Sometimes you want cookies, and you want them FIVE MINUTES AGO! For those times, these super simple raw vegan peanut butter cookies are a good go-to recipe. Easy, delicious, and you can put them together in just a few minutes. Dates, peanut butter, almonds — simplicity!
Cheese is one of those things which people will always ask about. How could you give up cheese? I would love to, but I could never give up cheese! Oh, silly people. Of course you can, because we have cashews! This yummy garlic dill “cheese dip” is an awesome snack for curling up with a book, or watching a movie, or hanging out with friends, or any other activity which might nicely be complemented by snacking. Okay, so that’ s pretty much every activity. Except for maybe jogging.
Enjoy this lovely “cheese dip” anytime, except when jogging!
Chocolate strawberries, of course, are great for those intimate moments. But they’re also great as a snack for all sorts of occasions! Whether for a candle-lit night for two, or a quick and simple crowd-pleaser for your next potluck, it’s hard to go wrong with chocolate strawberries!
We all love a little bit of color in our lives. And not just because it delights our eyes. Deep vibrant colors in foods are usually a sign of healthful nutrients and phytochemicals. And this cabbage salad has got all sorts of colors! Cabbage, for instance, has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and will help your…
One of the great advantages of salad is the opportunity to mix and math it up with whatever veggies are seasonally available. This ranch salad, inspired by the bounty of local organic farmer’s markets, can be changed up to reflect whatever greens and veggies are currently around, or whatever captures your particular fancy.
The real heart of a ranch salad is, after all, the ranch dressing. Here we have a raw vegan alternative to one of the most popular salad dressings around. With an avocado base, this is a creamy ranch salad. So take heed! if you’re the type who prefers a thinner, lighter dressing, just add more almond milk til you arrive at your own personal perfect.
Do you ever find yourself missing chipotle mayo? Well no more! It turns out that cashews make a great base for raw chipotle mayo, and avocado is the perfect vessel with which to transport said “mayo” to your fortunate mouth!
This recipe looks awesome, tastes awesome, and is super easy to make. You’ve got at least 8 vegetables in this one tight package, and that means a variety of nutrients to keep your engines running clean. And of course, you’ve got all the flavor your taste buds can handle. One couldn’t wish for more.
They’re truffles, but on a stick! After all, sometimes you want to eat some delicious chocolate truffles, but don’t want to get your fingers sticky. Solution: truffle pops!
This recipe is easy to make up, and makes more than enough for sharing. Great for parties, where it please both young and old!
Pickles are great. Fermented pickles are even greater! Just like with other fermented products, all that microbial activity means all sorts of benefits for your gut and overall health.
Of course, pretty much anything can be pickled.. But typically we mostly pickle cucumbers. What’s up with that? Let’s expand our horizons! What could be a better candidate than the mighty pickled asparagus? Pickled asparagus is a great source of Vitamin B6, calcium, zinc and magnesium, which is a great compliment to all that probiotic goodness.
Oh, and they taste freaking amazing. Some pickled garlic and chilis add an extra yummy kick to the probiotic snack, too.
Mint and citrus are both such strong, characteristic flavors. In this grapefruit and mint salad, they combine perfectly, like a well-sung duet. In this performance, the citrus hits the high notes, and mint provides the harmony.
Those strong flavors makes this fruit salad great for breakfast, or any other time you might be looking for some extra invigoration. And it’s so easy to make, you can do it anytime!
You can enjoy these brownies even if you’re looking to lose some weight. Primarily a mix of walnuts and dates, these delicious desserts are low on the glycemic index and loaded with nutrients like omega-3’s and manganese.
And of course, they’ve got good, healthful cacao! Cacao, as you might know, is a great antioxidant and has been scientifically demonstrated to help make you happy! But that you certainly already knew. So whip up some of these awesome guilt-free brownies, and start making people happy.
Rich creamy Alfredo sauce over a bed of perfectly squishy noodles. Yes, of course we’re talking raw!
If you haven’t already discovered the awesome magic of zucchini noodles, prepare to have your mind blown. Those noodles in that image up there are fresh raw zucchini! But before you get too excited about that, keep in mind we’re only getting started: this recipe is all about the sauce.
A rich creamy Alfredo sauce is a real comfort food for many of us. But it’s not something which screams raw vegan — or so it would seem! With a little bit of ingenuity and some cashews there’s nothing you can’t do. Throw in some basil and some garlic, and you’re on your way to a happy evening indeed. And you can do it all in under 20 minutes.
Ooooh chocolate chip cookie dough. The nostalgia is strong in this one! We thought we might have left chocolate chip cookie dough behind us, but here it is again, all raw and natural! A big win for inner (and outer) children everywhere!
This recipe is real simple, with just a handful of ingredients. You can take it that extra step by mixing up your own chocolate chips. A real crowd pleaser if you’re entertaining, especially for the little ones! If you’re feeling particularly decadent, you could combine this cookie dough with some cold delicious nice cream.
Here’s a salad with summertime in mind. Sweet juicy mandarin oranges, crunchy cashews, creamy avocado and all sorts of delicious and nutritious colorful veggies! Like any good salad, this one’s got all sorts of flavors and textures mixing together into one exquisite whole.
Make sure you slice those Brussels sprouts super thin. A mandolin is a good method if you’ve got one.
For the dressing, adjust it to suit your taste! As many a refrigerator can attest, everyone has their own specific preferences when it comes to dressings. Some like i sweeter, some not so much. So adjust accordingly!
Pitaya is a cool exotic fruit! And like all other fruits, it belongs in smoothies.
This smoothie is actually a bit more than a regular smoothie. This is a pitaya parfait! The term ‘parfait’ comes from the French word for perfect, and that’s exactly what this raw vegan layered fruit medley is!
This recipe does call for some slightly off-the-beaten path ingredients. The pitaya comes in the form of Pitaya Plus, though I’m sure you can substitute fresh pitaya if you’re so inclined. Lucuma powder is a low-glycemic sweetener, which you could also substitute for a more common alternative if you feel the need.
Pitaya is also known as dragon fruit. This parfait might look super adorable and pretty, but this thing is packed with the superlative power of these mythic beings! You will feel as limber as a lizard and as daring as a drake with all the goodness in this pitaya parfait!
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