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2015 SUMMER FESTIVALS

Here is your guide to some of the best festivals in YYC! Whether it is for the fireworks, diversity, vibrancy or simply spending time with friends & family. Find out where, when, how much, & what has changed from previous years.

CrafTED Comes To Calgary

TEDxYYC provides Calgarians with stories of inspiration

Day in the Life of a Rock Star Hairdresser: Ali Taleb pushes boundaries

Salon stylist uses hairdressing as a form of art

Calgary embraces Metric's Emily Haines & Jimmy Shaw

'Secret Show' with Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw becomes an intimate affair

Nenshi: 'We have to keep the opportunities for all Calgarians' 

May/June 2015 Print Issue

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oatmealcookies-thumbAs a foodie, I'm always looking for ways to turn my favourite recipes into vegan ones.

I'm also on the lookout for new recipes that can be easily veganized.

So when this cookie recipe from Dr. Oz came across my Facebook, I got excited. With the only animal ingredients being milk and eggs, this recipe was simple to make vegan. Plus — it gave me an opportunity to try out my favourite new peanut butter — White Chocolate Wonderful — in cookie form:

 

Vegan Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

oatmealcookiesThese vegan oatmeal peanut butter cookies are hearty and make for a great snack.
Photo by: Laura Lushington

Ingredients:

2 ripe bananas

1/2 cup peanut butter

2 tbsp. almond milk

1 tsp. vanilla extract

2 tbsp. agave nectar (Agave Nectar is a great alternative to white sugar)

1 tbsp. arrowroot power mixed into 3 tbsp. water (egg substitute)

2 1/2 cups oats

1/4 whole wheat flour

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

 

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F. Mash banana and add peanut butter, almond milk, vanilla extract, agave nectar and arrowroot powder mixture. Combine. Add in oats, flour and cinnamon and mix until well combined.

Drop tablespoons of batter onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Cookies will not spread so don't be afraid to put them close together. Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool.

These cookies are even better the second day! Enjoy!


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