Browse through some of the best vegan breakfast recipes!
A creative and truly gourmet raw vegan recipe inspired by Danish pastries, served with homemade chocolate sauce and fresh juicy nectarines! Enjoy it for your next weekend brunch!
Pineapple, banana, raspberries, mache and vanilla combine together to form a magnificent display of colorful nutrition bursting with life force. If you're not familiar with mache it is a green leafy veggie very similar in taste to spinach. Feel free to substitute any mild flavored green of your choosing. Even the kids will enjoy this recipe!
These little bite sized butternut squash cakes have just the perfect amount of sweetness and turn out soft, buttery and moist. Nutmeg, clove, cinnamon and vanilla come together to give these cookies an almost pumpkin pie like flavor. Top with a spoonful of sweet cranberry jam!
Delicious energy cookie bars with a chewy sweet consistency, perfect for travel or when you're on the run. This recipe by Amber Crawley is also a great one for kids, and if you add a bit of vegan protein powder it will also really help up their amino acids for the day. Simple, wholesome nutrition in a cookie-like energy bar!
A total meal in a glass with alkalinizing kale, plenty of ripe banana and pineapple for smooth creamy sweetness, coconut water for extra hydration and minerals, and Epic Protein Powder for strength building, immune enhancing and easy to assimilate amino acids. You won't need anything else for a healthy nourishing breakfast or snack!
Hydrating and nourishing your body has never tasted so sweet! These 2 smoothies are so quick to throw together and will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized. Kristina recommends sticking a little umbrella in your glass, grabbing your favorite book, and soaking up all this yummy goodness while in the sunshine.
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.
A delicious blended whirlwind of fresh raspberries, blueberries, banana and chia seeds left to sit and thicken in the fridge overnight. Watch if transform into a thick pudding consistency! If you know your mornings are rushed yet you'd still like to get a very healthy and sustaining breakfast try this recipe. The chia seeds will ensure that you get plenty of amino acids and essential fatty acids for healthy brain function, stabilized blood sugar, and energy throughout the day.
Boost that immune system with a blast of potent antioxidants in the form of this delicious smoothie by Dreena Burton. Throw into your blender a base of fresh nut milk, frozen bananas, fresh or frozen strawberries, goji berries, a few spoonfuls of whole flax seed and an optional dash of cinnamon and you'll be on your way to developing vitamin C and beta carotene activated super powers!
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."
A buttery crust of soaked, peeled almonds, fragrant cold pressed coconut, and raw organic honey creates the base of this delicious raw tart complete with a rich caramel chocolate sauce and plenty of fresh figs on top. By first soaking the almonds we deactivate the enzyme inhibitors and increase their nutrient absorption. Peeling them will enable you to achieve a beautiful white hue with the crust, mimicking the look of pastry dough.
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!
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!
You have certainly lucked out now that you've stumbled upon this scrumptious lemon cheesecake smoothie recipe by Tess Masters! It is thick, rich, and can even be turned into a pie filling by adding soaked chia seeds to further condense the texture. It is creamy, vanilla lemon bliss in a glass! Tess says, "this raw vegan lemon smoothie tastes just like a melted cheesecake in a glass! You will never guess this is dairy free. It is smooth, creamy, rich, and decadent. This recipe yields one 8-ounce glass. But I like to serve it in shot glasses for dessert and share it with friends."
Summer is all about life's simple pleasures. Enjoying the beautiful wonders of nature, eating lots of fresh fruits and veggies, stripping away all worries and fears (along with any cumbersome, heat inflicting clothing) and making the easiest most refreshing and cooling raw food recipes imaginable to beat the heat while keeping your body nourished. Try out this summertime sundae recipe by Lisa Pitman! It combines 3 ingredients that no one would turn down this time of year: frozen bananas, fresh cherries, and CHOCOLATE. Easy as 1, 2, 3!
Why do we love coconut balls so much? because they are such a cinch to throw together, can be made with a variety of ingredients on hand, and always hit the spot! This recipe by Tess Masters combines organic shredded coconut with pure pressed raw coconut oil, agave nectar, organic dried mango (without sulphur!) and freshly grated lemon zest. A little bit of the tropics all rolled up into a little bite sized bundle of bliss!
Sometimes all it takes to let all those worries slip away is a delicious, freshly made, soft, chewy oatmeal cookie made with a handful of wholesome (yet totally yummy) ingredients, served with a tall glass of almond milk. In this recipe Tess Masters uses organic raw oat groats instead of processed and steamed rolled oats, and combines them with raw pecans, fresh apple, cranberries, raisins, dates, coconut oil, cinnamon, ginger, vanilla and the zest of fresh lemon. Dehydrate for 12 hours for a chewy, soft cookie, or leave in for 15+ hours if you'd like sometime a bit crunchier that will keep longer without spoiling in your pantry.