Find quick and easy healthy main course recipes to sustain your raw food journey.
Don't let this mouthwatering picture deceive you by it's lovely gourmet composition into thinking this is a complicated recipe. It is actually very simple and only requires 4, yes only 4, ingredients!
Serve these scrumptiously filling raw vegan vitality burgers between two crisp romaine leafs with avocado slices and fresh red onion. Complete the presentation with a dolup of raw mustard and ranch sauce for a special treat that will impress anyone lucky enough to take a bite. Recipe adapted from Rene Oswald's book ''Transitioning to Living Cuisine''.
Dense yet pliable and soft, these pancakes are sooooo easy to create and will actually take you less time than traditional pancakes (minus the dehydration time) If you haven't yet experimented with making raw vegan pancakes then it is about time. Have fun with your raw food diet!
Sometimes flavors simply come together in a perfect harmony of delicious taste. So is the case with this easy granola recipe which encompasses the enticing flavors of cinnamon, maca, vanilla bean, almonds and blueberries! Sprouted buckwheat is often used as a base in granolas because of it's light crunchy texture and high protein content. Also, it is very affordable!
Fresh vibrant vegetables and zucchini noodles bath in a rich creamy sauce complete with Thai basil, lime leaf, a kick of cayenne and a hint of sweet from coconut nectar. This pad Thai recipe is special because while it may look super impressive it really only takes about 30 minutes to whip together. The sauce utilizes fresh almond butter and coconut meat for that creamy richness without relying on oil. This recipe will make those taste buds sing AND leave you feeling light and energized!
Can you eat sandwiches on a raw food diet? Absolutely! Creamy cashew herb cheese pairs with crisp fresh cucumber slices on a dehydrated raw rye bread. These cool cucumber sandwich bites are both fresh and satisfying and are perfect for a Spring picnic. The bread recipe was inspired by Meredith Frantz’s rye bread in the very helpful, and free, ebook, Profoundly Raw.
Chef Hannah Mendenhall shares with us a bit of her dietary wisdom- "Raw food, in actuality, reigns, because it also makes you feel better. From cleansing, to rebuilding, to maintaining, a raw lifestyle basically…rules!"
A true power meal recipe, this bowl combines a few nutritionally dense superstars: avocado, hemp, kale, and kelp! The two dressings included within this recipe work really well together or you can divide your bowl half and half with smoked avocado cumin on one side and balsamic tahini on the other. This recipe was inspired by a culinary creation from Blossoming Lotus Cafe in Portland, OR. You can lightly steam and blanch the cruciferous vegetables or keep them raw, it is up to you.
Crispy spiced young coconut bacon, cultured peppercorn cheese and soft caramelized onion come together on a raw buckwheat crust to create this gorgeous explosion of flavor. It's raw pizza with a gourmet twist! This recipe has quite a few steps involved with various ingredients needing dehydration or culturing, but if you're looking for raw gourmet at it's finest this recipe is for you!
Can a delicious meal actually aid in detox? With this recipe it can! Christian Bates shares with us, "Yes, you can detox and feast too! How do you want your burger uncooked: well done gourmet or rare nutrition? How about both! I’m talking about an organic raw plant-based burger recipe that not only satisfies the heartiest of stomachs but nourishes and detoxifies your body."
As you might have noticed there´s no Arborio rice for this risotto, nope. That is so passé. Lets turn to sprouted Buckwheat instead which is free from gluten and full of possibilities! This dish is packed with iron (parsley and vitamin C is a dream team!) and alkalizing properties, two things both our body and mind really could use today!
In this recipe post I wanted to show you simple and yummy chia recipe, and yes nut free. You can eat this for breakfast or as an evening meal, either way, it is quite filling and hearty, says Karolina Eleonora.
Rutabaga is a root vegetable that has a mild flavour and hints at the freshness of a cabbage or turnip. For the pizza crust, you can use almost any mild vegetable - rutabaga, jicama, zucchini, squash, or any mixture of those. We loved the crust topped with a spicy hummus spread, green olives, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, and crispy sage.
Looking for a simple and easy to make lasagna? This raw lasagna is super easy and extra tasty with the pesto layers.
Enjoy this version of gluten free cous cous with the base being cauliflower. High in vitamin C and manganese, the antioxidant power in cauliflower is impressive. In addition to lowering oxidative stress on the body, the antioxidants present in the vegetable support the body's natural detoxification process.
Try this raw vegan nori recipe that utilizes grapefruit segments to add texture and the look of spicy tuna as well as parsnip rice that will have your guests wanting more!
It’s kind of funny how minimalism and raw eats go hand and hand. So let’s talk raw shroom burgers!!
Finally you can enjoy a raw caramelized onion and pesto pizza. Yes, it does require a little extra time and prep work but the result is well worth it. Double the batch so you can have pizza for the week.
Yes, it's actually raw! Check out the recipe for details. Deeelish!