Browse through some of the best vegan snacks online!
We love taking part in Marlie Centawer's Smoothie Sundays! This particular creation can be made high raw with cooked pureed pumpkin OR do like we do and keep the pumpkin puree raw by simply blending up the flesh of sweet pie pumpkin in your blender until smooth. Hemp mylk makes a great base for this smoothie with its thick creamy texture, earthy flavor, and high nutrient content. Fresh banana and a few soaked dates help to thicken and sweeten things up and the spices add that spicy pumpkin pie flavor we all love this time of year.
So easy and delicious! A chocolate raspberry tart that you can easily adapt by using your favorite fresh seasonal fruit in place of raspberries. Fresh juicy fruit, a simple chocolate date/nut crust, and a generous drizzling of raw chocolate sauce; who can resist!
A whipped and creamy eggless mixture of macadamia nuts, cashews, zucchini and spices form the perfect appetizer when placed on top of thinly sliced yellow crookneck squash. Sarahfae recommends this particular variety of squash because of its soft texture and mild flavor making it a great substitute for tradition egg. Don't forget to garnish with a sprinkle of spanish paprika. Yum!
Hannah Mendenhall shares her secret recipe for raw food key lime pie. It is an avocado lime based filling on an oat flax crust.
If you are a cultured raw foodie than you've probably tried at least one version of a raw onion bread over the years. This version by Heather Pace is basic and easy to make but does not short you on flavor! If you are not a fan of onion she recommends using only 1 onion and subbing some extra zucchini. Use this bread as an open faced sandwich with avocado, tomato, hummus spread and sprouts or dip in a bowl of raw soup for a quick lunch or dinner!
Little is as comforting this time of year than a warm cup of spicy hot cocoa. In this heart-warming, chocolate-tingle inducing recipe by Golubka you will find instructions for warming your creation on the stove top. If you want a truly raw hot chocolate simply take off the burner before it gets too hot. A simple finger test will allow you to gauge how hot it gets. Golubka uses fresh nut milk, melted cocoa butter and truly raw cocoa powder to create a smooth, rich, decadent hot cocoa infused with real vanilla bean and fresh spices of nutmeg and cinnamon. Soothing, nourishing bliss in a cup!
Fresh pumpkin puree combines with full fat coconut milk, fresh almond milk, cashews, cinnamon and vanilla bean to create a creamy vegan pumpkin ice cream concoction that will blow you away! Sweetened with maple syrup and a few drops of stevia to lower the glycemic level.
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.
While being incredibly simple, 100% fruity, and low in fat this recipe also manages to be incredibly rich, thick and satisfying; Exactly how we like our nog! No dairy, eggs, or sugar went into the creation of this lovely persimmon nog! Enjoy a glass while snuggled up to the fireplace with family and friends. We recommend using super ripe, water-balloon soft Hachiya persimmons or a combination of Hachiya and Fuyu.
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A crunchy macadamia nut snack sweetly spiced with a blend of low glycemic coconut sugar and aromatic garam masala. This is a great base recipe that you can take many different directions. For instance, if you prefer something more savory leave out the coconut sugar and vanilla and add a touch more salt. A great party snack idea!
A sweet raw carrot cake treat covered in a cashew cream frosting, and finished with walnuts & cinnamon. The cake is made from shredded carrots, walnuts, dates, and coconut shreds with some cinnamon, nutmeg, and a pinch of salt.
A delectable mousse with a light fluffy texture and beautiful presentation! Heather tops hers with jungle peanuts and a few cacao nibs. She suggests that if you can't do peanuts try it with almond butter instead! Raw food recipes are so adaptable and open to artistic expression, just another reason we LOVE raw food!
Easy, simple, and delish! We love the crunchy, juicy texture of this salad and the fact that it has a nice dose of protein in it from hemp seeds. And of course you can never go wrong with a tahini dressing, at least in our book!
You can definitely eat several of these delicious, chewy cookies without guilt, be totally satisfied and feel great to boot! These raw peanut butter chocolate chip cookies make the perfect midnight snack or a healthy after school treat for children.
Are you free from soy, gluten and dairy? These 3 common allergens can cause a world of suffering for many folks, and their simple elimination can truly improve ones health! The good news is by moving towards a diet free of common allergens you will definitely not be missing out on sheer yumminess and decadence. This recipe is a fine example of this truth! A rich hazelnut and chocolate cheesecake; the picture alone speaks 1000 words. Yum!
This is an extremely decadent raw chocolate mousse cake, featuring surprisingly avocado! I was inspired by amazing cake maker Anna Middleton from Rawsome to bring avocado into fresh cakes such as this one - they are so creamy and versatile to use and really take on whatever flavour you put in, which is this case is chocolate!
To me, this Autumn Elixir Smoothie combines so many wondrous elements of fall; the warming notes of cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice, with the creamy combines of banana, freshly made almond mylk, and cooling fruits like pear.
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!