Enjoy some of the best pumpkin seeds recipes online! Make your own pumpkin seed crackers to seasoned pumpkin seed snacks.
Iselin Stoylen of Vegetarian Taste really sums things up when she says, "Sometimes all you want is a huge bowl of greens to nourish your body." If you're craving a hearty yet simple salad full of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, omega 3's, enzymes, fiber and COLOR you've come to the right recipe. Summer may be nearly over but while it's still here be sure to take advantage of all the freshness and life around you!
If you're looking to make a successful batch of raw crackers it's always best to follow a tried and true recipe. Even the best of us have created crackers a time or two that have gone straight to the compost bin. Try this one by Choosing Raw; it's fool proof! She's created a Pretty In Pink flax, chia and pumpkin seed cracker and bulked it up with some leftover veggie pulp (use beet for that pretty pink hue!), added some tasty herbs, a dash of salt, a splash of water and that's it. Easy to follow, nutritious, and delicious!
Any recipe that incorporates medicinal edible flowers into it is worth a try in our book. And this delicious beauty bar recipe by the talented Lauren Glucina of Ascension Kitchen is far beyond worth a try. You may be familiar with calendula flower for its topical uses. Extremely anti-inflammatory, soothing, and healing it is wonderful for nicks, scrapes, and irritations of all kinds. It also has benefits internally as its astringent quality is great for our digestive systems. This recipe is also full of beautifying Vitamin A from 2 beta carotene all stars: goji berries and raw carrot. ENJOY and let your natural beauty shine!
This lovely green salad by Iselin Stoylen of Vegetarian Taste will come together for you in a matter of minutes! Leafy spinach and kale combines with fresh and sun dried tomatoes, garlic, red onion, a sprinkling of pumpkin seeds and a very simple evoo and acv vinaigrette. Full of minerals, healthy fats, and just the right amount of flavor to satisfy those taste buds. Enjoy!
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.
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.
A savory and completely delicious raw, vegan, and gluten free recipe for Turmeric and Pumpkin Seed Pate Nori Wraps by the talented Gena Hemshaw of Choosing Raw. Quick, easy, and delightful with a nice dose of turmeric renowned for its anti-inflammatory benefits.
Serve with a salad and some lentils for a full plate! Or use the pate as a dip, a spread on raw crackers, or a salad topper.
Pepita seeds, also known as pumpkin seeds, provide a rich source of fiber and boast nearly 9 grams of protein per ounce! This superseed is loaded with minerals, heart healthy magnesium, immune-loving zinc as well as phosphorus, manganese, copper, and iron. But the real beauty of this dressing is its versatility. Use it as a dip for a veggie snack. Toss it with spiralized zucchini and chopped sun-dried tomatoes for dinner. Any way you choose to enjoy it will be absolutely delicious!
This crunchy and sweet cinnamon pecan granola by Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw makes a delicious and satisfying breakfast or energy-rich snack anytime of the day! Try it with fresh almond milk poured over the top, an additional dash of cinnamon spice, and fresh fruit such as apples, pears, pineapple or berries. Enjoy!
"A raw enchilada, how is it even possible?" you may be wondering...
While this recipe isn't going to imitate a hot dish of cheese and sauce laden corn tortilla-based enchiladas it IS going to blow your mind by how delicious it is! Yes it is raw, so the textures will vary from a cooked enchilada, but you will get that irresistible combination of Mexican-esque flavors within the fresh salsa, cheesy cashew sauce, walnut and pumpkin seed nut meat and fresh veggie and flax based tortillas. When everything is combined your mind and taste buds will be blown away. Enjoy this truly gourmet (yet surprisingly simple) savory recipe by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life!
Once upon a time... this amazing smoothie transformed Fall mornings into delectable treats!
This creamy morning milkshake stars Dastony's sprouted pumpkin seed butter, seasonal fruit and warming spices.
Pumpkin seeds are packed with beautifying foods like zinc and vitamin E so Prince Charming will be rushing over. And this smoothie is a great way to triumph over evil stepmothers... or evil parasites, inflammation and kidney stones. Rich in protein, fiber, probiotics and vitamins, this is the perfect way to start the day with energy or end it happily ever after!
A mouth watering raw pizza with a garlic & seed crust, spinach pesto and marinated veggies on top. Fresh, yet complex in flavor and completely satisfying. Serve a slice (or two) with a side salad full of fresh greens and sprouts and enjoy nature's bounty and this gourmet creation!
These delightfully chocolatey dolce tartlets are such a hit in our house! They are made with carob, instead of cacao, and you can use raw or lightly toasted carob for this recipe.
These little morsels of goodness are nut free, dairy free, gluten free, wheat free, soy free, GMO free, highly processed and refined sugar free, junk free and guilt free while being kind on our bodies and the environment. Enjoy them!
While we love our precious salads and smoothies, there is definitely more to the raw food diet than simple fruits and veggies! When the craving for something familiar and decadent hits (like an ice cream sandwich, perhaps?) then this is the recipe to turn to! It's Karolina's epic nut free hemp sandwich cookies with chocolate chip mint ice cream! All raw, all vegan.
Alkalinize and mineralize! It's the name of the game. You can do both with this recipe for a zesty raw kale salad by Tess Masters. Quick to prepare and always a favorite at any potluck, kale salad is a staple on the raw vegan diet for good reason. This one contains fresh mint, pumpkin and hemp seeds, and a dash of red chili flakes. Delicious, filling, and packed to the max with nutrition!
Be the hostess with the mostest (and yummiest!) of Holiday party snacks this year by using soaked nuts and seeds lightly seasoned or sweetened and dehydrated. Sweet, crunchy and easy to munch on. Soaking your nuts and seeds before hand is a win win situation! You'll de-activate enzyme inhibitors as well as increase the absorbability of things like amino acids, vitamins and minerals. Soaked pumpkin seeds are full of healthy protein and fats, and also contain loads of zinc for a robust immune system and healthy glow to the skin!
A winning kale chip recipe by Chef Priscilla! Cheesy, crispy and delightfully herby. The sauce is an easy mixture of soaked cashews, soaked pumpkin seeds and yellow bell pepper as well as raw miso, lemon juice, mineral salt and a generous dash of nutritional yeast. Coat each bit of kale evenly for a flavor explosion with every nibble.
Have your cake...and eat it to! One of the reasons we love raw food so much? You can indulge in something as decadent as a ginger raspberry cake and actually boost your immune system at the same time! This recipe contains anti-inflammatory immune enhancing ingredients like fresh ginger, lemon, and turmeric, as well as antioxidant rich berries, pumpkin seeds plentiful in zinc, and superfoods like coconut oil and lucuma. A beautiful display of raw culinary creativity by Karolina Eleonora of Love Raw.
Who doesn't love a rich, smooth slice of pumpkin pie during the Holidays? Irish Moss - a seaweed that creates beautiful, fluffy, nearly whipped pie textures without the use of any added fat - is used here along with coconut oil to give the filling that perfect authentic pumpkin pie texture. This recipe contains fresh ginger juice and spices of ground cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and a touch of turmeric to add a nice pop of orange. Wow the entire family for Thanksgiving this year!
This pleasantly sweet autumn granola uses fresh pumpkin puree as a flavorful and festive binding agent to hold other wholesome ingredients such as hemp and pumpkin seeds, dried fruits, rolled oats and dried buckwheat together in crunchy bite sized pieces. Perfectly spiced with warming ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. Serve a bowl with slices of fresh fruit and homemade almond milk!