Enjoy some of the best flax seed recipes online. Make your own flax crackers to healthy pizza doughs.
Raw and gluten free gingerbread cookies made with buckwheat, dates, flax seeds and a blend of deliciously sweet and cozy spices sandwich a dense layer of creamy, cinnamon spiked banana ice cream. If you like gingerbread cookies and you like ice cream (who doesn't!?) you'll love this perfect fusion of the two by Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen!
"A raw enchilada, how is it even possible?" you may be wondering...
While this recipe isn't going to imitate a hot dish of cheese and sauce laden corn tortilla-based enchiladas it IS going to blow your mind by how delicious it is! Yes it is raw, so the textures will vary from a cooked enchilada, but you will get that irresistible combination of Mexican-esque flavors within the fresh salsa, cheesy cashew sauce, walnut and pumpkin seed nut meat and fresh veggie and flax based tortillas. When everything is combined your mind and taste buds will be blown away. Enjoy this truly gourmet (yet surprisingly simple) savory recipe by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life!
The sweet flavor of maple and pumpkin pie spices are absolutely synonymous with this wonderful season we've entered into, and Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake has masterfully combined them both into one outstanding cookie recipe! No gluten, flour or sugar to be found here, just pure wholesome ingredients such as carrot, coconut butter, dates, flaxseed, maple syrup, and real spices of cinnamon, cardamon, nutmeg and ginger.
Tomato season is in full swing! Use some of the bounty with this amazing recipe for a hearty Summer Tomato Spaghetti by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake! The meatless meatballs are full of texture and flavor and will fill your kitchen with the mouthwatering aroma of savory Italian herbs while "cooking" in the dehydrator. Free of all animal products, these "meatballs" are instead given substance with plenty of mushrooms, carrots, dried tomato, hempseed, walnut and flax! A meal all members of the family will enjoy.
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!
Searching for a classic and easy sweet treat for a little end-of-the-week decadence? If yes then you must try this amazing recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake for Raw Blondie Bites! It makes the perfect treat if you're a fan of all things vanilla but also have a hankering for some good old fashioned chocolate. You'll find plenty of omega 3 fatty acids in this recipe with both hemp seeds and flax used, and the sweetness comes from soft medjool dates and coconut nectar only.
This gourmet pizza by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake is piled high with freshly "roasted" asparagus, mushroom, and onion and features a delicious sun dried tomato macadamia ricotta and herbed zucchini and flax seed crust. There is no need to deprive yourself when that pizza craving hits; you can indulge without having to consume any dairy, wheat or cooked ingredients for that matter!
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!
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.
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!).
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.
This recipe will bring back childhood memories of those hot summer afternoons spent chasing after the ice cream truck. Flax seeds, banana, agave nectar, raw cacao, coconut crystals, cold pressed olive oil, cinnamon, jungle peanuts, and mesquite - these ingredients sure do beat what you'll find listed on the drumsticks at the supermarket. A wholesome and fun recipe to share with children or your own inner child!
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!
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!
Bethanne is like a raw superfood ninja in the kitchen when it comes to desserts and comes up with some of the most creative treats we've ever seen. This Triple Layered Jungle Peanut Butter Butterscotch Ice Cream Cake (whew!) is one of her self-proclaimed best recipes to date. Even though it is a decadent dessert it is utterly dense in nutrition and medicinals. This recipe utilizes some unique extracts such as red asparagus which lends an amazing butterscotch flavor to the crust and has anti-stress attributes.
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!
Dehydrated veggie herb crackers stacked with macadamia chevre and softened, olive oil, sea salt and lemon infused asparagus. Serve with a side salad of fresh arugula, cherry tomatoes, sprouts and a drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette. Who says raw food is boring?
Pesto and avocado - two savory food items that most everyone loves whether they're raw foodies or not! This is a great recipe to try out if you love the enticing flavors of garlic, basil and olive oil in pesto but want to enjoy something other than the typical pasta dish. Or maybe you just hit up the farmers market and scored fresh basil and have avos ripe and ready to use on hand! Either way you wont be disappointed with this recipe.
Amy Lyons by Fragrant Vanilla Cake continues to surprise us with healthy and very delicious recipes. Here is a Raw Tropical Fruit Taco Salad. For this one she tossed fruits with lime juice, chili powder, a little sea salt and cilantro,she placed it on a bed of greens, topped it off with avocados and a macadamia queso fresco as well as some crunchy raw corn tortilla lime chips. Enjoy!
Raw falafel wraps by gourmet master chef Russel James. Veggies combine with various nuts and seeds, spices, and fresh herbs to create the flavors and textures you're familiar with in Middle Eastern cuisine. If you're feeling a bit fancy this is a great recipe to try and and share with family and loved ones!