Wishing you were somewhere warm in this dreaded weather? This lemonade with a tumeric kick will put you right in Bali this winter.
When dessert can’t wait, it’s time for banana ice cream! Stock your freezer with peeled bananas, and sweet satisfaction is less than 10 minutes away. The cacao crunch swirl and topping send this over the top!
A beautiful and colorful start to a meal. Beets lend such a vibrant, deep red color to this dish, and look very festive when paired with the green parsley pumpkin seed pesto.
With hints of white & dark chocolate, caramel and flaky layers of coconut, you will be so glad you have bites of this on hand when that sweet craving creeps in.
If you've never tried a raw foodie version of carrot cake, you are in for a treat! Fresh, sweet carrots lend themselves perfectly to a moist, fluffy and nicely spiced cake. I love to use goji berries in place of traditional raisins for their superfood qualities and pretty, bright color. The pecan based icing is beautifully rich and creamy with fresh ginger, vanilla bean and cinnamon to spice things up.
Chocolate and cherries are a classic combo, but at first glance, there’s no way to tell there’s a sweet, fresh cherry wrapped up inside these little bites. I love surprises! The truffle base is so simple, you can play around with your favorite fruits, nuts and spices to create your own masterpiece. Have fun!
This is a super thick, luscious shake made with pure, raw ingredients. It's so super yummy, words can hardly do it justice. Blend it up and taste for yourself!
Let’s give traditional tabbouleh a fresh new twist with zesty cilantro and nutty hemp seeds. This salad is ultra refreshing and full of the health boosting benefits that hemp foods offer: essential amino acids, balanced essential fatty acids and easily digestible protein. Also, cilantro is an amazing food that helps cleanse the body of toxic heavy metals. Besides all that goodness, this quick dish is beyond flavorful.
These adorable little coconut cinnamon raison "quickies" take but minutes to throw together and can be either placed in the freezer to set or dehydrated if you're willing to wait for a bit. Cashews and coconut work very well as a base for a chewy style cookie. Throw in some cacao nibs if you're wanting a chocolatey crunch or dried blueberries instead of raisons to mix it up a bit. Sometimes simplicity is just divine!
Though I’m normally a rich, creamy, chocolaty dessert lover, this cranberry apple pie blew me away. Tart cranberries and my favorite McIntosh apples are spiced and sweetened, sitting atop a ginger cookie crust. Top it off with a sweet and spicy cinnamon swirl ice cream and you have entered autumn dessert heaven.
The freshness of the cilantro and lime with a little kick of jalapeño makes for a very flavorful dip. Pair it with crudités or raw flax crackers for a satisfying snack or light meal.
Adding more raw food into your diet is an excellent way to keep your kitchen and your body cool as the weather heats up. Cucumbers and mint are exceptionally cooling to the body and tossed up with lemon and dill, they’re very tasty, too. Enjoy this quick and easy recipe as a light lunch or first course.
Brownies are America's favorite bar cookie and these are rich and dense with the amazing taste of chocolate and hints of coconut.
This is a fun snack for when you're on the go! It's filling, energizing and perfect for lunch boxes.
Nutrient-dense kale along side the classic parsley component of tabbouleh for a super green, super healthy & super delicious light meal.
Talk about fresh taste—it just doesn’t get greener than this! With raw food, you can get creative with wrapping and rolling using big green collard leaves and your filling of choice. This wrap is full of flavor with a fresh herb and pumpkin seed pâté and marinated veggies. Ditch the tortillas, grab some collards, and have some raw food fun in the kitchen!
Combined with creamy, ripe avocados, refreshing lime and a zesty cilantro infused oil, this Mexican inspired dish makes a delicious starter or side.