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!
Blended soups are one of the easiest, quickest, and most satisfying raw recipes to create! This one by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life is made with a base of fresh tomato and sweet corn kernels blended into a creamy consistency with hemp seeds and walnuts. Perfectly seasoned with garlic, dill and a dash of salt and pepper. It will literally take mere minutes to make!
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!!
The best hazelnut dessert you will ever taste! These heavenly hazelnut bliss bars by Amy Lyons are made using Rawmio's divinely decadent raw chocolate spreads. It is a richly satisfying dessert possessing that ever-so classic combination of hazelnut and chocolate. Raw and free of all gluten, dairy, and refined sugar.
An epic icy cold chocolate superfood shake by Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw with chocolate syrup drizzled throughout! Start by blending chilled medicinal chaga mushroom tea with raw cashews to create a creamy milk. Then add in your superfood powerhouse ingredients: lucuma, maca, mesquite, chia, raw cacao, ashwaganda and more! Blend with ice and frozen banana until completely smooth, creamy and delicious!
You'll be drooling before these are even ready to eat! Sumptuous little lemon squares by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish made with unsweetened shredded coconut, freshly grated lemon rind (organic of course), authentic vanilla bean, coconut oil, coconut nectar and fresh lemon juice! If you want a creamy orange version sub lemon zest and juice for fresh orange!
A layer of smooth, gooey caramel paired with silky raw chocolate mousse on a thick almond flour and coconut crust. Top with cacao nibs, goji berries, and extra shredded coconut! Simple. Gourmet. Decadent.
Only lightly sweetened with low glycemic coconut nectar, these protein bars are absolutely brimming with nutrition and will help to maintain an even blood sugar. It's amazing to think how many energy/protein bars are actually loaded with refined sugars these days. A much better option is to make your own. These protein bars by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish contain a wide array of complete amino acids - the building blocks of protein - and will give you sustained energy (and a little chocolate fix which never hurts!).
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.
No heat, no pectin, no sugar and no fuss needed with this amazingly simple, 2 ingredient blackberry chia jam recipe by Erin of Simply Dish. It turns out thick and perfectly spreadable and relies on the natural sweetness of fresh blackberries as opposed to refined sugar. Pair some with raw stone ground coconut butter on sprouted toast for a special treat!
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.
Raw coconut milk ice cream with chunks of frozen berries, mango, pineapple or fruit of your choice, frozen in popsicle molds, enjoyed in the sunshine (of course!). Add fresh herbs for a unique twist of flavor! Use a sweetener of your choice such as coconut or sun dried cane juice crystals. Or simply sweeten with a touch of stevia for a very low glycemic option. Make coconut milk by blending shredded coconut with pure water in a ratio of 1 part coconut to 1 1/2 parts water, and strain through a nut milk bag.
This is how a burger and fries should be done! Leave the cows to graze happily in their pastures, and the cholesterol and weight problems at the fast food restaurants, and instead load up on fresh veggies and spices, bust out the dehydrator, whip these burgers and fries together, load them up with all the fixings, and happily devour!
A vibrant sweet treat offering a great mid-day energy boost from pure matcha green tea powder. Matcha is awash with antioxidants to protect the integrity of our cells. It is a great superfood to consume during the summer when the UVB rays are at their most intense and our skin could use an additional boost of protection. These truffles are rich with oils of macadamia and coconut and have a zesty, tart kick of lemon to perfectly balance their sweetness. Use honey, pure clear agave, or other liquid sweetener of your choice.
Hemp is such a divinely nourishing food and is something we all can benefit from eating more of. The ratio of omega 6 to omega 3 fats is perfectly balanced in hemp seeds - whereas many nuts and seeds are omega 6 and 9 dominant. Omega 3's in particular are vital for the flexibility of our cell membranes - specifically in our brains. A flexible cell wall means all of those delicious nutrients can move to areas of the cell where they are needed, and waste can be transported away.
This recipe by Cali England is an awesome way to incorporate hemp into your diet! The pesto is bursting with flavor and is very easy to whip up. The pasta noodles are a simple combination of kelp and julienned zucchini. Add the pesto to your noodles and let things marinate together for at least a few hours before you dig and an enjoy!
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!
Don't rely solely on external sunscreen to protect your skin from UV rays. Get plenty of antioxidants from superfoods such as goji berries and you'll be protecting your skin from the inside out! Healthy skin will never lie within a jar or tube. A radiant complexion begins with optimal nutrition! Consume this mega antioxidant loaded beverage by Sarah Britton of My New Roots throughout the summer months to protect your skin and get your glow on!
This homemade mustard recipe uses only the finest fresh ingredients and is actually a healthful, nutrient rich food as oppose to a condiment loaded with salt and preservatives. Real mustard seeds, apple cider vinegar, raw honey, and fresh herbs- it's so tasty you'll want to eat it with a spoon!