Browse through some of the best American vegan recipes online!
Oh my, banana cream pie! This has to be the best raw, vegan banana cream pie we've come across. A decadent culinary experience complete with a rich, buttery crust with hints of salt, creamy coconut banana filling, a layer of dense chocolate, vanilla frosting, and crunchy macadamia coconut streusel. Sink your teeth into a little piece of heaven!
This recipe has a lot going on! A fully raw flax cracker style crust is topped with fresh zucchini and sesame butter hummus and plenty of veggie "pizza" fixings such as tomato, onion, and marinated mushrooms! The look is definitely reminiscent of pizza, the texture somewhat tostado-like. Whatever it is it sure is yummy!
In the mood for a snack? How about a few handfuls of spicy, beta carotene, vitamin c and vitamin b6 rich sweet potato chips dehydrated to crispy, salty perfection!
When it comes to raw cheesecake crafting, there is no other chef with skills quite like Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw! While these mini cheesecakes may be rich, they are flavor balanced perfectly with hints of lemon and ginger, and are so easy to make!! Top with fresh berries for a fun pop of juicy color!
Are you a pecan pie lover like us!? This traditional American dessert is synonymous with the Holidays. And now thanks to Christina Ross we have a much healthier option to the butter and sugar laden recipe typically used. Gooey dates, lucuma, vanilla, coconut crystals, cinnamon and rich crunchy pecans make up a few of the ingredients included in this all raw recipe.
This recipe is so simple and tasty and you're likely to have all the ingredients in your kitchen already. A raw vegan apple pie warmed up with cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice, finished with a dolup of almond butter based caramel sauce.
Relax with a cup of warm (or hot!) superfood haute chocolate and nourish your body and spirit with each delicious sip. This recipe also makes a fabulous DIY Holiday gift idea for friends and family. All of the dry ingredients can be mixed together and placed in a cute, festive glass jar with a bow or ribbon. A few suggestions from the chef, Sarah Britton: "If you do not like spiced hot chocolate, just use the first four listed ingredients, plus milk or water. If you do not have or cannot find coconut sugar, leave this ingredient out of the mix and sweeten the finished beverage with honey or maple syrup." Check out Sarah's blog for a complete description of ingredients and more fun recipes!
For this delectable and perfectly Holiday appropriate dessert recipe layers of freshly sliced apple sticks or *apple cinnamon nut crust combine blissfully between layers of apple cream cheesecake filling. Top everything with a generous drizzling of raw lucuma almond butter caramel sauce
Kristina says, "This is a great recipe without any fat! A hearty 811 meal should you choose to indulge!"
Pumpkin puree and luscious, juicy persimmons blend together in your Vitamix with fresh almond milk, dates, and a pinch of vanilla or nutmeg....is it a dessert or a soup? You decide!
Just because you eat a healthy diet does not mean you have to miss out on old traditions like creating fabulous Holiday inspired desserts. This recipe by Jenné Claiborne of Sweet Potato Soul will surely ignite the spirit of the season within you! Fun, highly nutritious, and way more nice than naughty, serve these cookies with hot tea while sitting around the fireplace, or put out a plate for Santa (we've heard he's gone raw!)
Browsing through Laura-Dawn's recipe collection at Sacred Source Nutrition is always a good idea! You will surely be drooling and inspired to make some of her healthy raw treats. This recipe will have you licking your fingers and scraping the sides of your food processor for every delicious morsel. Macadamia nuts, raw honey, fresh coconut meat and sundried flakes, cacao nibs and vanilla...can you go wrong?!
A quick recipe by Nicole Axworthy for Coconut Joy truffles using raw shredded coconut, agave, melted coconut butter and truly raw cacao butter and cocoa powder. A melt in your mouth chocolatey shell filled with chewy coconut. Yum!
Enjoy a gooey, doughy, sweetly spiced cinnamon roll while maintaining your raw diet! Hazelnut pulp, ground flaxseed, figs and dates form base ingredients for the rolls themselves. The almond cream is a simple and delicious blend of soaked almonds, dates, a touch of coconut oil and a dash of cardamon and nutmeg to spice it up.
The cinnamon rolls were an adaption of a recipe from Goneraw, check it out for more inspiration!: http://goneraw.com/recipe/cinnamon-rolls
Alkalinize and mineralize! It's the name of the game. You can do both with this recipe for a zesty raw kale salad by Tess Masters. Quick to prepare and always a favorite at any potluck, kale salad is a staple on the raw vegan diet for good reason. This one contains fresh mint, pumpkin and hemp seeds, and a dash of red chili flakes. Delicious, filling, and packed to the max with nutrition!
Todays daily dose of pumpkin! This recipe is very simple and oh-so Fall! Sweet, thick and chock full of beta carotene, potassium and glucose to get your body moving.
This recipe involves some steps and preparation, but if you're craving a dense, hearty quiche and have the time to throw this recipe together we highly recommend it! You will end up with a truly rich, flavorful rendition of a quiche without having to relay on the use of eggs or dairy products. Crimini mushroom, white onion, bell pepper, and chopped kale are included in the filling along with a macadamia and zucchini "egg" salad mixture, while the buttery crust is made from a combination of almond flour and flax.
A winning kale chip recipe by Chef Priscilla! Cheesy, crispy and delightfully herby. The sauce is an easy mixture of soaked cashews, soaked pumpkin seeds and yellow bell pepper as well as raw miso, lemon juice, mineral salt and a generous dash of nutritional yeast. Coat each bit of kale evenly for a flavor explosion with every nibble.
We love taking part in Marlie Centawer's Smoothie Sundays! This particular creation can be made high raw with cooked pureed pumpkin OR do like we do and keep the pumpkin puree raw by simply blending up the flesh of sweet pie pumpkin in your blender until smooth. Hemp mylk makes a great base for this smoothie with its thick creamy texture, earthy flavor, and high nutrient content. Fresh banana and a few soaked dates help to thicken and sweeten things up and the spices add that spicy pumpkin pie flavor we all love this time of year.
Thinly sliced spiralized butternut squash with fresh or dried cranberries and a generous drizzling of creamy almond butter sauce. Get back on a healthy track after last weeks feasting with a light yet filling, healthy and ultra fresh raw meal that will leave you beaming with energy.