Find quick and easy healthy main course recipes to sustain your raw food journey.
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.
This doesn't contain any actual cereal grains, but does give that same feeling of nice big bowl of cereal and milk. The milk is even sweet and drinkable when finished. Enjoy!
Who doesn't like making up names for raw recipes? I sure enjoy it ... almost as much as I like fruit noodles. Froodles were inevitable.
This gorgeous and wholesale recipe was adapted by Golubka from a recipe found in The Sprouted Kitchen by Sara Forte. Instead of preparing the quinoa traditionally using heat, Golubka chose to sprout the quinoa and leave it in its raw state. The vibrant green of the collards contrasts perfectly with the ruby hue of fresh beets and vibrant orange of carrots. Don't forget to include thick slices of avocado, fresh sprouts, and a generous spread of miso-carrot sauce.
This is a refreshing and very simple soup that's perfect for a hot summer day.
fat: 28 gr
carbs: 27 gr
protein: 5 gr
This is the perfect salad to ease your way into eating more kale! It's covered in a creamy, tangy mayo and topped with a smoky walnut crumble.
If you or someone you know is not a fan of raw cauliflower, well this might be the perfect recipe for you. There's a secret ingredient in this wonderful mock couscous dish that takes the edge off of the sometimes potent raw cruciferous, while giving it a nutty flavor that rivals the real thing. I'm absolutely addicted to this recipe at the moment, and I honestly can't imagine I'll tire of it anytime in the near future. You can enjoy this couscous warm, or cold, and with a bevy of different veggie combinations. Best of all this is by default a nut free and oil free recipe, although you wouldn't have guessed it at first bite. But who cares about all that health mumbojumbo -- I want a tasty bowl of food, darn-nit! Did I mention the secret ingredient has something to do with pumpkin? How fitting for the Holiday season!
I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you one of our best selling, and most unique dishes- the Kimchee Dumplings. If you've got the tools and the whim- get in the kitchen! This dish is will not disappoint!
I've been wanting to try kohlrabi for a while now, aware of its pretty presence in the produce isle. I finally got around to it this week. No searching required, it was right there in front of me at the store, waiting.
For those who have never tried it, kohlrabi is a mild tasting crunchy vegetable, a sort of cross between a cabbage and turnip in taste. I've also been on the lookout for purple kohlrabi, which is amazing in its colour, but no luck so far. It works well raw in salads or roasted/steamed for a side dish. Very low in calories and rich in nutrients, a perfect gift of nature.
Look for smaller kohlrabi, about apple sized - they tend to be the juiciest. Don't throw away the leaves, utilize them - chopped and quickly roasted with garlic, sauteed, or added raw to your salad, morning juice or green smoothie.
In this salad, the crunch of kohlrabi, apple, and summer root veggies combines nicely with the creaminess of avocado and the sunny taste of citrus dressing. It would work well both as a side dish or a light meal, if adjusted to a bigger portion.
Whose craving something deliciously savory, spicy, filling and richly flavorful tonight for dinner? Love your thyroid with some naturally iodine-rich kelp noodles while the spicy almond miso sauce warms your insides.
A recipe open for adaptation! Choose a base of veggies to mix with your kelp noodles, and top with a generous amount of Laura Dawn's saucy Thai coconut sauce spiced with lemongrass, chili, coriander and ginger. Let the sauce marinate with your base ingredients for at least 15-20 minutes for the best results!
Amber says of this recipe, "Between my garden and the farmers’ market, I rarely have to go to the supermarket in summer. Vegetables can be turned into crisp crackers, pizza crusts, and tostadas. Topped with plump, freshly picked tomatoes, buttery avocados, spicy jalapeños, and a burst of corn from the cob, you’ve got a gourmet meal fit for serving company. I use my Excalibur dehydrator frequently in summer to save extra produce from spoiling. This way, I can enjoy the harvest well into fall and winter. These easy tostadas will keep several months when stored in an airtight container. Choose the highest quality produce for this recipe, which is ideally made in summer when the best tomatoes and corn are in season. You can also make this more or less spicy by adjusting the amount of jalapeño."
I considered naming this one “raw vegan protein butter” since it’s loaded with complete protein from the sprouted quinoa. When I make it I store it in the fridge (for no more than 2 days) and use as dip, dressing or butter. This time around I grabbed a few baby carrots from the garden and paired with the smoky butter it was the most perfect afternoon snack. You are very welcome to do the same but be prepared for the complete and utter perfection of texture and flavor combination.
I rushed home tonight to whip up this raw version of the Macro bowl I had from Aux Vivres last week, so I could share the yummy goodness with all ya’ll before the weekend. You can skip the bowl, but I wouldn’t skip the sauce. I said it before and I’ll say it again – it’s ridic.
Inspired by the classic kale & avocado salad, this dish was a hit in NY when I made it, almost on a daily basis, for everyone at The Plant.
Chipotle peppers are jalapeno that have been smoked, and so are not raw. However, I love to use them as they have such a great taste and you don’t need to use many! I have provided an alternative combination of ingredients in the recipe as a substitute to using jalapenos that will give a similarly distinctive taste.
This is a real hearty meal with a kick that’s perfect for those cold winter days!
The best raw food recipes are often the easiest to make! This is a staple recipe because it is SO healthy, involves lots of greens and veggies, and comes together in mere moments. The marinade is a classic blend of ginger, sesame, tamari and lemon juice. It is used to both marinate the mushrooms and also as a dipping sauce for your wraps. You can add in tahini or almond butter to the sauce if you would like a thicker, creamier consistency. 1 large collard leaf will usually yield enough for two smaller wraps once de-stemmed. Create as many wraps as you feel called to make!
Kelp noodles and veggies galore drenched in a spicy Asian inspired almond ginger sauce. 100% raw and health promoting! Let the sauce sit with your kelp noodles for at least 8-10 minutes or so before devouring, as this will soften the noodles giving them an absolutely delightful texture! Dinner is coming right up....