Enjoy some of the best young coconut recipes on the internet. From coconut shakes to vegan coconut jerky. 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!
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!
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.
This is the ideal birthday cake for fruit lovers everywhere and makes a great treat for kids as well! The entire cake is made from fresh watermelon topped with a sweet, creamy and lemony cashew frosting. The combination of juicy watermelon with creamy vanilla frosting is just divine and such a treat. If you're in the northern hemisphere watermelon season hasn't struck yet so be sure to bookmark this one for the warmer weather ahead! Enjoy this creative recipe by Eva Hajkova of RawEva.com!
Holy, divine, and mind blowing are all descriptive words that are most definitely suitable for describing just how delicious this recipe by Emily Von Euw is! A thick and luscious coconut cream with layered hints of ginger, vanilla, and lime set over a simple crust of hemp seeds and dates. If the photograph above doesn't inspire you to make this dessert maybe the simple list of 100% healthy and fresh ingredients will.....
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A vibrant raw vegan ice cream flavored with berries, rose, and vanilla complete with saucy swirls of pureed raspberries and strawberries and chunks of sugar cookies throughout. This Valentines day recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake is just about as festive and decadent as it gets and will win the hearts of all who try it. Enjoy and feel the love!
Sweet, heavenly decadence by Kristina Ladecka of Spiced Blueberry Shake! A coconut and date crust layered with a dark chocolate mousse, whipped coconut cream with fresh vanilla bean and a garnish of lavender flowers and fresh figs. Luxurious yet completely guilt-free! If fresh figs aren't available try substituting blueberries or even slices of fresh pear. If a special occasion arises you now have the perfect dessert to celebrate with....
A sublimely decadent yet surprisingly simple dessert creation from Emma Potts of Coconut and Berries featuring fresh bananas, coconut whipped cream, and an all-raw caramel sauce. It's a banofee pie made with 100% body-loving whole food ingredients. The taste is very akin to banana cream pie only with an additional element of gooey caramel made with dates and raw almond butter. This is a great recipe to make if you are new to raw desserts! It is pretty fool-proof, doesn't require many ingredients, and is guaranteed to please the crowd. It also makes an incredible template for pies of other flavors. For instance you could swap out the banana for fresh berries, apples, or even pears for a delicious alternative.
A delicious raw vegan nori roll by Matt Amsden of RAWvolution that will satisfy any craving for non-vegan sushi! Raw nori seaweed sheets wrap around a filling of stone ground mustard, raw pickle, and a savory mock-tuna salad complete with a creamy nut-based mayo sauce. This recipe is packed with flavor! You can choose to slice your rolls sushi-style or if you're impatient you can eat it like a wrap- burrito style. Add avocado, julienned bell pepper, or a handful of sprouts for more variations. Enjoy!
A simple and wholesome banana cream tart by Shernell Cooke of The Raw Food Beginner Chef topped with your favorite fresh fruits! The beauty of raw food is that the simplest and purest of ingredients can combine together to really create something sensational. Ripe bananas blend with young coconut and cashews to create a divinely creamy tart filling layered over a simple date and nut crust. The topping can be any fresh fruit of your choice - choose your favorite and choose whatever is juicy and in season!
For more recipes from Shernell be sure to purchase her recipe book The Joy of Raw and Vegan Cooking!
Healthy, raw and gluten-free doughnuts with actual nutritional benefits to match the pleasure of eating them? Yes, you read this right and while it may seem to good to be true this recipe by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen proves that with raw food cuisine miracles can happen. The actual doughnut base is a simple combination of raw cashews ground to a flour, flax, chia, dates, ginger, lemon zest and a dash of turmeric to lend that pop of orange. The frosting is a creamy, sweet, metabolism boosting combination of young coconut meat, coconut oil and a liquid sweetener of your choice. Both ginger and turmeric are highly anti-inflammatory herbs, as are all of the omega 3's found in flax and chia. Top with grated almonds and a few crunchy cacao nibs. Delicious!
This recipe by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw inspires both the taste buds AND the eyes with its creamy, ivory-toned cheesecake filling complete with vibrant stains of bright red raspberry juice. Food SHOULD be a work of art, and with this particular cheesecake the task is achieved. Scroll down to read what simple ingredients you'll need along with the easy steps it takes to bring it all together.
If you make this recipe by Fragrant Vanilla Cake you will have discovered a new favorite that you'll want to create time and time again! A rich "pumpkin" cheesecake filling made with young coconut and carrot tops a crust of dried coconut, buckwheat, dates and a blend of delicious spices for a gingerbread-like effect. Raw, gluten free, guilt free, decadent, and the perfect dessert to share with even a diverse mix of company. Folks will be asking for seconds...
Hey you! Craving a little energy boost this afternoon? If so than you've stumbled upon the perfect recipe to wake up the senses, energize, hydrate those thirsty cells and generally add a little pep to your step. Enjoy this beautiful smoothie by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen featuring fresh young coconut water, celery (electrolyte central!) banana, cucumber, melon, and a blend of whichever berries suit your fancy. You'll feel utterly renewed!
Within this rich and decadent pie by Kibby's Blended Life you'll find not a stitch of gluten, dairy, or refined sugar! What you WILL find is a list of wholesome and delicious ingredients rich in healthy fats, vitamins and minerals! If you happen to have a sensitive blood sugar this recipe will suit you very well! The only sweeteners you'll find are low-glycemic coconut sugar and no-glycemic stevia extract, along with orange juice in the cream filling and raisins in the crust. Healthy never tasted so good!
Want to seriously wow the crowd at your next Holiday get together? Than try this delectable pumpkin-themed frozen dessert by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney! The sorbet itself turns out creamy and perfectly sweet with a light texture. When combined with the hazelnut silk sauce the result is simply heavenly! This is an indulgence you (and everyone around you) will want to partake in...
Imagine yourself walking into a kitchen filled with the aroma of sweetly spiced apple doughnuts "baking" away in the dehydrator. Drooling yet? This special recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake is a true celebration of this wonderful season, and can single handedly satisfy numerous cravings in one clean swoop. Raw and gluten free, coconut flour based apple doughnuts spiced with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cardamon filled with silky smooth apple butter jam, topped off with a creamy vanilla flavored maple frosting. Too delicious!
The ultimate beverage for yogis and yoginis everywhere! This recipe by Akshata Sheelvant of Jeeva Lifestyle.com will hydrate, energize, provide cleansing fiber for the digestive system and omega fatty acids for lubricated joints and flexibility. Every yogi will tell you to avoid a heavy meal right before yoga class. This recipe offers a nice boost of energy and nutrition all the while being light in the tummy. The sweet, sour, and salty flavor combination and hydrating aspect is also thought to bring balance to the Ayurvedic dosha type Vata. Enjoy this healthful drink and have a wonderful yoga session!
The sweet flavor of maple and pumpkin pie spices are absolutely synonymous with this wonderful season we've entered into, and Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake has masterfully combined them both into one outstanding cookie recipe! No gluten, flour or sugar to be found here, just pure wholesome ingredients such as carrot, coconut butter, dates, flaxseed, maple syrup, and real spices of cinnamon, cardamon, nutmeg and ginger.
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!