Who doesn't love a deliciously chocolatey raw truffle? This recipe by Lisa Viger of Raw on $10 a Day or Less also happens to be completely healthy for you! Made with whole almonds and raw cocoa, and sweetened with only dates, this is a little chocolate somethin-somethin you can feel 100% guilt-free about sinking your teeth into. If you love that alluring combo of chocolate and orange you will love these. Enjoy!
Lemon is an amazing body cleanser and packs a high vitamin C punch. Sweetened with raw honey and jazzed up with fresh mint & ginger, you’ll be fully energized & inspired to get out into nature and enjoy a beautiful spring day! Enjoy this refreshing and hydrating recipe by Natalia!
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!
A delectably chewy black caraway bread made raw, vegan, and gluten free by Ann Oliverio of An Unrefined Vegan. You'll find that this hearty bread pairs perfectly with her Cashew Coconut Cream Cheese spread. If you desire something a little denser and more filling with your meals on a raw vegan diet than this makes a perfect option. You can have your bread and eat it to! Store in an airtight container for use throughout the week.
Both ginger and turmeric are rhizomes and have been lauded for thousands of years in Ayurveda for their medicinal and culinary properties. Turmeric and ginger, both highly rich in antioxidants work synergistically to strengthen the digestive agni and increase the metabolism. This is a strong and potent spring time tonic!
A creamy and dreamy chocolate covered frozen treat by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney that will leave you feeling like royalty upon each delicious bite. Dairy and refined sugar free, and made with antioxidant and flavonol- rich raw cacao powder. The "ice cream" in this recipe is actually pure frozen banana. What a delightful and healthy treat!
A truly nutritious and super quick and easy chocolatey dessert by Nikki Stokes of Eating Vibrantly combining several amazing superfoods: raw hemp seeds and raw cacao powder. Rich in antioxidants, omegas, healthy fats and it's completely refined sugar free to boot! You'll find only dates used in this recipe as a sweetener. Wholesome and delicious. Enjoy!
Can’t go wrong with strawberries and cream! This recipe is a RawFoodRecipes.com exclusive straight from the pages of Emily Von Euw's brand new uncook book Rawsome Vegan Baking. A classic raw strawberry tart perfect for all of your Spring celebrations ahead. Decadent, fresh, succulent and totally easy to make! Enjoy!
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!
A delightfully healthy treat that will satisfy a chocolate craving without giving you the cacao jitters. Marlie Centawer of Barefoot and Frolicking utilizes carob powder for the majority of that chocolate flavor, along with a sprinkling of cacao nibs to garnish in this delectably chewy and gooey carob and cacao square recipe. In the mood for a brownie of the less healthy persuasion? Reach for one of these gluten and refined sugar-free beauties instead and enjoy without a trace of guilt!
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!
This may be one of the simplest and tastiest recipes ever! If you haven't tried your hand at making your very own sorbet now is your chance - it couldn't be simpler! Use frozen mango as your base and combine with your choice of frozen fruit: berries, pineapple, banana, etc and a splash of coconut water to get the blades going. Sugar free, dairy free and full of natural vitamins and antioxidants. Leave the processed sugar by the wayside and craft your very own sorbet in 5 minutes or less. Enjoy!
Carrot cake and cupcake lovers rejoice! Marlie Centawer of Barefoot and Frolicking has ingeniously created a truly healthy recipe that will satisfy both parties equally. A raw carrot cake cupcake made from fresh carrots, buckwheat flour, shredded coconut flakes, dates, and cinnamon frosted with a creamy vanilla cashew icing. Who wouldn't want to sink their teeth into that? Enjoy!
Best served immediately with a cup of tea, or keep them in the fridge for a few days or freezer for a few weeks.
This recipe was lightly inspired by the work of This Rawsome Vegan Life.
A perfectly fresh and spring-time appropriate salad recipe by Emma Potts of Coconut and Berries. Freshly sliced celeriac combines with thin slices of pear, spicy rocket, chewy capers, fresh lemon and a flavorful tangy sweet dijon vinaigrette. A delicious side salad for dinner or lunch any day of the week!
Looking for that PERFECT vegan cream cheese spread? There may be a few pre-packed options these days at your local health food store, however if you've tried them you may have encountered something bland or downright unappetizing. Try making your own instead! You'll love this recipe by Ann Oliverio of An Unrefined Vegan made with whole raw cashews, unsweetened coconut flakes, sweet white miso (or chickpea miso if you're soy-free), fresh lemon, and a touch of agave and salt. Perfectly pure and wholesome. Raw "Black Bread" recipe featured in the image above coming soon!
Delicious no bake, raw, vegan, and gluten-free double chocolate mint bars by Ann Oliverio of An Unrefined Vegan. Enjoy as a healthy sweet snack to boost the blood sugar and overcome a mid afternoon energy slump or eat as a wholesome chocolatey dessert at the end of the day. Be sure to use certified gluten-free oats if you have a true gluten sensitivity. Enjoy!
Any raw food lover with a sweet tooth will tell you one of the best things about this way of eating is the fact that breakfast and dessert become interchangeable with one another. This sweet breakfast pudding by Koko Brill of Kokos Kitchen is a fine example! It's creamy, sweet, thick and full of nutrients to energize your day!
This recipe by Lisa Viger of Raw on 10 a Day or Less is perfect for those looking for a healthy and refreshing way to satisfy a chocolate craving. Fresh orange juice and coconut water help hydrate the tissues while raw cacao adds some serious antioxidants. A dash of cayenne helps improve circulation to induce that tell tale raw food glow. Enjoy!
Chia seeds have seen a huge boost in popularity in the recent years due to their unique nutritional benefits and versatility in recipes. They make an amazing binding agent in recipes that would typically call for eggs to do the trick. This recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake will satisfy the craving for something sweet, dense and doughy all the while giving you a nice hit of omega 3 fatty acids, complete protein, calcium AND antioxidants from chia! If glutenous baked goods are your downfall than try out this tasty recipe, you'll be happy you did.