(Vegan) Maple Apple Cinnamon Oatcakes

These tasty oatcakes are made with an oat flour base, spiced with sweet maple cinnamon plus slivered almonds as an added crunch. They make for a delightful Sunday morning breakfast, paired with some fruit salad and herbal tea. Enjoy!


Ingredients for caramelized apple topping:

  • 1 Tbsp of coconut oil
  • 1 small honey crisp apple, peeled and chopped into small bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tsp of lemon juice
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp of maple syrup

Ingredients for the oatcakes:

  • 1 1/4 cups of oat flour
  • 1 Tbsp of cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 cup of slivered almonds
  • 1/2 tsp of baking soda
  • 1/2 cup of oat milk
  • 1/2 cup of apple sauce
  • 4 Tbsp of maple syrup
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • coconut oil for greasing the pan


  1. First, make your caramelized apple topping. Heat 1 Tbsp of coconut oil in a small sauce pan on medium-high heat. Add the chopped apple pieces, lemon juice, maple syrup, and cinnamon. Sauté the apples until they are soft and cooked through. Set the sauce pan aside with the lid on.
  2. Next, make the batter. In a large bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients: the oat flour, cinnamon, salt, slivered almonds, and baking soda.
  3. Now add in the oat milk, apple sauce, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Whisk to combine.
  4. Heat a lightly oiled griddle/frying pan over medium-high heat. Scoop about a 1/4 cup of the batter onto the griddle. Cook each side until golden brown.
  5. Serve the oatcakes hot with a scoop of caramelized apple topping. Optional: drizzle with more maple syrup.


Benefits of this recipe:

-Apples are high in fiber, a good source of vitamin C, and is a great source of antioxidants.

-Oats are high in fiber, reduces heart disease risk, and lowers cholesterol.

The information on the benefits of the ingredients was researched from http://www.draxe.com

No-Bake Vegan Carrot Cake Oatmeal Bars

Recently I have been obsessed with making healthy treats with a sneaky ingredient: CARROTS! If you haven’t already checked out my Sweet & Creamy Carrot Pudding recipe, you must try it. Adding carrots to your healthy treats is great because you are getting so many extra health benefits, yet it does not taste like you are eating vegetables. Today I am sharing with you my easy, no-bake, vegan carrot cake oatmeal bars. These are good as a delicious breakfast or snack. I like to add a dollop of coconut yogurt on top of mine. Enjoy!

Preparation + Chill Time: 55 minutes

Makes about 9-10 servings


  • 5 Pitted Medjool Dates
  • 2 T Melted Coconut Oil
  • 1 lb Carrots (peeled)
  • 1/3 C Almond Butter
  • 6 T Maple Syrup or Honey
  • 2 t Vanilla Extract
  • 3 t Cinnamon
  • 2 t Allspice
  • 2 t Ginger Powder
  • 1 T Ground Flax Seed
  • 1 T Orange Juice
  • Dash of Salt
  • 1 1/4 C Pecans (divided)
  • 2 C Oats


  1. Put all of the ingredients in a food processor or blender except the pecans and oats. Take 1 C of the Pecans and add to the blender, leaving 1/4 C aside. Blend the ingredients until the mixture is completely smooth.
  2. Transfer the blended mixture to a large bowl. Add the 2 C of Oats. Mix with a large wooden spoon until evenly incorporated.
  3. Chop the remaining 1/4 C of pecans into small pieces. Add to the large bowl and evenly mix into the batter.
  4. Scoop the mixture from the bowl into a square 8″x8″ pan. Press down with a spatula until it is completely flat and evenly distributed. Place in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove from the freezer and cut into bars.
  6. Store the bars in the fridge.

carrot cake 2

Benefits of this recipe:

-Carrots are very high in Vitamin A, which protects eye health and vision. They are high in antioxidants, can help lower cholesterol, help protect against cancer, improve immunity, boosts skin health, and helps improve brain function.

-Dates have high levels of soluble fiber which optimizes digestion. They also decrease cholesterol, boost energy, and boost bone health.

-Oats are high in fiber, reduces heart disease risk, and lowers cholesterol.

The information on the benefits of the ingredients was researched from http://www.draxe.com