Enjoy these vegan dehydrated recipes from crunchy crackers to crepes. You can now feel satisfied on any healthy diet!
Just because you want something crunchy and salty doesn’t mean it can’t be good for you! Kale chips are the junk food darling of the raw world and they’re a cinch to make. Learn how with this simple, tasty, and extra cheesy recipe by Kerry Ogden!
This makes a great mock cheese sauce. Be sure to save some for spiralized noodles or for a dipping sauce paired with your favorite veggies.
Yep, we're already thinking about pumpkin and it's not even September yet. These Easy Raw Pumpkin and Onion Wraps by Lauren Glucina of Ascension Kitchen really are simple and quick to make and help add a bit of flare to a raw foods diet. The filling options are pretty much endless! Lauren recommends an abundance of greens, avocado, and sesame tahini. Add a little pizazz to your usual salad by stuffing it in one of these delicious savory pumpkin wraps. Enjoy!
If you're looking to make a successful batch of raw crackers it's always best to follow a tried and true recipe. Even the best of us have created crackers a time or two that have gone straight to the compost bin. Try this one by Choosing Raw; it's fool proof! She's created a Pretty In Pink flax, chia and pumpkin seed cracker and bulked it up with some leftover veggie pulp (use beet for that pretty pink hue!), added some tasty herbs, a dash of salt, a splash of water and that's it. Easy to follow, nutritious, and delicious!
A light and tasty raw olive spread makes the perfect accompaniment to crunchy dandelion-infused flax crackers in this double recipe feature by Jodi Burke. She recommends enjoying this tapenade-like olive/almond spread on romaine leaves as well for another tasty and equally healthy alternative. Fresh dandelion leaves make a wonderful addition to your green juices especially if you feel like your liver could use a little love. Now you have the perfect use for that leftover pulp!
If you miss being able to add croutons to a salad then you'll be pleased to know there is an entire world of crunchy, salty, perfectly seasoned goodness to be had even on a raw foods diet! Spice up your next salad with this mouthwatering blend of seasoned and dehydrated nuts, seeds, and brussels sprouts by Gena Hemshaw of Choosing Raw.
Cheesy, crunchy, perfectly spiced and salted, and jam packed with blood-fortifying nutrients such as trace minerals and Vitamins K and C...this recipe by Iselin Stoylen of Vegetarian Taste leaves nothing to be desired. Be sure to bookmark this classic kale chip recipe as you'll want to make it time and time again!
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!
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.