Browse through our healthy vegan and vegetarian pies created my many of the top vegan chefs in the field.
If you ever enjoyed eating lemon pudding as a child this recipe by Rachael Campbell will take you right back to those days! The highly alluring flavors of raspberry, lemon and vanilla fuse into a creamy and dense cheesecake filling made with a base of raw cashews and coconut oil. This is a truly classic dessert you will surely make time and time again.
PS. If you end up with any leftovers Rachael has a great tip! Simply store a few slices in your freezer for a quick and healthy raw dessert for when your sweet tooth strikes.
Peanut butter and banana: a winning combination equally beloved by both children and adults! This decadent recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake combines the two together with a thick layer of raw chocolate mousse atop a delicious raw pie crust. She has left all of aflatoxins behind by utilizing raw jungle peanuts - a mold-free variety which is much healthier for us and less allergenic. Enjoy!
Raw chocolate and fresh raspberries merge together seamlessly in this delicious raw chocolate tart by Sarah of Ooh La Raw. The chocolate is made with a simple blend of cacao powder, cold pressed coconut oil and grade B maple syrup and turns out more like a fudge sauce in consistency. When poured over the crust and left to set in the fridge the result is a dense chocolate that will melt in your mouth with each bite. This recipe would be equally fantastic with strawberries or blueberries - but the raspberries give it such a classy touch. Enjoy!
Holy, divine, and mind blowing are all descriptive words that are most definitely suitable for describing just how delicious this recipe by Emily Von Euw is! A thick and luscious coconut cream with layered hints of ginger, vanilla, and lime set over a simple crust of hemp seeds and dates. If the photograph above doesn't inspire you to make this dessert maybe the simple list of 100% healthy and fresh ingredients will.....
Oh raw food...how we love thee...
If you've got a thing for key lime pie you'll be thrilled to try this clean and healthy version by Karielyn Tillman of Healthy Family and Home. She's left the mess of sugar and dairy by the wayside and subbed in ingredients you'll feel amazing about putting in your body: raw macadamia nuts, virgin coconut oil, fresh almond milk, maple syrup, organic lime juice, real vanilla and Himalayan salt to name a few. Rich and creamy with that perfect sweet/tart combination, this is one heavenly dessert! Be sure to scroll down for suggestions on more variations for the crust and toppings.
If you're searching for a yummy and healthy treat to make for a child's birthday party this recipe by Eva Hajkova of Raweva.com would make a wonderful option! It is super easy to make and the ingredients are very kid-friendly. Frozen berries blended with fresh banana and the optional sweetener of your choice combined with a crust of almonds, dates, coconut oil and just a smidgen of raw cacao powder. Beautiful, tasty, and perfectly healthy for a growing body.
If you love the refreshing and vibrant flavor of lemons you will love this mouthwatering dessert by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney! The crust is a delicious combination of truly raw cashews, hemp hearts, coconut and dates - raw AND paleo friendly. The filling combines the delicate and nearly floral flavor of meyer lemon with the more robust and acidic standard lemon for a nice balance of sweet and tart. Fresh banana makes the filling nice and creamy, while omega rich chia seeds are used to thicken things up. Wondering how to achieve that pop of bright yellow? Sun dried, organic turmeric root is the secret ingredient there. Store these lovely mini-tarts in the freezer for a healthy treat anytime.
A sublimely decadent yet surprisingly simple dessert creation from Emma Potts of Coconut and Berries featuring fresh bananas, coconut whipped cream, and an all-raw caramel sauce. It's a banofee pie made with 100% body-loving whole food ingredients. The taste is very akin to banana cream pie only with an additional element of gooey caramel made with dates and raw almond butter. This is a great recipe to make if you are new to raw desserts! It is pretty fool-proof, doesn't require many ingredients, and is guaranteed to please the crowd. It also makes an incredible template for pies of other flavors. For instance you could swap out the banana for fresh berries, apples, or even pears for a delicious alternative.
This yummy dessert draws it's inspiration from a classic recipe native to the south: pecan pie. This raw and gluten-free version by Christina Ross of Love-Fed.com is ooey and gooey and luckily leaves all that refined sugar and butter to the wayside, instead getting it's sweetness from organic dates, lucuma, coconut crystals, coconut nectar, and raw honey (or maple syrup). Seriously yummy, rich, and completely satisfying. Serve with a side of frozen banana ice cream or for a more cozy experience, a cup of hot herbal tea.
