Enjoy some of the best date recipes on the internet. From simple stuffed dates to date and nut balls. Enjoy!
This recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake will have you fooled into thinking there's no way it can be raw! A soft and dough-like shell wraps around a nectarous filling of fresh cherries, rhubarb, dates and coconut nectar. A whole coconut butter glaze adds the perfect finishing touch. Way better tasting and most definitely way better for your body than those processed pie snacks available at convenience markets. Gluten free, vegan, refined sugar free, and raw. Step into the light.....
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!
A so-simple-it's-genius recipe shared by Gena Hemshaw from her highly anticipated recipe book Choosing Raw. This is a great way to get a well rounded snack into your body with a balanced ratio of healthy carbs, essential fats, proteins, and fresh greens. Green smoothies are great but sometimes you need to chew!
Please head over to Gena's blog for 2 more simple variations to play with including original pb +maple and cookies and cream. Tasty, nutritious, quick, beyond easy and GREAT for kids too!
If getting a serious dose of antioxidants and brain-nourishing efa's is on today's agenda then you've come to the right recipe! Delicious truffle treats made with a base of pistachio nuts, juicy medjool dates, organic matcha powder, coconut oil, nut butter and vanilla bean. Oh yes, and chia, who could forget!
Recipe by Karielyn Tillman of The Healthy Family and Home.
Attention all snickers addicts! Before you succumb to an impulse buy at the checkout counter (that you'll be regretting later) give this wholesome recipe by Natalia of Naturelle a try. Make extra and keep them in your freezer for when those cravings hit. No refined sugar, corn syrup, additives, dairy derivatives, palm oil, hydrogenated soy oil, or GMO contaminated ingredients here. You can thank us later.
Need a little decadence in your life this weekend? Try this amazing frozen dessert by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life. Two chocolate walnut brownie cookies sandwich a dense layer of coconut chocolate chip mint ice cream. Does it get any better? We can't fathom how...
Need something packed with energy, protein, essential fatty acids and a hefty dose of raw chocolate? Look no further than Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen's Larchmont Bars inspired by Cafe Gratitude!
Packed with raw nuts and seeds such as pistachios, hemp, and almonds, dried fruits like dates, goji berries, and cranberries, yummy spices and a thick layer of dark chocolate ganache, you'll be savoring each and every delicious bite.
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.
An inkling for pizza can be a hard craving to beat. Why not make a healthy, raw version! This recipe by Iselin Stoylen of Vegetarian Taste starts with an herbed pumpkin, sunflower and walnut-based crust topped with a tasty spinach and basil pesto. Top your pizza with fresh arugula, red bell peppers, and dehydrated mushrooms, serve with a salad, and enjoy a delicious and hearty raw meal free of all dairy and gluten. Enjoy!
Summer is the season for outdoor activities and adventures of all sorts and you're going to need plenty of healthy treats to fuel you along the way! If you naturally gravitate towards all things chocolate peanut butter you will love this super easy protein ball recipe by Gena Hemshaw of Choosing Raw. Use a chocolate rice, pea, or hemp protein of your choice, however we highly recommend Epic Protein with its added benefits of maca. For a completely raw version use jungle peanuts or raw valencia peanuts. Enjoy!
Love coconut, mint, AND chocolate? You'll find all 3 of these tasty things rocking out a beautiful synergy together in this recipe by Emily von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life. A buttery filling of creamy coconut spiked with real peppermint essence is sandwiched between two layers of gooey chocolate date and walnut brownie. Enjoy!
Decadent raw and gluten-free chocolate hazelnut thumbprint cookies by Emma Potts of Coconut and Berries, made extra tasty with the addition of Rawmio's Original Chocolate Hazelnut spread. Garnished with a dollop of homemade sugar-free strawberry chia jam, because strawberry and chocolate is a match made in heaven!
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!
Love that winning combination of chocolate and caramel? Try your hand at a raw tartlet by Priscilla Soler of Gastrawnomica which so beautifully showcases both. The crust and caramel filling get their sweetness from juicy medjool dates while the coconut sauce is sweetened with coconut or agave nectar. No refined sugar here! Enjoy this wholesome treat today!
This beautiful cake by Chris Anca of Tales of A Kitchen is completely open to your adaptation. Top with whatever fruits are most luscious and in season! You'll find plenty of coconut in this recipe providing lots of fiber and body-loving fats. Chia seeds are used to thicken the texture of the filling without reliance on added oil. Load up your finished masterpiece with your favorite fruits such as pineapple, berries, papaya, mango, grapes, or even melon. 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!