Browse through some of the best vegan snacks online!
A you a fan of a sweet and savory flavor combo? If the answer is yes, and if you like to walk a bit on the wild side, you will love Lisa Viger's raw and vegan version of maple bacon ice cream made with frozen bananas, real maple syrup, and yes, zucchini....
Give it a try!
If you're enjoying the raw vegan life you've probably experienced some profound health benefits, many of which can be attributed to the elimination of dairy. That being said, cheese can be a hard food to kick for many! Don't despair, you can actually make healthy, dairy-free cheese that tastes incredible right in your own kitchen simply with a blender. Learn how to make a tasty sun dried tomato and basil infused nut cheese with this easy recipe by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney. Enjoy!
Raw chocolate coconut yogurt with all the fixings. This recipe makes for an incredibly tasty breakfast OR you could even freeze it, then blend again for a delicious and healthy chocolate frozen yogurt dessert. Yum!
A simple and refreshing kiwi smoothie recipe by Golubka, absolutely packed with vitamin C, enzymes, healthy fats and proteins. If you're allergic to bananas and have to avoid many smoothie recipes because of this you'll love this recipe! She utilizes avocado for a creamy and thick texture. This recipe also happens to be very low-glycemic. Enjoy!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
This simple and highly nutritious recipe by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish is the perfect meal for a quick lunch on the fly or snack when you need something savory. If you have chard (or collard greens!), kelp noodles, avo, carrot, cucumber and raw tahini (a definite raw pantry staple!) on hand than you have all that is necessary to make this mineral rich super snack. Enjoy!
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.
Didn't stumble across any 4 leaf clovers yesterday for St. Paddy's Day? No worries, you'll feel even luckier after drinking this protein-rich, superfood smoothie. That gorgeous green hue comes from spirulina, a complete protein containing all the essential amino acids. It’s rich in gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), and also provides alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). As for that spoonful of bee pollen, it has antibiotic properties that can help protect the body from contracting viruses.