Enjoy some of the best date recipes on the internet. From simple stuffed dates to date and nut balls. Enjoy!
Raw chocolate coconut yogurt with all the fixings. This recipe makes for an incredibly tasty breakfast OR you could even freeze it, then blend again for a delicious and healthy chocolate frozen yogurt dessert. Yum!
Who doesn't love a deliciously chocolatey raw truffle? This recipe by Lisa Viger of Raw on $10 a Day or Less also happens to be completely healthy for you! Made with whole almonds and raw cocoa, and sweetened with only dates, this is a little chocolate somethin-somethin you can feel 100% guilt-free about sinking your teeth into. If you love that alluring combo of chocolate and orange you will love these. Enjoy!
A delightfully healthy treat that will satisfy a chocolate craving without giving you the cacao jitters. Marlie Centawer of Barefoot and Frolicking utilizes carob powder for the majority of that chocolate flavor, along with a sprinkling of cacao nibs to garnish in this delectably chewy and gooey carob and cacao square recipe. In the mood for a brownie of the less healthy persuasion? Reach for one of these gluten and refined sugar-free beauties instead and enjoy without a trace of guilt!
Carrot cake and cupcake lovers rejoice! Marlie Centawer of Barefoot and Frolicking has ingeniously created a truly healthy recipe that will satisfy both parties equally. A raw carrot cake cupcake made from fresh carrots, buckwheat flour, shredded coconut flakes, dates, and cinnamon frosted with a creamy vanilla cashew icing. Who wouldn't want to sink their teeth into that? Enjoy!
Best served immediately with a cup of tea, or keep them in the fridge for a few days or freezer for a few weeks.
This recipe was lightly inspired by the work of This Rawsome Vegan Life.
Delicious no bake, raw, vegan, and gluten-free double chocolate mint bars by Ann Oliverio of An Unrefined Vegan. Enjoy as a healthy sweet snack to boost the blood sugar and overcome a mid afternoon energy slump or eat as a wholesome chocolatey dessert at the end of the day. Be sure to use certified gluten-free oats if you have a true gluten sensitivity. Enjoy!
Chia seeds have seen a huge boost in popularity in the recent years due to their unique nutritional benefits and versatility in recipes. They make an amazing binding agent in recipes that would typically call for eggs to do the trick. This recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake will satisfy the craving for something sweet, dense and doughy all the while giving you a nice hit of omega 3 fatty acids, complete protein, calcium AND antioxidants from chia! If glutenous baked goods are your downfall than try out this tasty recipe, you'll be happy you did.
If you ever enjoyed eating lemon pudding as a child this recipe by Rachael Campbell will take you right back to those days! The highly alluring flavors of raspberry, lemon and vanilla fuse into a creamy and dense cheesecake filling made with a base of raw cashews and coconut oil. This is a truly classic dessert you will surely make time and time again.
PS. If you end up with any leftovers Rachael has a great tip! Simply store a few slices in your freezer for a quick and healthy raw dessert for when your sweet tooth strikes.
Sweetly spiced and delicious gluten-free cookies by Akshata Sheelvant of Jeeva Lifestyle complete with a decadent Rawmio chocolate hazelnut topping. These little morsels of zen-inducing godliness are so easy to prepare and don't require a single ounce of heat to make (no baking required!). Enjoy a few of these scrumptious cookies with a glass of fresh nut milk or while sipping on your favorite herbal tea.
ps. Akshata is hosting a GIVEAWAY for 1 free jar of Rawmio Chocolate Hazelnut Butter: please visit her blog for details - the winner will be chosen 3/14/14.
This Raw Caramel Sauce by Nikki Stokes of Eating Vibrantly tastes absolutely amazing paired with fresh apple slices or berries. The perfect healthy sweet treat that only takes a few minutes of blending to make. Gluten, dairy-free, raw AND paleo friendly! You really can't go wrong with this simple and classic recipe that even the children in your household will love.
Amazing and decadent raw desserts don't have to be complicated or time consuming, and this recipe by Eva Hajkova of RawEva.com is a perfect example of this. A beautiful raw cake made with a chocolatey almond and date crust, topped with a layer of delicate and creamy vanilla infused peach cream, coated with a rich dark chocolate shell. So yummy!
So you just stocked up on superfoods and are now wondering how to utilize them in tasty recipes? This one by Lauren Felts of The Holy Kale makes an excellent starting place as it packs in many of the best: goji berries, cacao nibs, maca, raw almonds, brazil nuts and coconut flakes. Tasty and nutrient-rich energy bites to fuel you on all of life's adventures.
The weekend time calls for at least one special treat, and if you're looking for absolute healthy decadence than this recipe by Emily Von Euw is it! Avocado combines with banana, dates, fresh nut milk and chocolate protein powder to create a thick milkshake-like consistency. The recipe's real pizazz comes from a layer of coconut whipped cream, made simply from coconut milk, vanilla bean, and a pinch of stevia. Top with cacao nibs and you have one tasty creation!
Peanut butter and banana: a winning combination equally beloved by both children and adults! This decadent recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake combines the two together with a thick layer of raw chocolate mousse atop a delicious raw pie crust. She has left all of aflatoxins behind by utilizing raw jungle peanuts - a mold-free variety which is much healthier for us and less allergenic. Enjoy!
Satisfy your hunger instantly with these delicious Goji Ginger Bites. This antioxidant rich recipe by Kerry Ogden is full of protein and healthy fats and take less than 5 minutes to make in your food processor. Perfect for a quick and nutritious snack or after dinner treat. Store them in your fridge - they are the perfect sweet treat to satisfy a gingersnap cookie craving!
Gooey date caramel, sweet tart blood orange, and a dark chocolate shell come together to form quite the perfect chocolate treat by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake. Perfect for Valentines day but well received anytime of the year when there is a need for a little chocolate love.
Raw chocolate and fresh raspberries merge together seamlessly in this delicious raw chocolate tart by Sarah of Ooh La Raw. The chocolate is made with a simple blend of cacao powder, cold pressed coconut oil and grade B maple syrup and turns out more like a fudge sauce in consistency. When poured over the crust and left to set in the fridge the result is a dense chocolate that will melt in your mouth with each bite. This recipe would be equally fantastic with strawberries or blueberries - but the raspberries give it such a classy touch. Enjoy!
An elegant and sweet taste of what's to be discovered within the (digital) pages of Nicole Axworthy's incredible ebook: Edible Gifts.
These chocolate truffles have a perfectly soft and silky smooth texture with a delectable balance of flavors: mint, vanilla, chocolate and maca. They make an excellent Vday gift for a friend or loved one. Place them in foil candy cups and package them in a nice tin for an ultra cute presentation that will mirror confections purchased from a fine candy shop.
Holy, divine, and mind blowing are all descriptive words that are most definitely suitable for describing just how delicious this recipe by Emily Von Euw is! A thick and luscious coconut cream with layered hints of ginger, vanilla, and lime set over a simple crust of hemp seeds and dates. If the photograph above doesn't inspire you to make this dessert maybe the simple list of 100% healthy and fresh ingredients will.....
Oh raw food...how we love thee...
Triple chocolate heaven! A truly masterful dessert by Fee O. of Raw Fit and Happy combining gooey dark chocolate brownie dough with a creamy chocolate cashew filling, crunchy outer chocolate shell and chocolate dipped strawberries. If you have a hankering for something ultra chocolatey and decadent that comes together pretty effortlessly than this is a great recipe to try out. Perfect for Valentines day right around the corner too...Enjoy!