Enjoy some of the best cashew recipes on the internet. Cashews are great for your bones and are a great weight loss food.
A seasonal frozen sweet treat by Sarah Britton of My New Roots utilizing one of Summer's most succulent fruits: the peach. This recipe is simple, elegant and oh so tasty and works equally well with a variety of fresh seasonal fruits such as berries or nectarines. Celebrate the homestretch of summer with a Peachy Keen Creamsicle!
Preparing raw cuisine with no heat enables us to preserve every ounce of nutrition and utilize our foods as a pure form of medicine. When it comes to medicinal foods choices nothing beats wild food! Wild berries are an especially potent superfood option because they contain vastly more antioxidants and are usually more flavorful to boot. If you don't have access to wild blueberries choose the 2nd best option - fresh organic ones preferably from the farmers market or U-pick farm.
This Blueberry Mousse Cake by Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw is packed with the richness of flavor and nutrition found in wild berries, and looks so cute placed in mini mason jars. A silky, fluffy mousse-like filling tops a classic crust of dates, walnuts, coconut and vanilla. Each jar acts as an individual serving. Enjoy!
Is it possible for a salad to be so yummy it's addictive? With this recipe by Nikki Stokes of Eating Vibrantly the answer is a definite yes. A flavorful and hearty raw walnut taco "meat" combines with fresh greens, tomato, avocado, spring onions and a delicious, lemony cashew sour cream in this healthy raw version of a Mexican inspired classic. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and enjoy what's sure to become one of your favorite salads of all time. Recipe inspired by Oh She Glows and Naked Avocado.
These magical mulberry squares by Ariene Resnick of ArieneCooks.com are raw, vegan, low glycemic, soy-free, grain-free and paleo friendly too! A camu camu vitamin C blast adds a nice element of tartness to balance out the naturally sweet mulberries, raisins and coconut nectar. Sweet-tart, chewy and super duper yummy, these mulberry squares are the perfect superfood infused mid-afternoon pick me up to completely satisfy those tummy rumbles.
Juicy tomato, fresh onion, crispy lettuce and creamy cashew mayo all piled high between two pieces of raw onion bread! An explosion of textures and flavors with every delicious bite! Absolutely satisfying and quite easy to make as well.
An epic raw blackberry cheesecake marbled with syrupy berry juice swirled into an ultra smooth and creamy cashew filling. You need to make this cheesecake! If you've ever been mystified by how dessert chefs acquire that gorgeous marbled effect Amie Sue of Nouveau Raw shows us exactly how it's done!
Gourmet raw food does not need to be complicated, in fact it can be down right easy. This delicious recipe for falafel balls with a tasty cashew and garlic aoli sauce derives most of its hearty texture from fresh carrot, sunflower seeds and flax. Spices of cumin and curry combine with fresh parsley, onion and garlic to create an explosion of flavor with every bite! Leave them in the dehydrator a little longer for a crispy finish. These will last up to a few weeks in your fridge - ready to serve up for dinner. Try them wrapped up in a leaf of fresh lettuce!
When you think of kale the term decadence doesn't often come to mind. However, once you've tried this deliciously crunchy and spicy kale chip recipe with a hit of curry you may change your mind. Kale chips are the ultimate savory treat on a raw food diet. The perfect healthy alternative to chips for kids and adults alike!
This recipe also comes with a nut-free variation for those with more sensitive tummies. If you want a tangier version you may try adding a touch of lemon juice as well.
A zesty, garlicy tomato sauce made with sun dried tomatoes, fresh herbs, and cold pressed olive oil atop a bed of spiralized zucchini. The addition of 1 date gives it the perfect hint of sweetness while the cashews add a slightly creamy element. Rich in water and nutrients and absolutely free of all gluten, this recipe will never leave you weighed down.
A completely impressive and delicious raw vegan version of the eternally classy and sophisticated lemon meringue pie by Koko's Kitchen! This recipe calls for Irish Moss gel to create a nice thick, fluffy, mousse-like texture for the filling and meringue topping. Use turmeric powder for that fantastic pop of bright yellow color! Learn exactly how to make it by watching Kok's video here! You will also learn about more fun ways to use Irish Moss unrelated to food!
A sweet sprouted buckwheat and walnut graham cracker crust layered with coconut and cashew marshmallow, date and pecan butter caramel and a generous drizzling of raw chocolate glaze. Wowzee!
The combination of almond and coconut flour gives the dough of this recipe a light and buttery feel; a very accomplished feat for a raw pastry! The frosting is a sweet, creamy, fragrant blend of fresh young coconut, cashews, lemon juice and zest, and lavender essence. While these are "baking" in your dehydrator the aroma will fill your kitchen! You can use purple cabbage to create your very own purple food dye or purchase an organic version at a Whole Foods or natural supermarket.
The fresh, cooling taste and crunchy, juicy texture of cold cucumber is perfectly paired with this creamy herbalicious raw vegan cashew cheese by Gena Hemshaw of Choosing Raw. The cashew cheese is made super delicious with fresh dill and nutritional yeast for added cheesy flavor and b-vitamins. A super versatile recipe that works great as a spread for flax crackers, raw onion breads, or even as a filling for a collard or lettuce wrap!
Summer brings with it the promise of fresh, ripe, juicy berries, and many an opportunity to create fabulous berry themed recipes. If you're craving a berry pie but don't want to sweat over an oven (or degrade those lovely antioxidants with heat!) this recipe by Dreena Burton of Plant Powered Kitchen is perfect for you.
A crust of dates, coconut and vanilla bean layered with dreamy cashew cream, raw chocolate sauce, and fresh pitted cherries and almond slivers. It's time to celebrate LIFE and summer's fun festivities with this ultra yummy recipe by Christina Ross of Love-Fed.com!
Bethanne is like a raw superfood ninja in the kitchen when it comes to desserts and comes up with some of the most creative treats we've ever seen. This Triple Layered Jungle Peanut Butter Butterscotch Ice Cream Cake (whew!) is one of her self-proclaimed best recipes to date. Even though it is a decadent dessert it is utterly dense in nutrition and medicinals. This recipe utilizes some unique extracts such as red asparagus which lends an amazing butterscotch flavor to the crust and has anti-stress attributes.
Let the summer dessert frenzy commence! Key Lime Pie is the perfect summertime dessert, and if you've never tried out a raw version you simply must as it completely outdoes anything cooked or processed. This recipe by Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen is the perfect place to start as she's truly mastered the art of the raw key lime pie! Flavors of fresh lime, vanilla, and coconut swirl on the palette while the cheesecake-like texture melts in the mouth...
A sweet, buttery filling with a hint of vanilla bean and coffee enveloped in a rich, dark chocolate shell. Superbly delicious!
Beads of mangosteen fruit burst in the mouth with juicy sweetness after every bite of this delicious raw, vegan cashew and coconut based ice cream! Sweetened only with dates and lightly spiced with organic cardamom.
Mangosteen, often referred to as the queen of fruit, contains over 40 different compounds called xanthones which act as powerful antioxidants for our bodies. The bark, the leaves, as well as the juicy fruit have been used in various healing tonics by Native cultures and even mainstream medicine has begun to catch on to its disease preventing attributes. The anti-inflammatory and regenerative qualities of this fruit are truly amazing! it is a tropical fruit and can therefore be tricky to come across. Try your local Asian market, or substitute ripe pears in this recipe for a similar flavor.