Savory Pea & Parmesan Hand Pies with Sumac Labneh

Savory Pea & Parmesan Hand Pies with Sumac Labneh
As I prepare to welcome a baby any day now, I’ve tasked myself with filling my freezer with easy-to-grab and easier-to-eat foods. From homemade blueberry-rye bagels, pre-sliced for extra laziness, to chicken/bean burritos, zucchini-oat loaf and everything in between. Anything that I can cram in my gob while wrangling a squirmy, squishy little babe.

Savory Pea & Parmesan Hand Pies with Sumac Labneh
These hand pies have been on my mind since I saw something similar in Bon Appetit magazine. I loved the idea of the ham but wanted to keep these vegetarian as I have so many meat options already. The bright and earthy pea puree pairs beautifully with the creamy, nutty cheese and rich labneh. They take a bit of time to come together but are well worth the effort. You might even want to double the batch so you can eat half now and freeze half for later. They make the perfect one-handed snack (though perhaps a bit indulgent for some) to fill your tummy during a busy day.
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Raw Vegan Superfood Fudge

RawCacaoNibFudge

Kinda funny thing. I actually dislike fudge. Its just every time I buy the stuff, even at the cute little shops with all the neat flavours its just way, waaay too sweet and then they all just end up tasting the same to me. In the end I end up throwing it out or giving it away, sadly.
I did give good o’l fudge one more shot and went with all pretty much good for you ingredients turning this into a superfood fudge that I actually couldn’t get enough of.
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ultimate breakfast cookies (vegan, gluten-free + sugar-free!)

ultimate breakfast cookies via BAKED the blog (vegan, gluten-free + sugar-free)ultimate breakfast cookies via BAKED the blog (vegan, gluten-free + sugar-free)

Just because I take a vested interest in my health and I identify as a vegan, doesn’t mean I don’t want to eat cookies for breakfast like everyone else (and pizza for every other meal, duh!). I mean, I put chocolate in these so they might be a bit indulgent for the early am hours, but I’ve never let that stop me before. They really would be appropriate any old time.
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