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A Healthy Memorial Day Recipe + Vegan and Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes

May 27, 2013

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Happy Memorial Day to everyone in the US! On Friday we rounded up our favorite allergy-free, summer inspired dishes to kick off the holiday weekend. If you’re trying to decide on a delicious and healthy meal to serve to your friends and family, then you’ll want to try these two crowd-pleasing recipes from our Memorial Day Menu.

Craving a burger with a healthy twist? Try this Edamame burger for a healthy meal that’s ready to serve in less than 30 minutes.

Edamame Burgers


2 cups shelled and frozen edamame
1 can chickpeas, with of liquid
1/2 cup ground walnuts
1/2 cup chickpea flour
1/2 cup ground flax meal
4 cloves garlic
1/2 tsp ground coriander
2 tsp soy sauce
salt and pepper to taste
safflower oil for cooking
Get full recipe here

Looking for a sweet way to end your weekend? Try these vegan and gluten free chocolate cupcakes for a healthy and satisfying dessert.

Vegan and Gluten Fee Chocolate Cupcakes
makes approximately 12 cupcakes


3/4 c. tapioca starch
3/4 c. sorghum flour
1/2 c. cocoa powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. xanthan gum powder
1/2 t. salt
1/2 c. almond milk
1/2 c. cooled coffee/espresso
3/4 c. + 2 T sugar
3 T. coconut oil, melted
1 T pure vanilla extract
1 T apple cider vinegar

Get full recipe here

Happy Memorial Day!