Browse through some of the best American vegan recipes online!
A chocolate rocky road cake by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake that will blow you away! The chocolate mousse base is made rich with the use of avocado and coconut and the sweetener can be your choice of coconut nectar, agave, or honey. Fold in plenty of nuts and raw vegan "marshmallows" for a truly authentic rocky road experience turned RAW!
Make 1 big, beautiful rainbow cheesecake or lots of little mini cheesecakes with this divine and ultra colorful recipe by Ulyana Michailov of Kitchen Fairy. She uses macadamia nuts for their rich flavor and high oil content, making for a truly decadent experience. Source out the freshest macadamia nuts you can find as this will make a big difference in the result. Mac nuts are rich in monounsaturated fats and nutrients such as thiamin, manganese, magnesium and copper, and are a special treat that taste oh-so-delicious!
There are so many ways to enjoy this gorgeously sweet and simple raw vegan caramel sauce by Sarah McMinn of The Sweet Life!
*Top your raw cakes and pies with a dollop or drizzle
*Use as a dip with slices of fresh fruit
*Top raw ice cream
*Drizzle it over hot chocolate
*Add a spoonful to nut milk or a smoothie to sweeten it up a bit
*Straight up with a spoon
No shame in admitting sometimes the craving hits for something naughty...Cheez-It naughty...
Well if you find yourself in that predicament have no fear, Lisa Viger of Raw on $10 a Day or Less has the perfect recipe for you!
These turn out crunchy, salty, cheesy, with just the perfect amount of spice. And the best part is they're made with 100% raw, wholesome ingredients that you can feel good about ingesting. Enjoy!
The rich and intricate flavor of intense dark chocolate merges with the delicate flavor and aroma of blood orange as well as a surprising kick of habanero chili pepper. This raw brownie by Amy Lyons is beyond delicious and knocks the socks off of any cooked brownie recipe! Sink your teeth in and experience the bliss-inducing effects of truly raw cacao and the tummy warming effects of habanero!
How could we not want to share this incredible recipe from Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw?! A dense chocolate walnut cake made with almond pulp, walnuts, date paste, raw cacao and vanilla formed into cupcake sized delights, topped with a creamy raspberry cashew frosting. You can devour one of these sweet treats completely guilt free. Perfect for Valentines day or any special event.
This recipe is in honor of all those raw food lovers who wish they could sit down and enjoy a warm, hearty meal once in a while. Raw food doesn't have to be all about cold salads 100% of the time. Recipes like this one by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake can really help one get through the colder season feeling nourished and satisfied. Marinated portabello mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, and crimini onions soften in a creamy garlic sauce, topped with a yummy walnut crumble. Put that dehydrator to good use and enjoy this delicious casserole tonight!
Raw, vegan and gluten free, these savory mushroom burgers by Lisa Viger of Raw on $10 a Day or Less are definitely on the menu tonight! Serve on a bed of fresh lettuce with a dollop of fresh avocado mayo, some extra chopped red onion, and maybe a few diced tomatos or hot peppers.
While we love our precious salads and smoothies, there is definitely more to the raw food diet than simple fruits and veggies! When the craving for something familiar and decadent hits (like an ice cream sandwich, perhaps?) then this is the recipe to turn to! It's Karolina's epic nut free hemp sandwich cookies with chocolate chip mint ice cream! All raw, all vegan.
The simple action of making fresh fruit and vegetable juice for yourself daily can be a huge boon to your health and vitality! And Christina Ross of Love-Fed.com just made the whole process even sweeter with this recipe for carrot cupcakes using the leftover pulp. Complete with coconut vanilla bean frosting! Enjoy!
Christina shows us what to do with all that leftover almond pulp after making fresh almond milk! We love not letting anything go to waste, don't you?
Are you or someone you know still under the impression that an epic cheesecake requires firing up that old oven? This recipe proves that nothing could be farther from the truth! A luscious and silky smooth lemony vanilla cashew cheesecake filling infused with a touch of lavender flower, marbled with swirls of sweet blackberry puree, atop a sweet, crumbly hazelnut and date crust. A raw vegan masterpiece!
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!