extract ½ teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ grass-fed butter OR vegan butter 1 ½ cups dark chocolate 1 ½ tablespoon Coconut oil ⠀ Add all the dry products into one bowl and stir to make it an even blend 🥣 ⠀ In a separate bowl, crack the three eggs and continue to add the wet ingredients into the bowl, and whisk! ⠀ Fold in the dry ingredients. ⠀ Grab an ovenproof dish and pour the mixture into the dish, set the heat to 180°C (350° Fahrenheit) for 30 minutes. ⠀ Take them out and slice them into wedges then continue to bake them for 15 minutes. ⠀ Now for the chocolate! Grab a bowl, add the dark chocolate and coconut oil and bring the chocolate to melt. ⠀ Dip your Biscotti in the chocolate and enjoy! 🍫 ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #Gardenoflife #Gardenoflifeuk #vitaminpacked #antioxidants #healthybakingrecipe #healthybakes #nutritiousmeal #healthyfoodideas #bakingwithcollagen #collagenpeptides #collagenboost #simplerecipes #healthyrecipeshare #eatinghealthytoday #bakinguk #homebakedcake #guiltfreetreats #healthyanddelicious #almondbiscotti #chocolatedipped

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5. Keto Cookie Bites

 

Just because you’re following a keto diet, you don’t have to miss out on baking homemade treats. These cookie bites are keto-friendly thanks to our Garden of Life Keto Fit Chocolate Powder.

 

Our keto cookie bites contain healthy fats including chopped cashew nuts and grass-fed butter, as well as almond flour and melted coconut oil, which features MCTs to provide your body with an instant source of fuel, and to help support your gut health.

 

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Keto Cookie Bites 💪🍪💛 ⠀ The perfect snack for a busy day or on the go 🙌 ⠀ Even if you don't follow a ketogenic diet, these easy-to-make cookie bites will fill you up and give you a boost of energy ✨ ⠀ ⚖️ Ingredients ⠀ 2 scoops Garden of Life Keto Meal Powder Chocolate 1 ½ cups almond flour ¼ cup grass fed butter melted ¼ cup melted Coconut Oil 1/3 cup monk fruit sweetener ¼ cup no sugar added chocolate chips 1/3 cup chopped cashews 1 teaspoon vanilla Salt or cinnamon for sprinkling on top ⠀ Enjoy 😋 ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #Gardenoflife #gardenoflifeuk #ketodietrecipes #ketodieting #simpleketo #ketolicious #ketofoodie #ketotreats #ketoideas #ketosnacks #ketocookies #ketocookiedough #ketopower #cookiedoughbites #nobakecookies #nobakecookiedough #easycookierecipe #chocolatecookie #chocolatechipcookie #cookiebites #coconutoilrecipes #nuttycookies #ketodietuk #healthytreat #recipevideos #healthyrecipeshare #healthylivingtips #highproteindiet #lowcarbhighfat #nutritionfirst

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