Enjoy your 4th of July weekend with these festive Red White and Blue Layered Berry Bars by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake! A raw and gluten free crust made from a base of coconut, flax and dates combines with 3 creamy layers of cheesecake-like goodness in flavors vanilla bean, strawberry-raspberry, and blueberry-blackberry. Delish!
Strawberry and rhubarb is a combination forever synonymous with summer, and often brings forth memories of family recipes passed down through generations, or long summer days spent at grandma's house eating a little too much sugar.
If you love this classic combo you'll be thrilled to try out this recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake. Keep cool this summer with her healthy, sugar-free Strawberry Rhubarb Popsicles, a recipe great for all ages!
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.
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!
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!
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.
Heaven on Earth! Raw almond and coconut butter fudge squares by Dreena Burton of Plant Powered Kitchen speckled with real authentic vanilla bean. Dense and smooth with a melt-away-in-the-mouth texture that is pure pleasure with each bite. This simple recipe calls for brown rice syrup, which is a nutritious vegan sweetener, however it is not raw. For a raw version you can substitute clear raw organic agave nectar or if you're beegan some humanely harvested manuka honey.
Photo credit: Emma Potts of Coconut and Berries
Easy peasy raw apple crumble bars by Fee O. of Raw, Fit and Happy made with a simple blend of dates, raisins, nuts, seeds, cinnamon spice, vanilla and fresh fruit. Serve with coconut vanilla bean ice cream for dessert or make a batch for breakfast or brunch and feed the whole family something healthy and delicious!
Succulent pineapple, plump medjool dates, rich coconut and creamy cashews....it sounds an awful lot like paradise, doesn't it? With this fruity dessert bar recipe by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney you'll experience a burst of tropical sunshine with every delicious bite. Serve for breakfast or for dessert and enjoy!
This wholesome dessert recipe by Eva Hajkova of RawEva.com comes together very effortlessly and is made with the simplest of ingredients. It is completely nut-free and is made with mainly fresh and dried fruits along with one of our favorite superfoods of all: coconut oil. Even children with nut allergies can enjoy this yummy treat! Garnish with a sprinkling of coconut flakes and cacao powder or nibs, and dig in!
Add a little chocolate Yum to your day with this recipe for Chocolate Cream Caramel Bars by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life! They are chocolatey, dense and will satisfy your sweet tooth in a healthy way guaranteed. This recipe is easy to make and only requires a few ingredients!
Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen gives us a little something to dream about....ooey gooey sweet and chewy raw vegan cinnamon rolls served warm right out of the dehydrator, with a drizzle of melted stone ground coconut butter and chopped pecans to top. The best thing about this recipe, aside from its decadent deliciousness, is the fact that it doesn't rely too heavily on nuts. Instead Marquis uses soaked dried figs to create a nice cinnamon-roll texture. Gluten free and all raw!
Check out this combination of beets, carrots and blood oranges with greens in a sweet orange vinaigrette. The color combination is lovely, but the sweetness of the salad is delicious and so light. Very healthy and tasty! Thanks to Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake!
Rich and fudge, these brownies are a healthier version of the original.They include raw almond meal, sprouted oat flour, dried shredded unsweetened coconut, raw cacao powder, medjool dates and small organic bananas. These look amazing and taste fantastic! Thanks to Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake.
This yummy dessert recipe calls for a dense coconut cream which due to the use of cold pressed coconut oil will set to the shape of your ramekin mold. You can use either cultured almond milk yogurt from your local health food store or make you own using soaked, sprouted, and blanched almonds blended into a creamy, thick puree and cultured overnight with probiotics. You may also choose to emit the yogurt and substitute a few tsp of lemon juice for a hint of citrusy tang. Fresh clementines blend with coconut nectar and vanilla bean to create the thick, sweet fruit "coulis" or puree. A pure and simple dessert!
Chef Raw Loulou says - "One thing I used to love about Holloween as a child were the 'Toffee apples' (aka Pomme d'amour as the French call them.... such a great name!!) my Mom used to make for us. I felt like making a healthier version of these today, but not using apples, but bananas instead......"