Find quick and easy healthy main course recipes to sustain your raw food journey.
A fresh, healthy, and easy summer salad recipe by Jodi Burke created in honor of International Raw Day! With an abundance of garden fresh goodness exploding this time of year it's easy to whip up simple meals that take little effort to make taste amazing. Such is the magic of fresh and in-season foods!
Fresh coconut water combines with creamy avocado, antioxidant-packed dragon fruit (also known as pitaya), fresh apricot and banana, mineral-rich kale, a dash of hormone balancing maca powder, superfood toppings and a drizzling of Rawmio chocolate hazelnut spread to finish things off in high style. Another amazing love-infused superfood smoothie bowl creation by Ksenia Breakfast Criminals!
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What a creative way to prepare raw veggies! A tasty sesame vegetable "stir fry" made with celeriac rice, fresh celery, bell pepper, carrots, onion and mushrooms all dressed up with a delicious Asian-inspired tahini shoyu garlic sauce. Planning a stir fry night? Keep your veggies in their most vibrantly fresh state by enjoying this raw version by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake.
A so-simple-it's-genius recipe shared by Gena Hemshaw from her highly anticipated recipe book Choosing Raw. This is a great way to get a well rounded snack into your body with a balanced ratio of healthy carbs, essential fats, proteins, and fresh greens. Green smoothies are great but sometimes you need to chew!
Please head over to Gena's blog for 2 more simple variations to play with including original pb +maple and cookies and cream. Tasty, nutritious, quick, beyond easy and GREAT for kids too!
Looking for a quick, easy, and ultra fresh idea for dinner tonight? Try this gorgeous zucchini pasta by Stefania D'Alessandro of La Tortoise. A mouthwatering pesto made with wild garlic leaves, fresh lemon, cashew nuts, pine nuts and ripe avocado combines with freshly spiroolied zucchini to create a heathy dinner you can prepare in a few minutes time. Enjoy!
Fill your hungry belly with a delicious raw nori wrap by Eva Hajkova of Raw Eva.com. Instead of relying on rice she uses a creamy cashew spread to help bind the ingredients together. Fill up your nori rolls with the fresh, seasonal vegetables of your choice such as cucumber, red bell pepper, micro greens and sunflower sprouts. Enjoy!
An inkling for pizza can be a hard craving to beat. Why not make a healthy, raw version! This recipe by Iselin Stoylen of Vegetarian Taste starts with an herbed pumpkin, sunflower and walnut-based crust topped with a tasty spinach and basil pesto. Top your pizza with fresh arugula, red bell peppers, and dehydrated mushrooms, serve with a salad, and enjoy a delicious and hearty raw meal free of all dairy and gluten. Enjoy!
A delicious take on a traditional Japanese nori roll by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney. These tasty bites are packed full of fresh and vibrant ingredients including cucumber, purslane, red bell pepper, pink oyster mushrooms, green onion, ginger and even a touch of jalapeño for a nice kick of spice. Serve these at your next tapas/cocktail party for a completely healthy appetizer. Enjoy!
Quick and beyond easy, you'll be able to throw this dish together in about 5 minutes tops. Spiralized zucchini noodles combine with a creamy, smokey and tangy chipotle lime avocado sauce with only 5 simple ingredients (excluding water and salt). Serve it with a big leafy green salad tonight and eat FRESH!
By marinating and then dehydrating your veggies for a bit at low temperatures you can achieve a RAW stir fry that really holds its own texture and flavor wise. The best part? No oxidized oils from high temperature cooking and your vegetables will be left full of water, nutrients and life force! A delicious and easy way to get a variety of veggies into your body, especially on those days that call for something other than the usual salad. Enjoy this tasty recipe by Lisa Viger of Raw on $10 a Day or Less!
Need a creative idea for utilizing fresh veggie pulp leftover from making juice? Try making raw veggie burgers! If you don't know where to begin, start here with this tasty recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake. Spring Veggie Burgers made with hemp, sunflower and flax seeds, savory herbs, and a touch of miso and nutritional yeast to flavor. Serve with her spicy chipotle strawberry ketchup and plenty of fresh sprouts!
Attention avocado lovers! You'll want to give this amazing recipe by Jodi Burke a try today. A crunchy mix of celery, sunflower seeds, onion, cucumber and parsley mixed with a tangy chipotle spiked raw cashew mayo, all stuffed into freshly sliced avocado halves. An amazing snack, side, or main dish for raw food lovers or those looking for healthy, gluten free, plant based fare. Enjoy!
This Fully Raw Pad Thai by Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram of Rawfully Organic Co-op offers an abundance of fresh veggies, a delectably tangy-sweet sesame ginger citrus dressing and an absolute explosion of amazing Thai flavors from ginger, lime, chili, cilantro and more! If you love traditional Pad Thai you've got to give this Fully Raw version a try!
A savory and completely delicious raw, vegan, and gluten free recipe for Turmeric and Pumpkin Seed Pate Nori Wraps by the talented Gena Hemshaw of Choosing Raw. Quick, easy, and delightful with a nice dose of turmeric renowned for its anti-inflammatory benefits.
Serve with a salad and some lentils for a full plate! Or use the pate as a dip, a spread on raw crackers, or a salad topper.
If you're bored of the usual fruit smoothie or cereal for breakfast then give this tasty gluten free and raw recipe by Chris Anca of Real Raw Kitchen a try! We've all heard of overnight oats but have you ever tried the same phenomenon with buckwheat groats? Give your body the nourishment that it deserves by starting the day right with nutrient and flavonoid rich buckwheat, vitamin and antioxidant rich fruit, protein, efa, and calcium packed chia, and a dose of healthy fats from coconut! Yum!
Zucchini noodles, cherry tomatoes, and fresh scallion are smothered in a creamy walnut butter sauce made with carrots, lemon, and dill. A completely simple savory recipe that will surely hit the spot any day of t he week. Recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake!
Craving a little curry tonight? Try this scrumptious recipe by raw master chef Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life. The curry is a simple blend of raw cashews (or zucchini for a lot fat option), curry powder, diced onion, salt and pepper. The marinated mushrooms add a wonderful pop of savory flavor and a hearty, chewy texture. If you're a curry fan you'll love this meal!
With a simple veggie peeler in tow you can create so many fabulous noodle-like dishes that are free of wheat and gluten and are instead full of nutrition and water! This tasty recipe by Christina Ross of Love-Fed.com utilizes daikon radish instead of the usual zucchini squash for the noodles, and comes complete with a fantastic ginger lime dressing and plenty of fresh veggies. Our personal favorite aspect? The sprinkling of dried mulberries - they add a delicious and unexpected pop of sweetness and chewiness that taste so amazing paired with the other ingredients. Enjoy!
Would you believe upon first glance that this delectable recipe by Kristina Ladecka of Spiced Blueberry Shake is nut-free and actually very simple to make? Bust out those dehydrators and try your hand at making a batch of raw crepes complete with fresh fruit and raw coconut cream. Yum!