Enjoy some of the best cashew recipes on the internet. Cashews are great for your bones and are a great weight loss food.
Simple and utterly tasty raw brownies by Stefania D'Alessandro of La Tortoise made with soaked almonds, cashews, raw cacao, gooey dates and apricots, coconut oil, shredded coconut and a hidden dose of superfood magic from raw maca. Use agave nectar to sweeten or your favorite liquid sweetener of choice. Process your ingredients until perfectly smooth or alternatively cut down the processing time and enjoy the unexpected chewy bit of date or apricot. Enjoy!
Looking for a quick, easy, and ultra fresh idea for dinner tonight? Try this gorgeous zucchini pasta by Stefania D'Alessandro of La Tortoise. A mouthwatering pesto made with wild garlic leaves, fresh lemon, cashew nuts, pine nuts and ripe avocado combines with freshly spiroolied zucchini to create a heathy dinner you can prepare in a few minutes time. Enjoy!
If you miss being able to add croutons to a salad then you'll be pleased to know there is an entire world of crunchy, salty, perfectly seasoned goodness to be had even on a raw foods diet! Spice up your next salad with this mouthwatering blend of seasoned and dehydrated nuts, seeds, and brussels sprouts by Gena Hemshaw of Choosing Raw.
Fill your hungry belly with a delicious raw nori wrap by Eva Hajkova of Raw Eva.com. Instead of relying on rice she uses a creamy cashew spread to help bind the ingredients together. Fill up your nori rolls with the fresh, seasonal vegetables of your choice such as cucumber, red bell pepper, micro greens and sunflower sprouts. Enjoy!
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!
Cheesy, crunchy, perfectly spiced and salted, and jam packed with blood-fortifying nutrients such as trace minerals and Vitamins K and C...this recipe by Iselin Stoylen of Vegetarian Taste leaves nothing to be desired. Be sure to bookmark this classic kale chip recipe as you'll want to make it time and time again!
Do you find yourself getting a little giddy every time cherry season rolls around? You're not the only one! Nothing beats biting into a perfectly ripe, sweet, and juicy cherry....well, except for combining the euphoric experience with some chocolate. Enjoy these Double Chocolate Cherry Bars by Iselin Stoylen of Vegetarian Taste - a recipe that truly does these delicious seasonal fruits justice.
This recipe by Kerry Ogden is ALL about the chocolate!
Yacon syrup is a low-glycemic sweetener that’s loaded with prebiotics. The flavor is reminiscent of molasses and lends a rich flavor that accentuates the chocolately goodness. Orange zest is the “secret ingredient”, adding a sweet burst of citrus flavor without raising the glycemic index of the recipe.
Using four-ounce mason jars is the perfect way to grab and go when you’re hankering for a special treat. 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!
A simple and elegant mushroom medley scape soup by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney. The minimal ingredients allow for the robust flavors of fresh varietal mushrooms to shine through. If you've just recently returned from the Farmers Market with a bundle of mushrooms this is the perfect recipe to try. Enjoy!
Yes it looks like a gourmet masterpiece that takes loads of effort to make, but do not be fooled by appearances. This scrumptious cheesecake by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw Lifestyles takes about 7-10 minutes to assemble.
A RawFoodRecipes.com exclusive dessert direct from the pages of Summer's brand new ebook titled Radiantly Raw. For more recipes like this, expert tips, resources, guidance, and a pages of empowering education and inspiration please click here to download your very own copy!
Makes 8 to 12 slices
Stone fruit is in season and bursting with deliciousness right now! This simple and elegant recipe by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney combines a summertime favorite (fresh apricots) with raw cashew chevre, and hints of edible lavender. A unique recipe perfect for a late Spring/early Summer picnic appetizer or savory dessert. Enjoy!
A fine example of how quick, easy, delicious and absolutely GORGEOUS raw desserts can be. An all-raw blueberry cake masterpiece by Iselin Støylen of A Vegetarian Taste that will light up those taste buds, nourish your body, and inspire feelings of serious gratitude and joy. Make sure to allow a few hours for things to set in the fridge, the coconut oil will make the filling firm up into a cheesecake-like consistency. Enjoy!
A crumbly crust made entirely of soft coconut butter and vanilla bean melts in the mouth, giving way to the rich sweet saltiness of the caramel filling....
If you love sweet, sticky caramel with hints of salt this recipe by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen will make you a little weak in the knees... Enjoy!
Attention avocado lovers! You'll want to give this amazing recipe by Jodi Burke a try today. A crunchy mix of celery, sunflower seeds, onion, cucumber and parsley mixed with a tangy chipotle spiked raw cashew mayo, all stuffed into freshly sliced avocado halves. An amazing snack, side, or main dish for raw food lovers or those looking for healthy, gluten free, plant based fare. Enjoy!
Mix up your usual raw brownie recipe and try this berrylicious version by Emma Potts of Coconut and Berries. A rich and chocolatey brownie base topped with dense and creamy berry infused cashew cream frosting. Rich in antioxidants and healthy fats and FREE of gluten, dairy, and refined sugar. Let the drooling commence!
(Adapted from Practically Raw Desserts)