Enjoy these vegan dehydrated recipes from crunchy crackers to crepes. You can now feel satisfied on any healthy diet!
A delectably chewy black caraway bread made raw, vegan, and gluten free by Ann Oliverio of An Unrefined Vegan. You'll find that this hearty bread pairs perfectly with her Cashew Coconut Cream Cheese spread. If you desire something a little denser and more filling with your meals on a raw vegan diet than this makes a perfect option. You can have your bread and eat it to! Store in an airtight container for use throughout the week.
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.
Once you realize you can make a healthy raw replacement for just about any junky snack food craving you might have an entire world will have opened up before you. These tasty raw crackers by Ann Oliverio of An Unrefined Vegan are crunchy, cheezy and nutty and don't require anything but whole food ingredients. Instead of the typical peanut butter filling try using raw almond butter!
Tangy, spicy, crunchy and salty, these delicious kale chips by Karielyn Tillman of a Healthy Family and Home pack a serious amount of flavor with each handful. More than a little addictive, you can indulge knowing that you're eating something actually good for your body with nutrients galore! Using Himalayan salt in your kale chip recipes is a sure way to get an even heftier dose of minerals. This recipe is for the people out there that like it HOT!
This crunchy and sweet cinnamon pecan granola by Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw makes a delicious and satisfying breakfast or energy-rich snack anytime of the day! Try it with fresh almond milk poured over the top, an additional dash of cinnamon spice, and fresh fruit such as apples, pears, pineapple or berries. Enjoy!
Organic almonds covered in gently warmed truly raw honey then rolled in raw sesame seeds and dehydrated until perfectly crunchy. If you like sweet and crunchy nut mixes but would rather not indulge in the processed junk sold at the supermarket than make your own! It's so very simple. This recipe by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney would also work well with other varieties of nuts such as pistachios or cashews. You may also soak and sprout your almonds beforehand for easier digestion and an even lighter, crunchier texture. Enjoy!
Some days just call for a chocolate chip cookie and a tall glass of cold milk (dairy-free nut milk of course!) This version of one of the most beloved cookies in existence comes to us via Amie Sue of Nouveau Raw. They are completely raw and utilize a dehydrator to make, so if you foresee a cookie craving in your near future you'll want to start these ahead of time! Pull them out after 8 hours and sink your teeth into a perfectly chewy and scrumptious cookie made with all organic, raw, and healthy ingredients!
Long gone are the days when biting into a veggie burger meant having to endure something flavorless with the consistency of sponge. There are SO many delightful vegetable based burgers out there, however, THIS one by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life happens to be one of our favorites. It is super easy to make and absolutely bursts with fresh and vibrant flavor! You can make a whole assortment of fun condiments to go with it as well (see recipe below for ideas). If you don't own a dehydrator yet simply use your oven with the door slightly ajar on the lowest setting and decrease your drying time.
Crunchy, flavorful and totally delectable nut-free kale chips by Amie Sue of Nouveau Raw inspired by a genius recipe featured on Cafe Gratitude's blog. These are tangy and slightly cheesy from the miso, lime and apple cider vinegar yet contain no nutritional yeast. We love the added dose of omega 3's from the addition of chia seeds!
Cheese-Its sound great - until you pick up a box and look at the ingredients... These deliciously crunchy and cheesy tasting raw crackers by Amie Sue of Nouveau Raw are the perfect healthy alternative to keep around the house for both kids and adults alike. They'll most definitely satisfy those cravings. Delicious on their own, paired with a salad, or dunked in a bowl of soup!
Savory and satisfying, these raw vegan burgers by Nikki Stokes of Eating Vibrantly are amazing in lettuce wraps with your favorite fixings! Top with a raw spread of your choice (tomato-based works great!), avocado, onion, fresh tomatoes and sprouts. Super filling and made with 100% veggies, nuts, herbs and spices!
Recipe adapted from Karen Knowler's Go Raw For A Day Ebook.
Kale continues to prove itself as one of the most versatile and healthful ingredients on a raw food diet! Salads, chips, smoothies, juices, soups, and more can all be made with kale - a common leafy green veggie whose nutrient density easily elevates it to superfood status. Try these pleasantly sweet and tasty Carrot Cake Kale Chips by Fragrant Vanilla Cake - a fun variation to the usual salty and cheesy flavored kale chip most are familiar with. This recipe incorporates flavors of ginger, vanilla, cinnamon, cardamon, coconut, and butterscotch-like lucuma. An ultra healthy sweet treat!!
Marquis Matson took Ani Phyo's raw vegan crepes and further built on the recipe by adding a touch of cinnamon! Once the crepes are done dehydrating you can do a variety of different things with them to make a delicious breakfast or brunch. Try wrapping them around fresh seasonal fruit such as peaches, nectarines and berries combined with Marquis' amazing raw chocolate pudding (recipe also below!) Drizzle organic maple syrup or coconut nectar over the top for a divine treat perfect for a lazy Sunday morning.
Get your fix of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Iron, Calcium and Potassium by crunching away on these terrific tangy-salty dill pickle flavored kale chips! Free of all nuts and made extra crisp through the use of ultra healthy coconut oil.
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.
There is something so comforting and nourishing about a bowl of cereal dowsed in creamy milk. This sweet, crunchy cereal by Fragrant Vanilla Cake is all raw and free of refined sugars and gluten, and will absolutely fill your surroundings with the intoxicating smell of berries, cinnamon and vanilla. A dash of maca root gives the recipe a subtle malty flavor and also adds a unique endocrine nourishing and energy boosting aspect. Add an extra dose of flavor and antioxidants by using freshly picked blueberries and blackberries - tis the season after-all!
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.
Many raw pizza recipes, while delicious, are very heavy on the nuts. This recipe by Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen is devoid of any nuts whatsoever! The crust is made from soaked chia, sweet potato, leafy greens and fresh herbs and has a nice chewy texture without being heavy. A chunky marinara is spread over the crust and topped with fresh spinach and marinated mushrooms and onions that have a nearly caramelized texture from the dehydrator. Marquis calls this one a "beast of a pizza", but it's worth the effort once in a while to come up with something as special as this. Indulge!
These delicious cumin spiced grain free crackers are simple and straight forward and can be left chewy like bread or dried until crunchy like crackers. Spread with hummus or nut butter for a snack, or layer with a yummy spread, veggies and avo for an open-faced sandwich. Completely free of nuts and gluten!