Enjoy some of the best young coconut recipes on the internet. From coconut shakes to vegan coconut jerky. Enjoy!
Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake knows how to whip up some pretty unreal desserts. This Raw Zucchini Carrot Spice Cake is no exception. If you've got an abundance of zucchini on hand, either from your own garden or maybe even a nearby farmer's market, try giving things a sweet spin with this amazing recipe. In order to acquire the carrot/zucchini pulp for this recipe you'll need to make yourself a delicious and nutrifying veggie juice! Perfect for sipping on while you master your skills at raw "baking". Enjoy!
This green smoothie by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen is packed with all the good stuff: fresh fruit, leafy greens, coconut water, popped (or sprouted) quinoa, and even an added medicinal boost of fresh turmeric and ginger root. If you like smoothies with added crunchiness for a fun variation of texture, and like your green smoothies to be substantial enough to hold you over until lunch, you will love this nutrient-packed recipe. Enjoy!
Need a little decadence in your life this weekend? Try this amazing frozen dessert by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life. Two chocolate walnut brownie cookies sandwich a dense layer of coconut chocolate chip mint ice cream. Does it get any better? We can't fathom how...
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!
One of Breakfast Criminals' most shared and well loved recipes to date!
By adding oats to your smoothies and chia puddings the texture becomes thicker, creamier and ultra delicious. Read on for a fantastic superfood variation of a classic chia oat smoothie bowl complete with magenta-colored pitaya (also known as dragonfruit) and deep green spirulina. Breakfast SHOULD look like a brightly colored work of art, don't you agree?
Yes it looks like a gourmet masterpiece that takes loads of effort to make, but do not be fooled by appearances. This scrumptious cheesecake by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw Lifestyles takes about 7-10 minutes to assemble.
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Makes 8 to 12 slices
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!