Enjoy some of the best avocado recipes on the internet. From classic guacamole to healthy avocado fries.
Tasty raw vegan sushi rolls by Kerry Ogden complete with cauliflower rice, avocado, raw veggie fixings of your choice, and a delectable pistachio miso dipping sauce. Many don't realize that the dark greenish paper wrapping around traditional sushi is actually a variety of seaweed called nori. High in trace minerals and amino acids, nori is delicious and highly satisfying. Once you get your rolling technique down you'll be a sushi-making machine and loving every minute of it!
Unfortunately in this modern day in age our bodies have to deal with many pollutants from those found in the air we breath to the water and foods we ingest. We can't avoid them completely, but what we CAN do is make sure to provide our bodies with foods that are highly detoxifying. This recipe by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw Lifestyles has lots of alkalinizing greens including cilantro (which helps draw out heavy metals), avocado for a healthy dose of brain-nourishing fat, and fresh citrus for a hefty dose of fiber, bioflavonoids and vitamin C. This is the perfect clean-fuel recipe to start your day off on the right foot.
The weekend time calls for at least one special treat, and if you're looking for absolute healthy decadence than this recipe by Emily Von Euw is it! Avocado combines with banana, dates, fresh nut milk and chocolate protein powder to create a thick milkshake-like consistency. The recipe's real pizazz comes from a layer of coconut whipped cream, made simply from coconut milk, vanilla bean, and a pinch of stevia. Top with cacao nibs and you have one tasty creation!
Peanut butter and banana: a winning combination equally beloved by both children and adults! This decadent recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake combines the two together with a thick layer of raw chocolate mousse atop a delicious raw pie crust. She has left all of aflatoxins behind by utilizing raw jungle peanuts - a mold-free variety which is much healthier for us and less allergenic. Enjoy!
A completely tasty and filing savory dish by Rachael Campbell with a lot of versatility! If you're looking to make your salads more substantial try adding a scoop of this mock tuna salad. It is full of healthy proteins and fats to keep you feeling satisfied, and the nuts and seeds are soaked beforehand for ultimate nutrition and ease of digestion. This also makes a great filling for wraps such as nori rolls, a delicious dip paired with sliced veggies, or a spread on raw crackers.
When you combine the right ingredients together even the most healthy food can be exciting and taste absolutely amazing. This Super Love Smoothie Bowl was created by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw Lifestyles with a few key ingredients serving as inspiration: hemp seeds, avocado, maca and fresh strawberries. Show your body some LOVE this Valentines day by serving this vibrant superfood smoothie for breakfast. The whole family will enjoy it!
Near-translucent sheets of thinly sliced daikon radish wrap around a simple filling of avocado, shiso leaves, julienned cucumber, snow peas, and radish sprouts with a spritz of fresh yuzu lime. The flavors of everything combined are subtle at first and become more pronounced as you chew - like sashimi rolls minus the fish. Enjoy this lovely Asian-inspired recipe by Doris Choi of Fresh Energy Recipes!
Ribbons of thinly sliced cucumber wrap around a delicious filling of parsnip and cashew rice speckled with raw nori flakes. Such a cute, simple and healthy appetizer or snack from Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish! Top with a chunk of fresh avocado for the perfect bite sized savory treat.
Sweet, heavenly decadence by Kristina Ladecka of Spiced Blueberry Shake! A coconut and date crust layered with a dark chocolate mousse, whipped coconut cream with fresh vanilla bean and a garnish of lavender flowers and fresh figs. Luxurious yet completely guilt-free! If fresh figs aren't available try substituting blueberries or even slices of fresh pear. If a special occasion arises you now have the perfect dessert to celebrate with....
Bring a little fun, creativity and SPICE to your kitchen today with this raw version of a simple taco salad by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish! The handful of ingredients come together so effortlessly, even the walnut taco meat takes but a few seconds to make with a pulse or two in the food processor. If you pack lunches for yourself in the morning this makes a great healthy salad option for work. Simply place your ingredients in a mason jar and give it a good shake before eating. If you're really hungry you can easily double the recipe. Enjoy!
