What are falafels without the perfect crispy falafel ball? Texture and taste is key. After trying more than a few recipes, I really feel I nailed it! This recipe is fairly easy to make, tastes just like the real thing, and leaves you feeling light!
This delicious, probiotic kimchi has all the health benefits of fermented foods, plus the nutrients of kale! Eating fermented foods will help your digestive system, immune system, provide you with plenty of energy, and it’s a great tasting side-dish, to boot! Food and medicine aren’t two separate things, they are the same thing. So eat healthy, and enjoy some delicious kimchi!
Aren’t these adorable? You certainly don’t have to make this delicious carrot cake as bite-sized hearts, but it’s just so cute that you might as well! This delicious carrot cake recipe has some surprises in it. Like dried mulberries in the cake layer, and coconut water in the frosting. Enjoy it either as one big cake or as scrumptuous little bites!
Couscous! What a wonderful name for a wonderful dish. Couscous is one of the world’s most favorite foods, with a history that goes back centuries in North Africa. It’s a staple food throughout much of North Africa and the Middle East, and is also quite popular in Europe and the Mediterranean. I bet it would go great with some halvah!
This innovative raw vegan version of the classic couscous is inspired by Mediterranean flavors. It’s got capers, sundried tomatoes, parsley and (of course) olive oil! Cauliflower makes for a great couscous base, and there’s more than enough awesome rawsome ingredients to keep you nourished and delighted.
Couscous! It’s so nice, you’ll want to make it twice.
There’s nothing like a good wrap! It’s like a salad sort of, but only better. These raw vegan eggplant tomato wraps are crunchy, spicy and filled with lots of flavors! They make for a great lunch or dinner. It’s a whole new way to enjoy eggplant!
This recipe is probably the best way to use up leftover bits and pieces ever imagined. There’s something uniquely lovely about wraps, and the ability to make up some delicious wholesome raw veggie wraps from your kitchen scraps seems to good to be true — but it isn’t! And these wraps are so much better than your typical wrap because the wraps themselves are made of veggies! It’s veggies all the way down, people!
You can make these lovely wraps out of whatever you happen to have lying around and they should turn out awesome, so long as you stick to the proportions in the recipe.
It’s a carrot cake, but in a cup! Sweet, delicious, and packed full of all sorts of healthful nutrients and phytochemicals. It makes for a great afternoon snack, an invigorating breakfast, or even as a health-conscious dessert!
With tons of vitamin A, plenty of vitamin C, fiber, potassium, and a fair amount of protein, it all comes in at less than 200 calories. Sometimes you want the comforting taste of carrot cake. But you also wanna stay healthy (or maybe you lack the motivation to make one!). That’s when the spice carrot cake smoothie comes to the rescue!
A hearty green soup soothes the soul! And it’s not bad for the body, either. This yummy soup is full of only the simplest whole food ingredients, and with all that color you know it’s chock-full of nutrients, enzymes, and phytochemicals. You can substitute out pretty much any ingredient in this green soup to suit your preferences, but make sure to use lots of greens! Green soup is great for breakfast or lunch, or even for a light dinner. You can also enjoy it as a side dish if you’re enjoying a more extravagant dinner.
Onion rings might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of nourishing raw foods. But that’s precisely what makes this incredible raw recipe so amazing! There’s raw pizza, raw burgers, so how could we not have some raw onion rings, too? With all the raw food creativity out there, there’s no limit to what can be done with wholesome, nutritious raw foods!
This soup might be raw, but that doesn’t mean it can’t also be hot! There’s nothing like the flavor combinations in That food, combining the sweet with the sour, with a healthy dose of spice thrown in for good measure. Mm mm. Ginger, cilantro, garlic, coconut… This curry coconut soup is not lacking in the flavor department.
This raw vegan soup can be enjoyed warm. Raw doesn’t have to mean cold! If you’re trying to warm your bones on a cool day, consider warming your veggies up a bit in warm water before you set to chopping them up. And of course, make sure you vary your level of chili peppers in accordance with your heat tolerance!
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.
If you’re a gardener, now might be just about the right time to start pulling up some of your carrots. And what could be a better use for fresh carrots than this gorgeous carrot cake with “cream cheese” frosting? Mm.
A deliciously moist carrot cake is one of life’s great pleasures. It really is a testament to this maybe under-appreciated little root vegetable that it can compete on the same stage as chocolate cakes and fruit cakes and hold its own. And with a delectable lemon cashew frosting, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better cake anywhere.
Lots of people think that sushi is all about fish. I wonder sometimes if those people have ever actually been to a sushi restaurant: there’s all kinds of rolls and lots of them are meat-free. But while many of the ingredients in your typical sushi are raw, it’s always got rice in it. And that’s a bit of a bummer.
But sushi is really fun to make, too! And thanks again to the magic shape-shifting powers of zucchini, you can make your own tasty yummy sushi rolls with all the stuff you love and none of it that you don’t.
Instead of soy sauce, this recipe goes with a tasty ginger mango sauce. Mango and ginger! Yum.
It takes a bit of practice to get the rolling action down, but the learning experience itself is fun! Sushi is a great meal to make with friends.
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!