Enjoy some of the best young coconut recipes on the internet. From coconut shakes to vegan coconut jerky. Enjoy!
A chocolate rocky road cake by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake that will blow you away! The chocolate mousse base is made rich with the use of avocado and coconut and the sweetener can be your choice of coconut nectar, agave, or honey. Fold in plenty of nuts and raw vegan "marshmallows" for a truly authentic rocky road experience turned RAW!
Chef Amy Lyons describes her recipe as "sweet and spicy, yet savory, with a kick!" This is an easy entree to whip up for lunch or dinner, and would make a great dish to bring to a raw potluck as well. You can choose to either julienne your zucchini or spiralize with a spirooli. This recipe is light, yet totally satisfying at the same time, and possesses those wonderful traditional Thai flavors of chili, ginger, garlic and coconut.
These delightfully chocolatey dolce tartlets are such a hit in our house! They are made with carob, instead of cacao, and you can use raw or lightly toasted carob for this recipe.
These little morsels of goodness are nut free, dairy free, gluten free, wheat free, soy free, GMO free, highly processed and refined sugar free, junk free and guilt free while being kind on our bodies and the environment. Enjoy them!
Sweeten up your day with a recipe for raw, vegan banana tiramisu by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake! Layers of fresh banana combine with fluffy vanilla, chocolate, and organic coffee laced whipped coconut cream in a beautiful stacked assembly. No gluten, no sugar, no dairy. Yes, your prayers HAVE just been answered!
Are you or someone you know still under the impression that an epic cheesecake requires firing up that old oven? This recipe proves that nothing could be farther from the truth! A luscious and silky smooth lemony vanilla cashew cheesecake filling infused with a touch of lavender flower, marbled with swirls of sweet blackberry puree, atop a sweet, crumbly hazelnut and date crust. A raw vegan masterpiece!
Oh my, banana cream pie! This has to be the best raw, vegan banana cream pie we've come across. A decadent culinary experience complete with a rich, buttery crust with hints of salt, creamy coconut banana filling, a layer of dense chocolate, vanilla frosting, and crunchy macadamia coconut streusel. Sink your teeth into a little piece of heaven!
A brilliantly composed, juicy-fresh and fruity dessert that will tantalize your taste buds and also help boost your immune system with plenty of vitamin c from fresh ruby grapefruit and lime juice! Gourmet in appearance, this recipe is actually quite simple in its array of ingredients. Ruby red grapefruit contrasts beautifully against the green toned avocado lime ice cream and crunchy pistachio nuts.
The ultimate in refreshing nourishment! This is a green drink featuring all star ingredients such as fresh coconut water and the juices of apple, romaine, celery, cucumber, ginger and fennel. This green juice elixir becomes the base of a smoothie with the addition of brown rice protein, Vitamineral green, and white chia seeds. Light and perfectly sweetened by apple and coconut water and packed to the max with minerals and nutrition!
This yummy dessert recipe calls for a dense coconut cream which due to the use of cold pressed coconut oil will set to the shape of your ramekin mold. You can use either cultured almond milk yogurt from your local health food store or make you own using soaked, sprouted, and blanched almonds blended into a creamy, thick puree and cultured overnight with probiotics. You may also choose to emit the yogurt and substitute a few tsp of lemon juice for a hint of citrusy tang. Fresh clementines blend with coconut nectar and vanilla bean to create the thick, sweet fruit "coulis" or puree. A pure and simple dessert!
Ever wondered if there is a way to make your own VEGAN cultured Greek style yogurt? Well the answer is yes and Priscilla Soligo of Rawthentic Food will show you how with this simple recipe! Organic plant based probiotics are added to a base of blended coconut meat. The mixture is then allowed to sit 10-12 hours at around 100 degrees F to complete the fermentation process after which a splash of lemon juice is added for extra tang. If you are in a cold climate you can simply place your bowl in a dehydrator set to 100 degrees. Remember to always use glass for your cultured foods! Serve it up with fresh berries and superfood toppings!
Creamy avocado blended with young Thai coconut makes the simple base for what turns into layers of either chilled pudding or ice cream depending on the direction you choose to take this recipe! Real vanilla bean, dates and agave are used for flavor and sweetness while purple berries and bright green spinach are used for a fun pop of color! This recipe by Golubka makes an inspired breakfast, dessert, or fun healthy snack.
Browsing through Laura-Dawn's recipe collection at Sacred Source Nutrition is always a good idea! You will surely be drooling and inspired to make some of her healthy raw treats. This recipe will have you licking your fingers and scraping the sides of your food processor for every delicious morsel. Macadamia nuts, raw honey, fresh coconut meat and sundried flakes, cacao nibs and vanilla...can you go wrong?!
This one is for the ladies! A dense, nourishing smoothie with frozen banana, coconut, goji berries, maca and plenty of easy to digest protein for a delicious treat perfect for breakfast or a mid-afternoon snack. Both goji berries and maca are known for their regenerative, gland nourishing, hormone balancing effects and also add a unique twist of flavor to this recipe.
A creamy bowl of nourishing raw vegan coconut yogurt topped with raw cacao nibs.
Buying these products (found in the freezer section of Whole Foods Market) makes for making easy raw vegan coconut yogurt. Just thaw and use. No need to crack open any coconuts. Plus, they’re organic.
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 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!
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!
If gloomy fall weather has you feeling a little less than cheery this recipe may very well be your remedy! This cheesecake by Ulyana Michailov is like sunshine and joy in a pie pan! Enjoy the silky texture of young coconut, cashews, irish moss and fresh mango paired with an almond coconut crust.
Creamy and delicious pumpkin pie spiced raw vegan ice cream with a vibrant pop of orange from fresh carrot juice, sweetened with a touch of agave and maple syrup and finished with crunchy chopped pecans. We scream for autumn inspired ice cream!