Enjoy some of the best cashew recipes on the internet. Cashews are great for your bones and are a great weight loss food.
A chocolate rocky road cake by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake that will blow you away! The chocolate mousse base is made rich with the use of avocado and coconut and the sweetener can be your choice of coconut nectar, agave, or honey. Fold in plenty of nuts and raw vegan "marshmallows" for a truly authentic rocky road experience turned RAW!
Spring may not be far away but lets admit it....its still frigid out there! When a cold salad just doesn't sound appealing turn to a recipe like this one by Sarafae of Addicted to Veggies for wilted greens smothered in a creamy sauce, made warm in the dehydrator. Get your greens in AND feel satisfied and nourished on a cold winters day.
Kiwis are in season and in abundance! This bright green juicy fruits are ultra high in vitamin C with 1 fruit packing 120% of the recommended daily allowance. However since this natural form of vitamin C is completely water soluble there is no need to worry about overdosing. Dig into a delicious bowl of creamy kiwi-cashew sorbet by Brandi Rollins of Raw Foods on a Budget!
A savory, delicious raw vegan meal perfect for celebrating this season of LOVE. Thinly sliced marinated beet ravioli with a rich yet simple cashew cheese seasoned with italian herbs. Beets are full of phytonutrients, folate, manganese, potassium, and even Vitamin C! They are anti-inflammatory, contains antioxidants, and help the body to detoxify as well. Enjoy with a side of green salad!
How could we not want to share this incredible recipe from Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw?! A dense chocolate walnut cake made with almond pulp, walnuts, date paste, raw cacao and vanilla formed into cupcake sized delights, topped with a creamy raspberry cashew frosting. You can devour one of these sweet treats completely guilt free. Perfect for Valentines day or any special event.
While we love our precious salads and smoothies, there is definitely more to the raw food diet than simple fruits and veggies! When the craving for something familiar and decadent hits (like an ice cream sandwich, perhaps?) then this is the recipe to turn to! It's Karolina's epic nut free hemp sandwich cookies with chocolate chip mint ice cream! All raw, all vegan.
Sometimes a quick, creamy bisque just hits the spot for dinner! This one by Christina Ross of Love-Fed is packed with the fresh flavors of bell pepper, lemon, and yes, strawberries! Truly raw cashews and a splash of extra virgin olive oil and coconut aminos add depth and richness while black pepper and nutritional yeast add even more delicious flavor. Creamy smooth texture and a vibrant, fresh, tangy flavor this bisque is completely satisfying!
Check out Christina's recipe demo on youtube as well!
Tangy, sweet, creamy and full of citrusy zest, this is a healthy raw vegan version of traditional English lemon curd by Sarah McMinn of The Sweet Life! The options are endless with this recipe! Use as a filling for tarts or crepes topped with fresh berries, as a topping for waffles, or serve a dollop or two along with a fruit salad for breakfast.
Are you or someone you know still under the impression that an epic cheesecake requires firing up that old oven? This recipe proves that nothing could be farther from the truth! A luscious and silky smooth lemony vanilla cashew cheesecake filling infused with a touch of lavender flower, marbled with swirls of sweet blackberry puree, atop a sweet, crumbly hazelnut and date crust. A raw vegan masterpiece!
Oh my, banana cream pie! This has to be the best raw, vegan banana cream pie we've come across. A decadent culinary experience complete with a rich, buttery crust with hints of salt, creamy coconut banana filling, a layer of dense chocolate, vanilla frosting, and crunchy macadamia coconut streusel. Sink your teeth into a little piece of heaven!
A drool-worthy recipe by Sarah McMinn that is destined to become a staple in your kitchen! This salad is packed with freshness, spice, and interesting texture variation. Shredded lettuce is combined with an easy guacamole, pico de gallo, cashew sour creme and a wedge of fresh lime. You'll fall in love with this recipe....
When it comes to raw cheesecake crafting, there is no other chef with skills quite like Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw! While these mini cheesecakes may be rich, they are flavor balanced perfectly with hints of lemon and ginger, and are so easy to make!! Top with fresh berries for a fun pop of juicy color!
Creamy avocado blended with young Thai coconut makes the simple base for what turns into layers of either chilled pudding or ice cream depending on the direction you choose to take this recipe! Real vanilla bean, dates and agave are used for flavor and sweetness while purple berries and bright green spinach are used for a fun pop of color! This recipe by Golubka makes an inspired breakfast, dessert, or fun healthy snack.
Hannah Mendenhall describes this dessert as ooey gooey fudge in a crust! Rich chocolate cashew fudge with real organic peppermint extract, sweetened with raw honey, served in a raw oat groat pie shell. Make into 1 large pie or several individual tarts. This recipe will make any chocolate lovers heart soar!
We're all about superfoods at Raw Food Recipes! And anything related to kale for that matter. This is a recipe shared via Amanda Maguire of Pickles'n Honey. Once you have your base kale salad recipe the sky is the limit as far as what can be added! This particular recipe inspired by one from Sunfood includes black botija olives, fresh dulse, fresh herbs and sprouts, goji berries, and hand shelled cashews. Have you ever tried throwing in a small handful of cacao nibs onto your kale salad? This is a total mineral overload and the taste combination is great too!
For this delectable and perfectly Holiday appropriate dessert recipe layers of freshly sliced apple sticks or *apple cinnamon nut crust combine blissfully between layers of apple cream cheesecake filling. Top everything with a generous drizzling of raw lucuma almond butter caramel sauce
A winning kale chip recipe by Chef Priscilla! Cheesy, crispy and delightfully herby. The sauce is an easy mixture of soaked cashews, soaked pumpkin seeds and yellow bell pepper as well as raw miso, lemon juice, mineral salt and a generous dash of nutritional yeast. Coat each bit of kale evenly for a flavor explosion with every nibble.
A whipped and creamy eggless mixture of macadamia nuts, cashews, zucchini and spices form the perfect appetizer when placed on top of thinly sliced yellow crookneck squash. Sarahfae recommends this particular variety of squash because of its soft texture and mild flavor making it a great substitute for tradition egg. Don't forget to garnish with a sprinkle of spanish paprika. Yum!
Are you free from soy, gluten and dairy? These 3 common allergens can cause a world of suffering for many folks, and their simple elimination can truly improve ones health! The good news is by moving towards a diet free of common allergens you will definitely not be missing out on sheer yumminess and decadence. This recipe is a fine example of this truth! A rich hazelnut and chocolate cheesecake; the picture alone speaks 1000 words. Yum!