Enjoy some of the best vegan raw tahini recipes on the internet. Tahini is simply ground sesame seeds, and is a staple in Mediterranean cuisine.
An inspired, simple and completely luscious truffle recipe by Brandi Doming of The Vegan 8 utilizing a base of raw sesame and cacao butter for an authentic white chocolate flavor experience. If you typically make dark chocolate truffles during the Holidays try mixing it up this year with this delectable recipe perfectly spiced with cinnamon, ginger, and vanilla. You, along with your friends and family, will fall in love.
Crunchy carrot noodles by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen dressed with an ultra creamy, zesty, tahini-based garlic sauce made with fresh lemon, tamari, grated ginger and garlic. Make sure you have a jar of Dastony's raw tahini handy in the cupboard, you'll be able to create delicious sauces and dressings like this one quickly and easily that way. This noodle dish tastes great topped with chopped parsley or cilantro, sesame seeds, pine nuts, hemp nuts, walnuts or anything else you fancy!
We all know how important it is to eat plenty of greens - a good dressing will make you look forward to your daily salads! This recipe by Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen calls for but a few simple ingredients: raw tahini, high quality turmeric, miso paste, and water. With just a simple whiz in the blender or food processor you will have a highly delicious and healthy dressing you will feel awesome about smothering your greens in. It also makes a great dip for veggies or wraps. Enjoy!
Crunchy, flavorful and totally delectable nut-free kale chips by Amie Sue of Nouveau Raw inspired by a genius recipe featured on Cafe Gratitude's blog. These are tangy and slightly cheesy from the miso, lime and apple cider vinegar yet contain no nutritional yeast. We love the added dose of omega 3's from the addition of chia seeds!
Looking for something easy and super delicious to dress up you salad with today? Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen recommends this deliciously creamy dressing over a bed of fresh lettuce, tomato and avocado. Be sure to consume your salad right away for the most crisp experience as the citrus juice will start to wilt your fresh greens. Any raw food enthusiast will tell you that when it comes to keeping your salads enticing and interesting having an arsenal of amazing dressing recipes in your library is a must!
Spruce up your usual banana ice cream creation by adding to the mix some raw nut butter and strawberries to create a PB&J - like effect. If you're drooling from looking at this picture you'll be happy to know it is a super easy thing to make! Freeze some bananas up today, pick up some fresh strawberries, and bust out the Dastony stone ground nut butter to create this awesome healthy treat by Priscilla Soler of Gastawnomica
Savory raw gourmet at its finest! A very special meal created by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life for an ultra flavor-rich marinated zucchini pasta dish topped with herb-filled tomato marinara sauce, olive oil infused dried cherry tomatoes and garlicy portobello mushroom meat(less) balls. An explosion of flavor with each delicious bite!
Only lightly sweetened with low glycemic coconut nectar, these protein bars are absolutely brimming with nutrition and will help to maintain an even blood sugar. It's amazing to think how many energy/protein bars are actually loaded with refined sugars these days. A much better option is to make your own. These protein bars by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish contain a wide array of complete amino acids - the building blocks of protein - and will give you sustained energy (and a little chocolate fix which never hurts!).
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.
This recipe makes the perfect snack on the go, healthy treat, or even breakfast cereal when broken into pieces. Keep those processed sugar laden granola bars on the shelf and instead enjoy these easy to digest sprouted buckwheat bars featuring dates to sweeten, tahini, coconut oil, cacao powder, vanilla essence and cinnamon spice!
Sprouted chickpeas combine with fresh garlic, onion, yummy spices, almond meal and chia seeds to create the flavors and textures you expect from falafel without any processed flour or fried oil. Serve your falafel in cabbage or lettuce wraps with a drizzle of raw tahini sauce, chopped tomato and cucumber, and a pinch of fresh parsley or cilantro to garnish.
Amy Lyons by Fragrant Vanilla Cake offered some simple way to prepare Beet Carpaccio with Cumin Scented Walnut Crumble and Tahini Lemon Sauce. Beets are a wonderful way to add more fiber, folate, manganese, potassium and iron to your diet. Enjoy your food and stay healthy.
Raw falafel wraps by gourmet master chef Russel James. Veggies combine with various nuts and seeds, spices, and fresh herbs to create the flavors and textures you're familiar with in Middle Eastern cuisine. If you're feeling a bit fancy this is a great recipe to try and and share with family and loved ones!
This delicious Raw Tuna Salad is an easy way to get lunch or dinner on the table fast. It includes walnuts, carrots, onion, celery, garlic, parsley, and dill - a good source of vitamins A, C, K, iron and fiber. Eating raw vegetables and nuts will keep you feeling better, become healthier and live longer. Thank you to Sarah McMinn by The Sweet Life for this great recipe!
This recipe has a lot going on! A fully raw flax cracker style crust is topped with fresh zucchini and sesame butter hummus and plenty of veggie "pizza" fixings such as tomato, onion, and marinated mushrooms! The look is definitely reminiscent of pizza, the texture somewhat tostado-like. Whatever it is it sure is yummy!
Selene says, "After tasting this decadent and unbelievably easy-to-make fudge, you'll understand how a simple seed can be so highly revered. Enjoy this rich, chocolate-y fudge with a glass of cold hazelnut milk." Sesame seeds are an ancient food and have a host of benefits for us! Rich in calcium for our bones and teeth, high in protein and essential fats, grounding and warming to the body; they are revered for a reason!
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!
This gorgeous and wholesale recipe was adapted by Golubka from a recipe found in The Sprouted Kitchen by Sara Forte. Instead of preparing the quinoa traditionally using heat, Golubka chose to sprout the quinoa and leave it in its raw state. The vibrant green of the collards contrasts perfectly with the ruby hue of fresh beets and vibrant orange of carrots. Don't forget to include thick slices of avocado, fresh sprouts, and a generous spread of miso-carrot sauce.
Even a treat like ice cream can become a highly nutritious superfood when you make it raw vegan! Black sesame seeds are especially high in minerals such as calcium, zinc, and copper and are amazing for the hair and skin. In Chinese medicine they have a warming, chi balancing effect and have even been said to bring back color to hair thats begun to grey. This is a delicious gourmet recipe by Golubka that will tantalize those taste buds and give the body a hefty dose of nutrients from black sesame and fresh coconut!