It's a new year and there is no time like the present to fully embrace the nutritional powerhouse that is kale. This recipe by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney utilizes our favorite dark leafy vegetable in a very simple and back-to-basics fashion - fresh kale is chopped, combined with lemon juice, the optional dash of olive oil, salt and pepper, 1 large and very ripe avocado, and freshly grated ginger then massaged to soften. Make kale salad a staple in your diet for 2014 and reap the health benefits. Packed with protein, minerals, healthy fats, tons of chlorophyll and absolutely no sugar, you'll feel like a million dollars after consuming this recipe! Make extra and store in the fridge - it tastes great the next day too.
A deliciously savory and robustly flavored raw blended soup by Kibby Miller of Kibby's Blended Life , her take on a recipe originally found on Choosing Raw. Fresh and sun dried tomatoes blend with bell peppers, celery, fresh cilantro, a splash of citrus for that added tang, and spices of cumin, chili, paprika, and garlic. Oh, and don't forget that avocado, it's essential to create the soup's signature creamy texture. Diced veggies of your choice can be added at the end (tomato, avocado, corn kernels, more cilantro, etc.). Add broken flax crackers as a raw alternative to tortilla chips! A healthy, fresh, and low fat recipe. Enjoy!
A chocolate flavored raw and gluten free crust is layered with a silky chocolate avocado mousse, sweet and lemony cashew cream, and a sprinkling of raw cocoa powder on top. Each individual component of this recipe by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life is incredibly tasty all on its own, so no wonder when combined together the result is phenomenal!
When it comes to eggnog, the thicker and creamier the better. Indulge this year with an absolutely delectable recipe by Amanda Maquire of Pickles & Honey! Her recipe has all the components of traditional eggnog that you love (minus the booze), yet is it actually healthy for you. With even the "organic" and "natural" nogs on supermarket shelves you'll find added sugar, flavors and ingredients such as carrageenan so it's best to stick with something you make yourself. Lucky for you it's super easy! Enjoy and have a wonderfully healthy Holiday season this year!
"A raw enchilada, how is it even possible?" you may be wondering...
While this recipe isn't going to imitate a hot dish of cheese and sauce laden corn tortilla-based enchiladas it IS going to blow your mind by how delicious it is! Yes it is raw, so the textures will vary from a cooked enchilada, but you will get that irresistible combination of Mexican-esque flavors within the fresh salsa, cheesy cashew sauce, walnut and pumpkin seed nut meat and fresh veggie and flax based tortillas. When everything is combined your mind and taste buds will be blown away. Enjoy this truly gourmet (yet surprisingly simple) savory recipe by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life!
A decadent dark chocolate 4 layer masterpiece made with raw cacao and organic cherries for an extra potent hit of antioxidants! If you can't find fresh organic cherries try substituting frozen cherries that have been gently thawed. Enjoy this epic dessert by Kibby Miller of Kibby's Blended Life during life's next special occasion!
A quick, nutritious, and super flavorful raw dip or topping by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish made with fresh parsley, lemon juice, garlic, avocado and sunflower seeds! If you love avocado but want an alternative to the usual guacamole (or love pesto and want something a little lighter) this is a perfect recipe for you. Serve with fresh cucumber slices, or stuff some in a red bell pepper and top with sprouts, a sprinkling of hemp seeds, dulse flakes, and maybe a dash of black pepper or a splash of coconut aminos. Enjoy!
A deliciously creamy, oil-free, vegan Thai sauce made from avocado, tomato, jalapeno, onion, lime, ginger and cilantro dresses ribbons of fresh zucchini, shredded lettuce, crunchy veggies and cubes of juicy jicama. You will love this ultra fresh, flavorful, RAW Thai pasta dish by Priscilla Soler of Gastrawnomica! Serve it for dinner or lunch today, you will be happy that you did!
Creamy mint and vanilla infused avocado and coconut pudding, layered with chocolate chunks and raw cacao nibs, spooned over an all-raw, gluten free chocolate pie crust. You'll be amazed by the lovely flavor and textures of this sensational chocolate mint dessert by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake.
Embrace the season of abundance with this decadent and festive pumpkin spice pie by Amie Sue of Nouveau Raw! It is sweet and rich with a lovely texture. The filling is made of mainly fresh sugar pumpkin, dates, spices, a touch of coconut oil and sweetener, and avocado for that lovely creamy texture. The only nuts in the recipe are the raw pecans found in the crust - so even those with sensitive tummies can enjoy this recipe! Happy Fall to All!