Browse through some of the best American vegan recipes online!
A raw vegan sundae recipe of EPIC proportions. If you're wanting to step out on a limb and get a little wild and crazy in your kitchen than this is the recipe for you. Even though this recipe calls for 3 different flavors of ice cream they are all born of the same basic ice cream mix, and just require a few additional ingredients and tweaking to perfect. Who needs a knight in shining armor when you have one of these sundaes in hand?! Remember to rinse our your blender in-between the ice cream flavors.
A stunning Summer salad with some of the season's greatest fruity treasures! Freshly diced watermelon combines with peaches and tomatoes dressed with a lime and coconut nectar vinaigrette!
The soft, delicate flavor of summer peaches swirls together with sweet vanilla and the subtle spicy warmth of cardamon, all combined in a base cold, creamy dairy-free ice cream! What's not to absolutely adore about this recipe!
The magic of this tasty raw treat is that it's simply a matter of mixing up a few ingredients in a bowl, spreading everything out on teflex dehydrator sheets, and letting your dehydrator do the rest of the work for you. This granola is full of whole food goodness including fresh rolled oats, sunflower seeds, coconut flakes and sprouted buckwheat. It has a subtle cinnamon flavor and is sweetened only with pure maple syrup. Adding a bit of coconut oil to your granola recipes will give them a crunchier consistency and richer flavor!
Brandi says, "This has been one of my favorite salads of the summer! It's amazing and perfect for the late summer and early fall when peppers are inexpensive and plentiful!" If collards aren't your thing try kale in this recipe too, both will be totally delicious!
Fully Raw Kristina says, "This fat-free sweet treat is one to eat in the sunshine when you are celebrating being YOU! It's sweet and satisfying, and it has only four simple ingredients!" The perfect recipe to boost those glucose levels after a work out or outdoor play session! This recipe will most definitely help you cool down after all that fun in the sun.
Raise your glasses to the abundance of nature! This juice recipe by Golubka has the perfect balance with the saltiness of celery, sweetness of fresh garden tomatoes and carrots, refreshing and hydrating cucumber, bell pepper for added flavor and whatever fresh herbs are growing around you. Choose from dill, parsley, cilantro, mint or even oregano. You may also choose to give you juice even more kick by adding a touch of sea salt and spices.
Dreena says, "When I concocted this entirely “raw” Caesar dressing, it quickly became a sensation! The creaminess is derived from the blended raw nuts, and the taste is absolutely marvelous – almost unbelievable, in fact, that it tastes so authentic. Toss this dressing in crisp, torn romaine leaves, along with raw pumpkin seeds, pine nuts, and/or sliced tomatoes."
Dreena Burton says, "Let them eat brownies! You can feel good about munching on these raw brownies, made with nuts and dates… and don’t pass on making the frosting, it’s what makes these brownies especially delicious."
These chickpea salad wraps are healthy and light and taste way better than tuna salad! They can be made either raw with sprouted chickpeas or you may choose to steam them for a brief moment for digestibility. For a raw wrap use a big, fresh leaf of collard greens or chard, or you can easily use a sprouted whole grain tortilla or sandwich bread. This recipe combines an array of great flavors with ingredients such as dijon mustard, parsley, tahini, red wine vinegar and capers, and also has great texture variation through soft chickpeas and crunchy diced celery, apple, and bell pepper. A dash of kelp powder is added to give it that "of the sea" flavor similar to a tuna salad without the fish!
A simple, tangy salad of romaine, kale, and fresh onion topped with a light blueberry vinaigrette made from fresh berries, olive oil, coconut nectar, and apple cider vinegar. Try coconut vinegar too for a slightly more fruity alternative. The dried blueberries lend a wonderful sweetness and chewy texture that works just like raisins, only with more antioxidants and nutrition.
It's the weekend so why not go all out with this epic breakfast banana split recipe by none other than Lisa Pitman! This recipe was made for a birthday celebration, but since every day should be a celebration of life it is perfect for anytime of the year. Frozen banana soft serve combines with almond butter gingersnap cookies and a chocolate cashew sauce, topped with fresh banana slices and berries. Lisa says, "This incredible birthday breakfast will provide you with plenty of energy for a day of dance parties and enthusiastic entertaining while nourishing your body with nutrient-dense deliciousness."
In need of a mid day snack to accompany that tall glass of refreshing ice tea? How about these apricot jam bars with sweet apricot puree sitting elegantly atop a light and crumbly coconut flour crust. The flavors of fresh coconut butter, apricots and vanilla will dance on the tongue and uplift the spirit. This recipe requires no dehydration at all, only a brief moment in the fridge to set. Coconut flour is available from a few different companies these days, but we highly recommend Coconut Secrets brand. EnJOY!
If you walk into someones garden this time of year you are likely to find zucchini in abundance! This is a unique and playful recipe by Lisa Viger for stuffed squash blossoms done in the raw. You can also find these beautiful seasonal flowers all over at most local farmers markets during the height of the summer squash season. They are delicate so pick or purchase right before you intend to make this recipe!
Want to achieve the silkiest, smoothest, richest mousse pudding consistency without using eggs, butter, or cream? Than turn to none other than the noble avocado, which will not only create that texture you desire but also infuse your recipe with loads of heart healthy mono-unsaturated fats, vitamin E, Vitamin K, and folate! Within this recipe you will also find tips from Jennifer Cornbleet on how to turn your mousse into an ice cream, a chocolate sauce, and a buttercream frosting. For the parfait, layer with a blended coconut cream. Dip in and enjoy!
Ladies and gentlemen, get those strawberries washed and ready for dipping! This recipe by Gena Hemshaw makes a great dip for berries but can also be eaten with a spoon for a truly decadent experience. Irish moss gel is used to whip this pudding up into a lightweight delight, while truly raw cacao powder combines with cashews, almond milk and dates to create rich creamy depth and sweetness.
Celebrate this abundantly fruity season with a cooler-than-a-cucumber popsicle recipe by Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram! Super sweet, refreshing, and completely fat free! The perfect seasonal treat to enjoy poolside while chilling in the warm sunshine.
Fruit crisp: one of summer's most beloved desserts! Everyone enjoys a delicious fruit crisp (perhaps with some coconut vanilla bean ice cream on top!), and with all of the fresh fruit in season just dripping with juicy ripeness the possibilites are endless. Try out this blackberry crisp by Jennifer Cornbleet, and try her other variations mentioned below as well for a blueberry, cherry, or peach version. We'll have a serving of all 4, please!
A walnut and fig crust combines with a silky, ultra creamy chocolate filling to create a dessert that is nearly impossible to resist! While gourmet in appearance, this chocolate cake is actually very easy to make and only requires 3 ingredients for the crust and 4 ingredients for the filling. This recipe calls for a melted raw chocolate bar. Use whichever variety is your favorite! Might we recommend Lulu's Chocolate, Righteously Raw, or Fortina. You could also use gently melted Rawmio Chocolate Almond Butter!
These chocolatey truffle balls are given a light, nearly cooked consistency due to that secret ingredient every striving raw chef needs in their arsenal: Irish Moss. By letting the dough firm up in the fridge, and then placing in the dehydrator overnight, you will achieve what almost tastes and feels like a fresh homemade donut hole! Make this quick recipe on a Friday night and enjoy them Saturday morning for a well deserved weekend breakfast treat!