Browse through our healthy vegan and vegetarian pies created my many of the top vegan chefs in the field.
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.
There's a trend these days: acai smoothies and smoothie bowls galore! If you can't get enough of all things fruity and acai you will love these yummy Acai Bery and Banana Mini Cheesecakes by Karielyn Tillman of Healthy Family and Home. A great dessert for both adults and children full of antioxidants, vitamins, phytonutrients and healthy fats. Enjoy!
This recipe by Kerry Ogden is ALL about the chocolate!
Yacon syrup is a low-glycemic sweetener that’s loaded with prebiotics. The flavor is reminiscent of molasses and lends a rich flavor that accentuates the chocolately goodness. Orange zest is the “secret ingredient”, adding a sweet burst of citrus flavor without raising the glycemic index of the recipe.
Using four-ounce mason jars is the perfect way to grab and go when you’re hankering for a special treat. Enjoy!
Love that winning combination of chocolate and caramel? Try your hand at a raw tartlet by Priscilla Soler of Gastrawnomica which so beautifully showcases both. The crust and caramel filling get their sweetness from juicy medjool dates while the coconut sauce is sweetened with coconut or agave nectar. No refined sugar here! Enjoy this wholesome treat today!
A crumbly crust made entirely of soft coconut butter and vanilla bean melts in the mouth, giving way to the rich sweet saltiness of the caramel filling....
If you love sweet, sticky caramel with hints of salt this recipe by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen will make you a little weak in the knees... Enjoy!
Attention health conscious parents! This sweet treat by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life makes for a perfect alternative to the frozen desserts out there laden with refined sugar. There are only 3 simple and wholesome ingredients used and we'll bet you even have them on hand already. Get your kiddos in the kitchen and have them help you prepare this delectable frozen banana ice cream tart!
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!
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.