A simple and wholesome banana cream tart by Shernell Cooke of The Raw Food Beginner Chef topped with your favorite fresh fruits! The beauty of raw food is that the simplest and purest of ingredients can combine together to really create something sensational. Ripe bananas blend with young coconut and cashews to create a divinely creamy tart filling layered over a simple date and nut crust. The topping can be any fresh fruit of your choice - choose your favorite and choose whatever is juicy and in season!
For more recipes from Shernell be sure to purchase her recipe book The Joy of Raw and Vegan Cooking!
An amazing work of art by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw Lifestyles that YOU can recreate in your very own kitchen! It's actually easier than you'd imagine. This was originally created to celebrate the 4th of July, however we're bringing it BACK from the archives because it is simply too gorgeous not too. This is a great recipe to whip up if you're looking for creative ways to utilize those frozen berries you've stashed away from your summertime harvest. Made with truly raw cashews, coconut oil, ethically sourced raw, organic honey (or maple syrup), fresh lemon, real vanilla, and berries plump with juicy, antioxidant-rich goodness.....you wont be able to resist slicing yourself a piece.
Another classic and mouthwatering raw dessert from Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw! If you're craving the satisfying wholesome nature of apple pie try out this delicious recipe today. The crust is a lovely ivory- toned blend of cashews and coconut and sweet maple syrup. Fresh apples and pears are diced, pureed and combined with a sweet cinnamon date sauce spiked with a splash of fresh citrus and vanilla. A melted coconut butter drizzle finishes things off perfectly. So yummy!
A chocolate flavored raw and gluten free crust is layered with a silky chocolate avocado mousse, sweet and lemony cashew cream, and a sprinkling of raw cocoa powder on top. Each individual component of this recipe by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life is incredibly tasty all on its own, so no wonder when combined together the result is phenomenal!
This recipe by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw inspires both the taste buds AND the eyes with its creamy, ivory-toned cheesecake filling complete with vibrant stains of bright red raspberry juice. Food SHOULD be a work of art, and with this particular cheesecake the task is achieved. Scroll down to read what simple ingredients you'll need along with the easy steps it takes to bring it all together.
If looking at the picture of this mouth watering creation by Brandi Doming of The Vegan 8 conjures mental images of an ingredient list a mile long you'll be pleasantly surprised - it is actually super simple to make! A creamy and rich dairy-free cheesecake filling made with raw cashews, fruit juices, and swirls of cinnamon infused maple syrup (or agave) tops a crust of almonds, dates, and yes, even MORE delicious cinnamon. You will love slicing into, devouring, and sharing this decadent dessert with your loved ones!
If you make this recipe by Fragrant Vanilla Cake you will have discovered a new favorite that you'll want to create time and time again! A rich "pumpkin" cheesecake filling made with young coconut and carrot tops a crust of dried coconut, buckwheat, dates and a blend of delicious spices for a gingerbread-like effect. Raw, gluten free, guilt free, decadent, and the perfect dessert to share with even a diverse mix of company. Folks will be asking for seconds...
Within this rich and decadent pie by Kibby's Blended Life you'll find not a stitch of gluten, dairy, or refined sugar! What you WILL find is a list of wholesome and delicious ingredients rich in healthy fats, vitamins and minerals! If you happen to have a sensitive blood sugar this recipe will suit you very well! The only sweeteners you'll find are low-glycemic coconut sugar and no-glycemic stevia extract, along with orange juice in the cream filling and raisins in the crust. Healthy never tasted so good!
Raw cheesecake heaven! You will absolutely love this recipe by Brandi Doming of The Vegan 8, especially if you're a fan of that irresistible combination of chocolate and almond. A raw chocolate almond crust is topped with a thick layer of perfectly sweet, creamy cashew cheesecake filling marbled with Rawmio's chocolate almond butter spread. A fine example of what can be done with a few wholesome ingredients and a hefty dose of artistic creativity!
In honor of the very last day of October (and Halloween!) we've got a frighteningly delicious and simple recipe to share with you from Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life. An all raw, vegan pumpkin pie free of all grain, gluten, dairy and refined sweeteners topped with a generous helping of coconut or cashew whipped cream! Life sure is magical...!
Creamy mint and vanilla infused avocado and coconut pudding, layered with chocolate chunks and raw cacao nibs, spooned over an all-raw, gluten free chocolate pie crust. You'll be amazed by the lovely flavor and textures of this sensational chocolate mint dessert by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake.