Chili and cacao are a winning and probably ancient combination. These delicious no-bake brownies have that hint of Aztec flavor to give them just a little bit more character! They should keep for about a week in the refrigerator.
So it’s not really oatmeal, because it doesn’t have oats, but it serves the same purpose! This recipe is particularly great for all those folks for whom oats don’t agree. Easy to make and delicious, it’s a healthful way to start your day!
Chia pudding is a great way to start your day. You can even make it the night before so it’s ready to go first thing! You can also enjoy it as a delicious and nutritious snack any time of day. Spiced persimmon chia pudding is an extra nice way to do it!
Here’s a perfect way to enjoy a beautiful fall morning! This pumpkin pie and persimmon breakfast bowl is a killer substitute for oatmeal. Hearty, filling, tasty, and just the right amount of sweet to help you get out of bed on a brisk autumn morning. Easy to change it up to suit your preferences, too!
Apricots are maybe not the most lauded of the soft fruits, but they are definitely one of the best! Plus they’re good for you, too! Fiber, calcium, iron… They make for a yummy delicious little bowl for your banana ice cream!
Mouth-watering, delicious, healthful, and invigorating! There’s nothing like a mango salsa, especially during the hot days of summer! It gets even better after sitting in the fridge for a while, which makes it the perfect ready-to-go lunch to take with you in the morning!
Various different versions of fruit and nut balls are a classic staple of the raw food repertoire. Simple, delicious, portable, and quick to make, dessert balls are a great go-to recipe that you can pack with you for a snack at work, or bring to the beach for that picnic.
Much of the time, these sorts of desserts are made with dates. While dates are quite nice, it’s good to change things up! These tasty orange cherry walnut truffles combine two of the absolute tastiest fruits.
It’s Monday, and Mondays call for simple, rewarding recipes. What better way to deal with Monday than with some spicy, garlic-y chili cheese fries? Raw and vegan, of course! Move over potatoes, there’s a new fry in town, and its name is jicama.
These certainly aren’t your every day fries (after all, they aren’t even fried). But they certainly do the job well. The jicama takes the place of potatoes, while nutritional yeast takes over for cheese. Of course, you can adjust the spices and herbs to your heart’s content, making it more or less spicy as is your discretion.
Great for snacking and for sharing. And, unlike conventional fries, these chili cheese fries will actually nourish you, rather than punish you!
It doesn’t get much simpler than this for a delicious bite-sized treat! This take on doughnut holes has a grand total of four ingredients. 10 minutes of your time and 2 steps to make. Literally anyone could do it, and the result is a lovely vanilla coconut confection that looks as good as it tastes.
Dates make for an amazing sweetener (as so many great recipes show!) A natural whole food with plenty of sugary sweetness, dates also come packed with actual nutrients and minerals. Sure, sugar is always something you need to be wary of. But in moderation it is a lovely thing, when you can get it from natural, unrefined source!
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!
Sometimes you just feel like something crispy and savory. These zucchini chips will satisfy your need for a crunchy snack, but without any of the fats and super-saltiness of your regular potato chips. It only takes a few minutes to whip these chips up, so they make for easy as well as great snacking. There’s no reason why munchies can’t be healthy!
Well folks, it’s no secret that it’s been a hot summer. Even the TV weather people are finally starting to seem a little bit less excited by another day of record-setting heat. If you’re looking to stay cool on the outside, then you might as well get cool on the inside!
This Green Glowing Smoothie Bowl is like a delicious fruit salad in ice cream form. But instead of the sugar and junk you might find in that regular old ice cream we all remember from our younger days, you’ve got basil leaves, kale, and a plethora of lovely fruits!
It’s like nice cream, but it’s a smoothie bowl. A smoothie in a bowl. Come on!
What better way to start the day than spiced carrot and apple breakfast bars! It’s like a cookie, but it’s a nutritious breakfast! With some fresh orange juice or a killer smoothie, you’ll be in real fine shape.
This is a particularly good breakfast for those of us who aren’t really morning people. Save yourself the hassle of having to engage in early morning thinking, and have these breakfast bars ready for you as soon as you wrench yourself out of bed!
Or, if you are a morning person, these breakfast bars make for an awesomely portable snack to take with you on your early morning jog! Really, there’s no way to lose!
If you’re into juicing, you can save up your carrot pulp to make these tasty breakfast bars. Otherwise, you can use shredded carrots. Either way, you’ll be on your way to a wonderful day!
An age old question: what’s a fruit, and what’s a vegetable? Are tomatoes, cucumbers, and peppers really fruits just because they contain seeds? Most children feel they know the answer intuitively: fruit is sweet and goes with ice cream and smoothies, and vegetables belong in salads.
This Spicy Chili Mango Soup adds a whole new layer of complexity into this timeless debate. Maybe fruits are vegetables!
With the combination of sweet and spicy, this mango soup has a distinctively Thai feel. There’s no cuisine like Thai cuisine for blending contrasting flavors flawlessly into mouthwatering dishes. Its a world of sweet and spicy, and hot and sour. This soup would fit right in!
Us North Americans could learn a lot from Thai, Burmese and other cuisines from distant lands. How to use sweet fruits with savory dishes is right at the top of that list, and it might topple the age-old divide between fruit and vegetables once and for all.
Spring is a time of invigoration. Sleepy plants begin to wake up, and color returns to the landscape. This smoothie captures all the invigorating energy of springtime, and puts it in a cup for you to enjoy.
One of the simplest and best ways to make sure you’re getting your nutrients is to eat lots of differently colored foods. While this may be a green smoothie, like Springtime it’s actually full of colors.
Along with the green dino kale, we’ve got orange mangoes and yellow bananas. And of course, yellow zesty lemon. And to really bring it home, a healthy chunk of ginger.
Tangy and sweet like a lemon drop, this powerful smoothie will keep you healthy and glowing. And any smoothie with both ginger and lemon is bound to be exciting. A great breakfast smoothie to get you moving, or an enlivening snack to reward a day of hard work!