View our selection of delicious raw vegan and vegetarian cookie recipes to add to your healthy lifestyle!
They are very simple yet very complex when you try them, because all the flavors come together and take you to Heaven! The bottom is a vanilla cookie dough topped with a 3 ingredient chocolate sauce and some coconut oil drops. Thanks to Priscilla Soler of Gastrawnomica for this recipe!
Psst, these are really health. No need to tell the kids, or anyone else, for that matter; just eat them up knowing they are filled with almonds (nut-free option included) and oats, and sweetened only with dates and raisins!
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.
Sink those lovely teeth into a chocolate dipped coconut lime macaroon by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake. Crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside, the PERFECT macaroon if we don't say so ourselves.
So you want to know what’s inside these gooey, sweet and delicious bars? You will only need 4 ingredients, it is extremely easy to do and you can make it either low fat or completely “fat free” if you don’t use the almonds for topping.
Are you a pecan pie lover like us!? This traditional American dessert is synonymous with the Holidays. And now thanks to Christina Ross we have a much healthier option to the butter and sugar laden recipe typically used. Gooey dates, lucuma, vanilla, coconut crystals, cinnamon and rich crunchy pecans make up a few of the ingredients included in this all raw recipe.
A simple, adorable recipe by Christina Ross of Love-Fed.com makes the perfect finger food dessert for your party! Fresh strawberries soaked in lemon juice and honey (or maple syrup if you avoid bee products) combined with chia seeds to thicken, mashed and placed atop a sweet cashew and almond flour cookie.
Just because you eat a healthy diet does not mean you have to miss out on old traditions like creating fabulous Holiday inspired desserts. This recipe by Jenné Claiborne of Sweet Potato Soul will surely ignite the spirit of the season within you! Fun, highly nutritious, and way more nice than naughty, serve these cookies with hot tea while sitting around the fireplace, or put out a plate for Santa (we've heard he's gone raw!)
Browsing through Laura-Dawn's recipe collection at Sacred Source Nutrition is always a good idea! You will surely be drooling and inspired to make some of her healthy raw treats. This recipe will have you licking your fingers and scraping the sides of your food processor for every delicious morsel. Macadamia nuts, raw honey, fresh coconut meat and sundried flakes, cacao nibs and vanilla...can you go wrong?!
A simple base (almonds and buckwheat), sweets (dates, goji berries), spices (vanilla and lavender flowers), superfoods (bee pollen) and seeds (sesame) make their way into this recipe, but feel free to modify depending on the depths of ingredients in your own panty.
A quick recipe by Nicole Axworthy for Coconut Joy truffles using raw shredded coconut, agave, melted coconut butter and truly raw cacao butter and cocoa powder. A melt in your mouth chocolatey shell filled with chewy coconut. Yum!
Enjoy a gooey, doughy, sweetly spiced cinnamon roll while maintaining your raw diet! Hazelnut pulp, ground flaxseed, figs and dates form base ingredients for the rolls themselves. The almond cream is a simple and delicious blend of soaked almonds, dates, a touch of coconut oil and a dash of cardamon and nutmeg to spice it up.
The cinnamon rolls were an adaption of a recipe from Goneraw, check it out for more inspiration!: http://goneraw.com/recipe/cinnamon-rolls
You can definitely eat several of these delicious, chewy cookies without guilt, be totally satisfied and feel great to boot! These raw peanut butter chocolate chip cookies make the perfect midnight snack or a healthy after school treat for children.
HAPPY NATIONAL BLONDIE DAY!
That’s right—today, January 22nd, is apparently National Blondie Day. Since I consider myself a bit of a blondie queen, I couldn’t possibly let it pass by unnoticed, now could I?
I found out about this “holiday” on Thursday night, as I was riding the emotional high that your kind comments lent me. One particular comment stuck out to me. Brenda said:
Now, go dream up some wonderful super easy recipe for me to try out.
So I did. And wouldn’t you know, it was a smashing success on the very first try!
uses common ingredients
works with a variety of substitutions
takes less than 5 minutes to prepare from start to finish
requires only one piece of equipment (food processor)
conveniently makes just one serving
doesn’t require any advance prep
does NOT require baking OR dehydration
provides instant gratification
It also happens to be:
and frickin’ DELICIOUS!
So here it is, folks. This is the treat I spontaneously concocted in my kitchen on Thursday night, thanks in large part to YOU. Consider it my little way of saying “thank you,” again.
This is a sweet and tangy delicate after dinner treat or any time snack! A powerhouse of nutrition with a nutty lemon bite.
Nothing goes better with a warm cup of tea in the Fall than a sweet coconut macaroon especially when it possesses a bright pop of orange like these! Warm them up in the dehydrator for a more authentic macaroon texture and to saturate your ingredients with rich coconut flavor.
An energy bar made of dates, walnuts, cranberries, flax, and hemp seed.
These white chocolate mint bliss balls are soft and melt in your mouth gooey. Fresh mac nuts and shredded coconut combines with melted cacao butter, soft dates, vanilla extract and the secret ingredient that really elevates this recipe to the next level: therapeutic grade peppermint essential oil! Peppermint oil has a soothing, cooling, and mildy stimulating effect on the digestive system and what better way to get the benefits than from a sweet bliss ball!