Browse through some of the best vegan lunch recipes online!
It's always nice to take a break from heavier dishes and enjoy a low fat raw vegan meal. This zucchini pasta dish is light, fresh, and hydrating but definitely doesn't lack in flavor! The sauce is a sweet mix of fresh mango, kiwis, dates, figs, and an optional dash of dried herbs. For a tangier version you may choose to include a spritz of lime or lemon juice. Enjoy!
A healthy and nourishing "Meatless Monday" recipe by Sarah Britton of My New Roots shared via Martha Stewart's Whole Living. Even leafy greens deserve a little massage treatment once in a while! You'll find with this method that the kale shrinks down as if its been steamed, which makes eating an entire head of greens a cinch! This salad includes a yummy poppy seed dressing with dijon mustard, shallots, cold pressed olive oil, apple cider vinegar and a touch of raw organic honey.
To make these soups all you need is a bag full of tasty vegetables, a fruit juicer and a blender. They are absolutely delicious, warming and above all raw & incredibly good for you. Oh, and you can place your raw soup in the dehydrator for 10 minutes and actually eat it warm :)
It's a new year and a great time to resolve your healthy eating goals. What better way than through daily, creative, fresh, seasonal salads. Gone are the days when eating a salad involves sitting down to a boring plate of lettuce and carrots. When you utilize all the amazing seasonal fruits and vegetables around you your salads can become indulgent and adventurous, full of nutrition and life! This one has arugula, mixed lettuces, mango, avocado, walnuts, dried coconut and a simple dressing of fresh lime or oil-free balsamic.
We're all about superfoods at Raw Food Recipes! And anything related to kale for that matter. This is a recipe shared via Amanda Maguire of Pickles'n Honey. Once you have your base kale salad recipe the sky is the limit as far as what can be added! This particular recipe inspired by one from Sunfood includes black botija olives, fresh dulse, fresh herbs and sprouts, goji berries, and hand shelled cashews. Have you ever tried throwing in a small handful of cacao nibs onto your kale salad? This is a total mineral overload and the taste combination is great too!
Kristina says, "This is a great recipe without any fat! A hearty 811 meal should you choose to indulge!"
Pumpkin puree and luscious, juicy persimmons blend together in your Vitamix with fresh almond milk, dates, and a pinch of vanilla or nutmeg....is it a dessert or a soup? You decide!
The Wild Empress Salad, an updated raw vegan version of the classic Waldorf Salad. The salad makes a perfect appetizer, light meal, or main meal.
Alkalinize and mineralize! It's the name of the game. You can do both with this recipe for a zesty raw kale salad by Tess Masters. Quick to prepare and always a favorite at any potluck, kale salad is a staple on the raw vegan diet for good reason. This one contains fresh mint, pumpkin and hemp seeds, and a dash of red chili flakes. Delicious, filling, and packed to the max with nutrition!
Rice paper spring rolls are a fresh and fun way to get more raw veggies into your body! While rice paper isn't technically raw we consider it to be a healthy whole food option to use on a high raw diet. Julienne some strips of radish, red pepper, and cucumber, and dont be afraid to add in things like cultured veggies, bean sprouts, soaked nuts and seeds, or avocado for more bulk. Let this recipe act as a rough guideline for you to go on and make your own version of this popular Asian inspired appetizer!
A few other ingredients suggestions from the chef: marinated mushrooms, carrots, sauerkraut, mint, avocado, squash/zucchini and watercress.
Asian inspired, this recipe is a scrumptious raw vegan take on traditional pad thai with loads of fresh veggies, softened kelp noodles and a crazy delicious spicy-sweet almond sauce. Top with wild jungle peanuts!
Simple, fresh gourmet raw food at its finest! Thin strips of courgette pasta lightly marinated in olive oil and salt, mixed with tender leafy greens, and finally topped with a flavorful sun dried tomato salsa finta and almond polpetta. Raw Italian food always hits the spot!
Mexico In One Bite! This is a recipe that will surely inspire a fiesta in your tummy! The basis for this creation is a Mexican Wild Rice that is made entirely of vegetables and herbs. The mixture can be rolled up in collards, fresh romaine leaves, or served in purple cabbage boats as photographed. Enjoy your wraps dipped in a fresh and spicy mandarin dipping sauce!
Tasty and oh so fresh! These tacos are low fat, very simple, and contain absolutely no corn or gluten containing flour! Use very thinly sliced jicama root for your taco shell, wrap up lots of yummy fresh vegetables, and choose between a sweet and herby mango beet or a savory and tangy avocado lime sauce for dipping. Enjoy!
It’s loaded with nutrients and has blood building properties from the beets. You can add many different types of dressing to this one, today we’re using Honey Mustard Lime dressing.
This recipe involves some steps and preparation, but if you're craving a dense, hearty quiche and have the time to throw this recipe together we highly recommend it! You will end up with a truly rich, flavorful rendition of a quiche without having to relay on the use of eggs or dairy products. Crimini mushroom, white onion, bell pepper, and chopped kale are included in the filling along with a macadamia and zucchini "egg" salad mixture, while the buttery crust is made from a combination of almond flour and flax.
Thinly sliced spiralized butternut squash with fresh or dried cranberries and a generous drizzling of creamy almond butter sauce. Get back on a healthy track after last weeks feasting with a light yet filling, healthy and ultra fresh raw meal that will leave you beaming with energy.
A whipped and creamy eggless mixture of macadamia nuts, cashews, zucchini and spices form the perfect appetizer when placed on top of thinly sliced yellow crookneck squash. Sarahfae recommends this particular variety of squash because of its soft texture and mild flavor making it a great substitute for tradition egg. Don't forget to garnish with a sprinkle of spanish paprika. Yum!
If you are a cultured raw foodie than you've probably tried at least one version of a raw onion bread over the years. This version by Heather Pace is basic and easy to make but does not short you on flavor! If you are not a fan of onion she recommends using only 1 onion and subbing some extra zucchini. Use this bread as an open faced sandwich with avocado, tomato, hummus spread and sprouts or dip in a bowl of raw soup for a quick lunch or dinner!
Not only is it a relatively simple and easy dish to execute, you have options to make it as an appetizer, main course, or even finger food -- it all depends on the size of your tart crust. If you'd rather not make a tart you can simply enjoy the tender/wilted veggies alone (they're certainly tasty enough to do so) and pair them with a sauce or dressing of your choosing.
This is probably the most flavorful raw food meal I have ever eaten! When I created this recipe, I had been primarily snack-
ing for a few weeks and I missed the taste of a real meal. Well, this recipe did the job. The Sambar Masala tomato sauce balances out the earthy flavor of the rice, and the nut chutney is sweet, savory, crunchy, and the perfect complement to the
tomato sauce and rice.