Breaking Bad Blue Meth Cupcakes

Some Breaking Bad love for VeganMofo's TV Tuesday!

I admit, this isn't my usual fare, but I made these to celebrate that Breaking Bad has reminded us all what the medium of television is capable of: awesomeness at around 99% purity. Maybe even a touch beyond that. White gold.

Someone else is going to have to eat these monstrosities because I don't do drugs or junk food as a general rule... but these are vegan AND oil-free AND gluten-free! Way more pure than regular old street cupcakes, obvs. So I might have to try one. Just this once. I give unto thee, for great dramatic television celebratory purposes only:

Blue Meth Cupcakes

Blue Meth Crystals (Blue Toffee/Hard Candy)

500g (Walter) white sugar
3/4 cup cold water
1 tablespoon of pulp-free lemon juice or (Walter) white vinegar
a few drops of blue food colour

Place all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat and stir until sugar completely

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Oil-Free Maple Banana Bread Muffins and Tofu Jerky, What Oil-Free Really Means, and Vegan Food Gifts!

We went for a playdate at Sarah's place and there was some lovely vegan food on-the-go.


Oil-free Maple Banana Bread Muffins - from The Everyday Vegan - recipe on Dreena Burton's website.

I think it's worth pointing out - while I'm feeling pedantic! - that there's oil in most shop-bought plant-based milks. Certainly shop-bought plant-based milks are healthier than the (cruelty-based) animal-alternatives, but it's something to keep in mind if you're trying to lower your cholesterol: oil is one of the only things than will raise your cholesterol on a vegan plant-based diet, particularly the tropic oils: coconut and palm - these don't contain cholesterol but your body will make cholesterol after you consume them. If you make soy milk or nut milk at home, you can leave the oil out. If you have low cholesterol - like most long-term vegans - a tiny bit of oil here and there won't have much effect, so it's not a concern. It's

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