Browse through easy vegan recipes. If you are just getting started on the vegetarian lifestyle these will be a breeze to learn and help you stay on your journey!
One of the most beautiful aspects of creating food using only pure, raw ingredients is the amazing flavors and textures you can make with such few ingredients. These creamy, sweet, semi frozen coconut fruit squares by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish are a fine example of this! Get creative with the fruit aspect and use your favorite! Mango and raspberry works well but try apricot, nectarine, peaches, blackberries or blueberries too.
Spruce up your usual banana ice cream creation by adding to the mix some raw nut butter and strawberries to create a PB&J - like effect. If you're drooling from looking at this picture you'll be happy to know it is a super easy thing to make! Freeze some bananas up today, pick up some fresh strawberries, and bust out the Dastony stone ground nut butter to create this awesome healthy treat by Priscilla Soler of Gastawnomica
Refresh and nourish yourself with a deliciously creamy peachy green smoothie by Christina Ross of Love-Fed.com featuring young coconut, almond milk, chia, spinach, ginger and of course fresh peaches! It's the perfect recipe to enjoy while soaking up these precious final weeks of Summer.
A wonderful dessert by Priscilla Soler of Gastrawnomica which utilizes the natural sweetness found in carrots and banana instead of relying on anything refined. The cake itself is nut free and has a nice light texture and is so delicious paired with the creamy young coconut cream frosting. You can choose to make this recipe fat free by substituting banana ice cream for the coconut frosting on top. Enjoy!
The forever classic combination of mint and chocolate binds together so sweetly in this irresistible recipe for Cocomint Patties by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish. So yummy and full of the natural goodness of raw coconut and cacao, sweetened using only low glycemic coconut nectar, and infused with pure organic peppermint oil. Store them in your freezer for a cooling treat that will melt in your mouth!
A seasonal frozen sweet treat by Sarah Britton of My New Roots utilizing one of Summer's most succulent fruits: the peach. This recipe is simple, elegant and oh so tasty and works equally well with a variety of fresh seasonal fruits such as berries or nectarines. Celebrate the homestretch of summer with a Peachy Keen Creamsicle!
A gorgeously decadent recipe designed by Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen with the ladies in mind specifically. However, the gentlemen out there will surely enjoy it too! Dreamy chocolate cherry hemp seed ice cream with a layer of dark chocolate ganache set to perfection in the freezer. The hemp seed ice cream will provide you with a hefty dose of minerals, Vitamin E and Vitamin K as well as protein and efa's while raw cacao provides plenty of magnesium, antioxidants and happy brain chemicals. So good it's almost not realistic! This recipe is also nut-free!
Savory raw gourmet at its finest! A very special meal created by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life for an ultra flavor-rich marinated zucchini pasta dish topped with herb-filled tomato marinara sauce, olive oil infused dried cherry tomatoes and garlicy portobello mushroom meat(less) balls. An explosion of flavor with each delicious bite!
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!
Preparing raw cuisine with no heat enables us to preserve every ounce of nutrition and utilize our foods as a pure form of medicine. When it comes to medicinal foods choices nothing beats wild food! Wild berries are an especially potent superfood option because they contain vastly more antioxidants and are usually more flavorful to boot. If you don't have access to wild blueberries choose the 2nd best option - fresh organic ones preferably from the farmers market or U-pick farm.
This Blueberry Mousse Cake by Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw is packed with the richness of flavor and nutrition found in wild berries, and looks so cute placed in mini mason jars. A silky, fluffy mousse-like filling tops a classic crust of dates, walnuts, coconut and vanilla. Each jar acts as an individual serving. Enjoy!
A luxurious, elegant and highly nutritious white chia pudding by eco-chic goddess Rebecca Leffler of Lafluer Parisny.com made with Dastony's limited edition white almond butter. This sweet, creamy, vanilla bean infused pudding also includes mesquite pod meal, cinnamon and fresh coconut water! Enjoy it for a snack, a dessert, or a nourishing and decadent breakfast.
An indulgent, creamy, milkshake-like smoothie by Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen that just so happens to be rich in chlorophyll and packed to the brim with nutrition! A base of fresh brazil nut milk blends with frozen banana, kale, spinach, and a dash of chlorella and maca to create something equally pleasing to both your taste buds and your body. Have fun with your green smoothies and try out a base of fresh nut milk for an added creaminess that is so delicious!
Walnut and dates are surely one of the best combinations in raw food dessert making history! The crunchy, oil-rich nature of walnuts mixes so well with the ultra sweet and gooey-soft flavor and consistency of dates. These yummy morsels of truffle goodness by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen can also be formed into cookies for another variation. High in omegas from walnuts and flax, and healthy, easy to burn carbs from dates, you'll be left feeling nourished and energized after enjoying these!
Nanaimo bars are a Canadian treat hailing from a city in British Columbia from which they're named after. Typically made with layers of sweet wafer crumbs, vanilla butter frosting and chocolate, these treats while yummy, are obviously not the most healthy for us. Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish has created a simple raw vegan version with ingredients you'll feel awesome about putting in your body. This recipe also happens to taste amazing as well giving traditional Nanaimo bars an overall run for their money! Share them with your family, your children, and your friends!
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.
Is it possible for a salad to be so yummy it's addictive? With this recipe by Nikki Stokes of Eating Vibrantly the answer is a definite yes. A flavorful and hearty raw walnut taco "meat" combines with fresh greens, tomato, avocado, spring onions and a delicious, lemony cashew sour cream in this healthy raw version of a Mexican inspired classic. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and enjoy what's sure to become one of your favorite salads of all time. Recipe inspired by Oh She Glows and Naked Avocado.
This salad by Sarah Britton of My New Roots includes an absolute rainbow of fresh vegetables featuring Chioggia beets, purple onion and fresh herbs with sprouted sunflower seeds and wild rice. The dressing is a stripped down but ultra yummy combination of cold pressed olive oil, acv, raw honey or maple syrup, and minced ginger. The wild rice adds a great chewy texture and additional b-vitamins, protein, iron, calcium, potassium and zinc and also makes the salad much more hearty. Wild rice is actually not a grain at all but a seed and is gluten free. Enjoy this salad for dinner tonight!
These magical mulberry squares by Ariene Resnick of ArieneCooks.com are raw, vegan, low glycemic, soy-free, grain-free and paleo friendly too! A camu camu vitamin C blast adds a nice element of tartness to balance out the naturally sweet mulberries, raisins and coconut nectar. Sweet-tart, chewy and super duper yummy, these mulberry squares are the perfect superfood infused mid-afternoon pick me up to completely satisfy those tummy rumbles.
Chocolate chip mint ice cream will forever be a classic favorite! There's just something about cooling peppermint paired with creamy, sweet ice cream and dark chocolate chips. It just hits the spot every time! This version by Amie Sue of Nouveau Raw is made without any dairy or sugar whatsoever. Instead it utilizes the creaminess of almond milk and young Thai coconut meat and the sweetness of agave, raw honey, and yacon syrup. Use fresh mint for an authentic peppermint flavor and a pinch of spirulina if you desire a brighter pop of green!
A refreshing, energizing and revitalizing plant juice elixir that will tantalize those taste buds. Make this recipe when you're body tells you it needs a hit of hydration, vitamins, antioxidants and quick energy! You'll love how this unique combination of ingredients taste together. Sweet and utterly thirst quenching; you can taste the love!