Create amazing banana recipes from banana cream pie to banana shakes to help and sustain you on your raw journey!
If you love to start your day with a nutrient dense smoothie you'll love this delicious recipe by Koko Brill of Kokos Kitchen! A base of pure homemade almond milk combines with frozen peaches and raspberries, dates, banana, and a handful each of some of the most classically adored superfoods: hemp seeds, chia seeds, goji berries, and cacao. Enjoy for breakfast and start your day nourished and fully charged up!
This wholesome dessert recipe by Eva Hajkova of RawEva.com comes together very effortlessly and is made with the simplest of ingredients. It is completely nut-free and is made with mainly fresh and dried fruits along with one of our favorite superfoods of all: coconut oil. Even children with nut allergies can enjoy this yummy treat! Garnish with a sprinkling of coconut flakes and cacao powder or nibs, and dig in!
Raw and gluten free gingerbread cookies made with buckwheat, dates, flax seeds and a blend of deliciously sweet and cozy spices sandwich a dense layer of creamy, cinnamon spiked banana ice cream. If you like gingerbread cookies and you like ice cream (who doesn't!?) you'll love this perfect fusion of the two by Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen!
Feeling a tell-tale tickle in your throat? If so do not waste another moment! Bust out this amazing Cold Bustin Smoothie by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish and drastically decrease your chances of falling ill. This is a completely tasty smoothie with a potent dose of the following medicinal plant foods: fresh (or powdered) turmeric root, ginger, lemon, pomegranate, and cranberries. Banana and apple or pear add body, additional vitamins, energizing carbohydrates and yummy flavor. Use frozen banana for an icier effect. Keep this recipe handy in your virtual wellness cabinet whenever your body feels like it could benefit from a little immune system boost.
Hey you! Craving a little energy boost this afternoon? If so than you've stumbled upon the perfect recipe to wake up the senses, energize, hydrate those thirsty cells and generally add a little pep to your step. Enjoy this beautiful smoothie by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen featuring fresh young coconut water, celery (electrolyte central!) banana, cucumber, melon, and a blend of whichever berries suit your fancy. You'll feel utterly renewed!
A moist and decadent raw chocolate cake by Chris Anca of Tales of A Kitchen complete with a layer of gooey caramel and a sprinkling of cacao nibs and cacao powder for that perfect finishing touch. Each bite delivers a firm yet creamy texture with a delicious intermittent crunch of walnuts and cacao nibs. If your life could use a healthy dose of chocolate right about now than we encourage you to try this incredible recipe (which Chris admits is one of her finest!). Be sure to bookmark this one for the Holidays ahead!
Looking for ways to sneak a little more dark green action into your life? This is it... After one sip of this delicious shake you'll be so lost in the zesty, citrus-infused chocolate flavor and thick, creamy texture to ever suspect that hidden within is one of the world's most healthy and nutrient dense foods: beet greens. Try it out for yourself - in doing so you'll benefit from loads of Vitamins K, C, A and minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, manganese, and copper - all of which are found abundantly in beet greens!
Thank you to Lisa Viger of Raw on 10 a Day or Less for another great recipe!
These raw chocolatey ice cream sandwiches by Priscilla Soler of Gastrawnomica utilize carob, the sweet and stimulant free legume often used as a replacement for cacao in recipes for those looking to avoid it. Two coconut banana cookies sandwich a generous helping of melty and creamy banana ice cream. A simple, low fat treat you can enjoy any time of the day! Ice cream sandwiches for breakfast? With this healthy recipe why not!
With a list of ingredients so simple, pure and wholesome how could you possibly resist this beautiful Mango Pear Cobbler by Kristina Ladecka of Spiced Blueberry Shake? Just looking at it is uplifting with its sunny combination of bright colors! She chose to use raspberries for a nice contrast of color - blackberries or blueberries would have an equally pleasing effect. Take a slice and enjoy!
When we came across this truly incredible recipe by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life we were instantly transported to our youth, a time of dilly bars and dipped cones. While it's probably been a while since your last Dairy Queen indulgence, this recipe may bring back some memories for you too. That being said this version will knock out any dairy and sugar laden ice cream bar you've ever had right out of the park. Made with simple banana ice cream, raw cacao, superfoods and wholesome sweeteners, this recipe will nourish both your soul AND your body.
A vegan milkshake made from scratch with all raw and organic ingredients by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen! A base of fresh, creamy and richly nutritious macadamia nut milk combines with the last of the season's strawberries, a banana, some avocado for texture and a touch of the healthy sweetener of your choice. Creamy, delectable and perfect for a healthy dessert or fancy breakfast treat! Top with raw cacao nibs.
Once upon a time... this amazing smoothie transformed Fall mornings into delectable treats!
This creamy morning milkshake stars Dastony's sprouted pumpkin seed butter, seasonal fruit and warming spices.
Pumpkin seeds are packed with beautifying foods like zinc and vitamin E so Prince Charming will be rushing over. And this smoothie is a great way to triumph over evil stepmothers... or evil parasites, inflammation and kidney stones. Rich in protein, fiber, probiotics and vitamins, this is the perfect way to start the day with energy or end it happily ever after!
If you ever get hit with a cupcake craving Priscilla Soler of Gastrawnomica has your back with this recipe for delicious blueberry mini cakes topped with coconut cream frosting! The cake batter turns out very moist and soft - similar in texture to cookie dough - yet is just a simple combination of coconut flour, fresh banana, mashed blueberries, a splash of almond milk and a touch of sweetener. Creative and fun for kids too! Let them help shape the cakes and add the frosting themselves.
This creamy concoction is perfect for these end of summer, early Fall days since it takes advantage of the last of the summer’s seasonal fruit, but is also a rich and satisfying mélange to ease the body into heavier foods as the autumn and winter seasons roll around. This is the crème-de-la-crème of creamy beverages – so simple, but elegant!
Enter into a state of blissful nirvana by cozying up to a slice of this epic raw banana cream pie by chef Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life! A nut and date crust is topped with layers of dark, rich chocolate avocado pudding, fresh slices of ripe banana, and fluffy, white coconut whipped cream. Does it get any better than this? Nope!
Spruce up your usual banana ice cream creation by adding to the mix some raw nut butter and strawberries to create a PB&J - like effect. If you're drooling from looking at this picture you'll be happy to know it is a super easy thing to make! Freeze some bananas up today, pick up some fresh strawberries, and bust out the Dastony stone ground nut butter to create this awesome healthy treat by Priscilla Soler of Gastawnomica
A wonderful dessert by Priscilla Soler of Gastrawnomica which utilizes the natural sweetness found in carrots and banana instead of relying on anything refined. The cake itself is nut free and has a nice light texture and is so delicious paired with the creamy young coconut cream frosting. You can choose to make this recipe fat free by substituting banana ice cream for the coconut frosting on top. Enjoy!
An indulgent, creamy, milkshake-like smoothie by Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen that just so happens to be rich in chlorophyll and packed to the brim with nutrition! A base of fresh brazil nut milk blends with frozen banana, kale, spinach, and a dash of chlorella and maca to create something equally pleasing to both your taste buds and your body. Have fun with your green smoothies and try out a base of fresh nut milk for an added creaminess that is so delicious!
An epic icy cold chocolate superfood shake by Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw with chocolate syrup drizzled throughout! Start by blending chilled medicinal chaga mushroom tea with raw cashews to create a creamy milk. Then add in your superfood powerhouse ingredients: lucuma, maca, mesquite, chia, raw cacao, ashwaganda and more! Blend with ice and frozen banana until completely smooth, creamy and delicious!