Create amazing banana recipes from banana cream pie to banana shakes to help and sustain you on your raw journey!
This green smoothie by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen is packed with all the good stuff: fresh fruit, leafy greens, coconut water, popped (or sprouted) quinoa, and even an added medicinal boost of fresh turmeric and ginger root. If you like smoothies with added crunchiness for a fun variation of texture, and like your green smoothies to be substantial enough to hold you over until lunch, you will love this nutrient-packed recipe. Enjoy!
This recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake will have you fooled into thinking there's no way it can be raw! A soft and dough-like shell wraps around a nectarous filling of fresh cherries, rhubarb, dates and coconut nectar. A whole coconut butter glaze adds the perfect finishing touch. Way better tasting and most definitely way better for your body than those processed pie snacks available at convenience markets. Gluten free, vegan, refined sugar free, and raw. Step into the light.....
A so-simple-it's-genius recipe shared by Gena Hemshaw from her highly anticipated recipe book Choosing Raw. This is a great way to get a well rounded snack into your body with a balanced ratio of healthy carbs, essential fats, proteins, and fresh greens. Green smoothies are great but sometimes you need to chew!
Please head over to Gena's blog for 2 more simple variations to play with including original pb +maple and cookies and cream. Tasty, nutritious, quick, beyond easy and GREAT for kids too!
Getting a little bored with your usual smoothie combos lately? Give this one a try from Gena Hemshaw of Choosing Raw! Fresh banana and grapes add that perfect level of sweetness while cucumber and coconut water add refreshing hydration. Avocado bumps up the creaminess factor while kale, spinach, cilantro and parsley add more nutrients and help the body detoxify. Enjoy!
You haven't lived until you try this amazing raw sorbet by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake! Two flavors combine together, strawberry cherry and black and blueberry, to create a perfectly chilled, refreshing and antioxidant-rich frozen treat you will feel absolutely great about putting in your body!
There's a trend these days: acai smoothies and smoothie bowls galore! If you can't get enough of all things fruity and acai you will love these yummy Acai Bery and Banana Mini Cheesecakes by Karielyn Tillman of Healthy Family and Home. A great dessert for both adults and children full of antioxidants, vitamins, phytonutrients and healthy fats. Enjoy!
Remember those epic ice cream cakes from childhood celebrations? Well now is your chance to relive the glory in the healthiest way possible. This masterpiece by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life is made with a base of banana "nice cream", frozen blueberries, raw cashews, real vanilla bean, and even has a dose of antioxidant-rich matcha powder thrown in for a beautiful contrast of color. Enjoy!
Attention health conscious parents! This sweet treat by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life makes for a perfect alternative to the frozen desserts out there laden with refined sugar. There are only 3 simple and wholesome ingredients used and we'll bet you even have them on hand already. Get your kiddos in the kitchen and have them help you prepare this delectable frozen banana ice cream tart!
The beautiful spring time brings with it a promise of warmer weather ahead, warmer weather and swim-suit ready bodies! Have a little sweet treat while maintaining your healthy eating plan with this raw, vegan, low sugar and paleo-friendly recipe by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney! With raw food it's the best of both (all) worlds.
What do you do when a sweet craving hits and you need something quick and healthy on the fly? THIS recipe - that's what! It's truly one of the most easy and satisfying raw treats around, especially for the warmer weather around the bend. A raw and vegan banana mylkshake with chocolate nibs by Emily vo Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life. Enjoy and try not to get too much of a brain freeze.
If you're bored of the usual fruit smoothie or cereal for breakfast then give this tasty gluten free and raw recipe by Chris Anca of Real Raw Kitchen a try! We've all heard of overnight oats but have you ever tried the same phenomenon with buckwheat groats? Give your body the nourishment that it deserves by starting the day right with nutrient and flavonoid rich buckwheat, vitamin and antioxidant rich fruit, protein, efa, and calcium packed chia, and a dose of healthy fats from coconut! Yum!
A creamy and dreamy chocolate covered frozen treat by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney that will leave you feeling like royalty upon each delicious bite. Dairy and refined sugar free, and made with antioxidant and flavonol- rich raw cacao powder. The "ice cream" in this recipe is actually pure frozen banana. What a delightful and healthy treat!
Would you believe upon first glance that this delectable recipe by Kristina Ladecka of Spiced Blueberry Shake is nut-free and actually very simple to make? Bust out those dehydrators and try your hand at making a batch of raw crepes complete with fresh fruit and raw coconut cream. Yum!
Didn't stumble across any 4 leaf clovers yesterday for St. Paddy's Day? No worries, you'll feel even luckier after drinking this protein-rich, superfood smoothie. That gorgeous green hue comes from spirulina, a complete protein containing all the essential amino acids. It’s rich in gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), and also provides alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). As for that spoonful of bee pollen, it has antibiotic properties that can help protect the body from contracting viruses.
Mix up your usual fruit or smoothie breakfast with this tasty gluten-free pudding/porridge recipe by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish! This is a truly wholesome dish with an earthy flavor that will remind you of grain/oat based porridge. The addition of chia adds a nice protein and efa boost. Top with pomegranate, hemp seeds, cinnamon, a sprinkling of coconut sugar, or additional chia seeds and enjoy!