Simple and utterly tasty raw brownies by Stefania D'Alessandro of La Tortoise made with soaked almonds, cashews, raw cacao, gooey dates and apricots, coconut oil, shredded coconut and a hidden dose of superfood magic from raw maca. Use agave nectar to sweeten or your favorite liquid sweetener of choice. Process your ingredients until perfectly smooth or alternatively cut down the processing time and enjoy the unexpected chewy bit of date or apricot. Enjoy!
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!
Breakfast Criminals is all about sharing superfood recipes straight from the heart. This particular smoothie bowl happens to also help nourish the heart *chakra* with plenty of green leafy ingredients. If you haven't yet jumped on the superfood smoothie bowl band wagon now is the time and here is a great recipe to start you out on the right track! You wont believe how wonderful and satisfied you'll feel.
This recipe was originally shared on AuraCacia.
If getting a serious dose of antioxidants and brain-nourishing efa's is on today's agenda then you've come to the right recipe! Delicious truffle treats made with a base of pistachio nuts, juicy medjool dates, organic matcha powder, coconut oil, nut butter and vanilla bean. Oh yes, and chia, who could forget!
Recipe by Karielyn Tillman of The Healthy Family and Home.
With an irresistible combination of coconut and chocolate it's no wonder that bounty bars have been a classic confection for decades. Wouldn't it be nice to enjoy a version free of refined sugars, oils and additives? Now you can with this easy raw, vegan and healthy recipe by Stefania D'Alessandro of La Tortoise
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!
Attention all snickers addicts! Before you succumb to an impulse buy at the checkout counter (that you'll be regretting later) give this wholesome recipe by Natalia of Naturelle a try. Make extra and keep them in your freezer for when those cravings hit. No refined sugar, corn syrup, additives, dairy derivatives, palm oil, hydrogenated soy oil, or GMO contaminated ingredients here. You can thank us later.
Need a little decadence in your life this weekend? Try this amazing frozen dessert by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life. Two chocolate walnut brownie cookies sandwich a dense layer of coconut chocolate chip mint ice cream. Does it get any better? We can't fathom how...
If you miss being able to add croutons to a salad then you'll be pleased to know there is an entire world of crunchy, salty, perfectly seasoned goodness to be had even on a raw foods diet! Spice up your next salad with this mouthwatering blend of seasoned and dehydrated nuts, seeds, and brussels sprouts by Gena Hemshaw of Choosing Raw.
If you love sweet and spicy flavor combinations, and love all things fresh, juicy and full of life you will LOVE this salad by Lisa Viger of Raw on $10 a Day or Less. After mixing your ingredients let it marinate for a minute, scoop it onto a bed of fresh lettuce or your favorite greens, and enjoy each bite of deliciousness to the max.
Only in raw food cuisine can you eat a dessert as decadent and tasty as this and be getting medicinal health benefits and a boost to your immune system with antioxidants, flavonoids, vitamins, minerals, and nourishing fats a plenty. Enjoy this delicious raw chocolate and goji berry tart by Stefania D'Alessandro of La Tortoise.
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!
Getting a little bored with your usual smoothie combos lately? Give this one a try from Gena Hemshaw of Choosing Raw! Fresh banana and grapes add that perfect level of sweetness while cucumber and coconut water add refreshing hydration. Avocado bumps up the creaminess factor while kale, spinach, cilantro and parsley add more nutrients and help the body detoxify. Enjoy!
You haven't lived until you try this amazing raw sorbet by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake! Two flavors combine together, strawberry cherry and black and blueberry, to create a perfectly chilled, refreshing and antioxidant-rich frozen treat you will feel absolutely great about putting in your body!
Everyone needs a good creamy salad dressing in their back pocket! A salad is just so much more satisfying when it’s loaded with healthy fats that protect your brain, give you glowing skin and balance your hormones.
Looking for something simple with just a few key ingredients? Voila, may I present to you the Avocado and Cilantro Lime Detox Dressing.
Recipe from our friends at Young and Raw. Enjoy!
Need something packed with energy, protein, essential fatty acids and a hefty dose of raw chocolate? Look no further than Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen's Larchmont Bars inspired by Cafe Gratitude!
Packed with raw nuts and seeds such as pistachios, hemp, and almonds, dried fruits like dates, goji berries, and cranberries, yummy spices and a thick layer of dark chocolate ganache, you'll be savoring each and every delicious bite.
Enjoy your 4th of July weekend with these festive Red White and Blue Layered Berry Bars by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake! A raw and gluten free crust made from a base of coconut, flax and dates combines with 3 creamy layers of cheesecake-like goodness in flavors vanilla bean, strawberry-raspberry, and blueberry-blackberry. Delish!