Browse through our selection of healthy spinach recipes. From spinach dip to spinach salad. Enjoy these vegan recipes.
September is here and you know what that means....the end of watermelon season as we know it. Indulge fully in nature's most juicy and hydrating fruit with this refreshing Watermelon and Strawberry Smoothie by Charmaine San Pedro of Not Another Models Blog. She's even given us a green version for those of us addicted to chlorophyll. Enjoy these final days of summer to the max!
Just in time for what we lovingly refer to as "tomato mania", this recipe by Karielyn Tillman of The Healthy Family and Home comes to us in the most appropriate of seasons. It's August and gardens near and far are pumping out the abundance like its going out of style. Nothing is better than a fresh cherry tomato, and the simpler the recipe the better so you can really taste their deliciously sweet flavor. Fresh cherry tomatoes paired with a robustly flavorful raw spinach pesto. Simple and perfect.
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!
Breakfast Criminals is all about sharing superfood recipes straight from the heart. This particular smoothie bowl happens to also help nourish the heart *chakra* with plenty of green leafy ingredients. If you haven't yet jumped on the superfood smoothie bowl band wagon now is the time and here is a great recipe to start you out on the right track! You wont believe how wonderful and satisfied you'll feel.
This recipe was originally shared on AuraCacia.
Getting a little bored with your usual smoothie combos lately? Give this one a try from Gena Hemshaw of Choosing Raw! Fresh banana and grapes add that perfect level of sweetness while cucumber and coconut water add refreshing hydration. Avocado bumps up the creaminess factor while kale, spinach, cilantro and parsley add more nutrients and help the body detoxify. Enjoy!
An inkling for pizza can be a hard craving to beat. Why not make a healthy, raw version! This recipe by Iselin Stoylen of Vegetarian Taste starts with an herbed pumpkin, sunflower and walnut-based crust topped with a tasty spinach and basil pesto. Top your pizza with fresh arugula, red bell peppers, and dehydrated mushrooms, serve with a salad, and enjoy a delicious and hearty raw meal free of all dairy and gluten. Enjoy!
Looking for a fun, fresh and vibrant way to spruce up those greens hanging out in your fridge? Look no further than this recipe by Kristina Carillo Bucaram of Fully Raw and Rawfully Organic Co-op. It is light and savory with a burst of fresh citrus flavor from lemon zest. Our favorite part is the delicious creamy tahini dressing made with raw sesame seeds, orange and lemon juices, and fresh mint. So yummy! Enjoy!
Unfortunately in this modern day in age our bodies have to deal with many pollutants from those found in the air we breath to the water and foods we ingest. We can't avoid them completely, but what we CAN do is make sure to provide our bodies with foods that are highly detoxifying. This recipe by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw Lifestyles has lots of alkalinizing greens including cilantro (which helps draw out heavy metals), avocado for a healthy dose of brain-nourishing fat, and fresh citrus for a hefty dose of fiber, bioflavonoids and vitamin C. This is the perfect clean-fuel recipe to start your day off on the right foot.
Do you have a picky eater in your household who refuses to eat their veggies? The trick is all in the presentation! If you're on the look out for ways to sneak those leafy green veggies into your child's (or your own!) diet than this recipe by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen will be very well received! A creamy green smoothie with spinach, fresh mango, banana, cashew milk, ginger, vanilla, and a dash of green tea powder forms the actual base of a deliciously fruity cake. Agar, a thickener derived from algae, is added to help things set properly. Serve it with a sprinkling of macadamia shavings and fresh mint leaves to garnish.
A beautiful winter salad by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake rich in phytonutrients and beta carotene from sweet persimmons and yams. You will love the sweet and tangy dressing made with juicy persimmons, red bells, and fresh lime juice seasoned with a hint of chili. Top your salad creation with a handful of dehydrated, coconut oil-infused crispy yams (recipe also included!). Enjoy!
Any mushroom lovers in the house? These creative, savory, juicy mushroom "burgers" by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life are just too intriguing to pass by. At first glance your reaction will go one of two ways: you'll either think it looks amazingly delicious or odd and maybe a bit scary - as even the chef admits on her blog. Regardless of your reaction we encourage you to try this one out! Especially if you love marinated shrooms. It reaches a level of deliciousness that not many raw recipes are able to achieve. And it's super easy to make as well. Enjoy!
The sauce...it's all about the sauce with these delicious brown rice paper hand rolls by Rebecca Leffler of GREEN CHIC By Lafleur. They're filled with all-raw fixings of fresh mango, carrots, avocado, mint, cilantro, chives and more! The perfect combination of ingredients for a light end of summer meal or appetizer. Enjoy!
Refresh and nourish yourself with a deliciously creamy peachy green smoothie by Christina Ross of Love-Fed.com featuring young coconut, almond milk, chia, spinach, ginger and of course fresh peaches! It's the perfect recipe to enjoy while soaking up these precious final weeks of Summer.
An indulgent, creamy, milkshake-like smoothie by Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen that just so happens to be rich in chlorophyll and packed to the brim with nutrition! A base of fresh brazil nut milk blends with frozen banana, kale, spinach, and a dash of chlorella and maca to create something equally pleasing to both your taste buds and your body. Have fun with your green smoothies and try out a base of fresh nut milk for an added creaminess that is so delicious!
Filling and flavorful bite sized zucchini rolls with a soaked sunny seed pate! This recipe by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen makes a great appetizer, addition to a simple summer meal, or a low glycemic and easy to digest veggie based snack with plenty of protein and healthy fat to leave you feeling nourished.
Many raw pizza recipes, while delicious, are very heavy on the nuts. This recipe by Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen is devoid of any nuts whatsoever! The crust is made from soaked chia, sweet potato, leafy greens and fresh herbs and has a nice chewy texture without being heavy. A chunky marinara is spread over the crust and topped with fresh spinach and marinated mushrooms and onions that have a nearly caramelized texture from the dehydrator. Marquis calls this one a "beast of a pizza", but it's worth the effort once in a while to come up with something as special as this. Indulge!
Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen says, "this dip has a creamy consistency and is full of the best flavors on the planet: garlic, tamari, lemon, olive oil, mushrooms!" The perfect accompaniment to raw crackers especially when combined with tomatoes and red bell pepper. Cue the hungry tummy growls!
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!
Sarahfaé of Addicted to Veggies shows us how she made a simple yet delicious meal on whim using very few kitchen tools. The carrot ribbons are actually made with your common vegetable peeler, and the scrumptious coconut almond satay sauce can be whisked together by hand! Let your veggies marinate in the sauce for a tender consistency similar to a stir fry. Enjoy!