The Best Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe - Nowadays, due to the development of diagnosis, improvement of the way people seek for medical help and the vast incidence of weight related diseases, people are seeing the importance of losing weight and eating healthy, not for looking good alone, but to feel good and to live life longer.
Though veganism is under or a type of a vegetarian diet, it is also considered as a lifestyle because it requires one to not only exclude meat in your diet, but also exclude egg, dairy products and any food that includes animals in the processing.
So, if you are a vegan, or at least want to try vegan cooking, here is a vegan chocolate chip cookies that will jumpstart your conversion. In order to make these cookies you will need the following:
* 2 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 teaspoon baking soda
* 3/4 cup granulated (white) sugar
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 1 cup softened Earth Balance (although Earth Balance is the best, you may use any other non-dairy butter/margarine)
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
* 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
* Egg replacer for 2 eggs
* 2 cups (12-ounce package) semi-sweet chocolate chips
* 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
To start making the vegan chocolate chip cookies in a small bowl, mix the flour, baking soda and salt. In a larger bowl beat the butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and vanilla. Then add the egg replacer one at a time while beating well in every addition of it. After that you need to gradually beat in the flour mixture. Then stir the chip and nuts with the mixture. Grab a round teaspoon and scoop the mixture with it, then drop it on the ungreased baking sheets. Bake it for 8 to 10 minutes until it is golden brown. Let it cool for 2 minutes before removing it on the baking pan. After 2 minutes take it out and put it on the wire racks to completely cook.
So, these vegan chocolate chip cookies recipe is just one of the recipes that you could try out for yourself to start your new lifestyle. Just make sure that you are fully committed to really change your lifestyle especially if you are planning to change into vegan. But you might also try out to be flexi-vegetarian and then semi-vegetarian before venturing to be vegan. Flexitarian or flexi-vegetarian eats mostly vegetarian food, but also eats meat occasionally. Semi-vegetarian is also a type of a vegetarian diet, but eats fish. These steps will help you in a gradual change of lifestyle that makes things easier than abruptly changing your lifestyle.