My husband and I celebrated our last Christmas Before Child (CBC) this year. We made every effort to do very little of anything. Next year, there will be a tiny human involved, so Lord only knows what the season will bring. Surely, there will be an ornament shortage on the bottom half of our Christmas tree and a “My First Christmas”onesie in the mix.
I spent my CBC in the kitchen, napping and reading before heading to the movie theatre to watch Disney’s Moana (amazing, BTW). We also discussed holiday traditions. You see, Tony and I don’t have any established traditions for Christmas. We could re-invent or re-create our childhood traditions – OR, we can make our own. We chose the latter.
Holiday Tradition #1
Dairy-free Vanilla Bean Bread Pudding
with Vegan Biscoff Sauce
Dairy-Free Vanilla Bean Bread Pudding
- 1 roll of Annie’s Organic Crescent Rolls (8 crescent rolls)
- 2 whole vanilla beans
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 cups almond milk
- 3 eggs
- 3 tsp vanilla extract
- Bake crescent rolls (instructions on label), let cool
- Tear crescent rolls into bite size pieces, set aside
- In a large bowl, combine sugar, vanilla bean paste (split vanilla beans and scrape insides), almond milk, eggs and vanilla extract
- Stir in crescent rolls
- Transfer mixture to a greased 8×8 baking dish
- Bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees, let cool
- Drizzle Vegan Biscoff Sauce over pudding and enjoy!
Vegan Biscoff Sauce
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 4 TBSP Biscoff Cookie Butter
- Place coconut oil and maple syrup in a microwave safe bowl
- Heat for 30-60 seconds
- Whisk until smooth
- Add Biscoff Cookie Butter, whisk until desired consistency is achieved
What holiday traditions matter most to you?