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!
Going green? Always make sure you have a “rawnola” on hand. This super-nutty, super-fruity raw vegan buckwheat granola recipe is a crowd pleaser!
Ooey gooey cinnamon gingerbread, as a protein snack? Why not! What better way to reward yourself after a stimulating work ou than with some delicious gingerbread date balls? With real ginger, these delicious treats will also help you to digest and to reduce inflammation.
Did you ever have ice cream cake when you were growing up? If you did, well oh my gosh you’d best be excited by this recipe. If you didn’t, well, honestly that’s probably for the best. But you should be just as excited! Because here you get the glorious experience which is the frosty, chewy, brownie lovely ice cream cake experience — but without all the questionable stuff! It’s another example of how with raw food you can have your ice cream cake and eat it, too.
Berries! They aren’t just for smoothies. These delicious chocolate mousse berry tarts are a lovely way to take advantage of frozen berries — especially in the winter months when it can be harder to come across fresh ones! That chocolate mousse filling is made with avocado, and the crust is walnuts. It’s always amazing to see the rich, flavorful creations that can be made with wholesome raw foods!
Mindfulness is about paying attention. Regarding food, it’s about our conscious awareness of the experience of eating, both outside and inside the body. We pay attention to the smells, textures, flavors, temperature, and even sounds of our food. We notice the physical expression of the body. Where do we feel hungry? What does being full…
Banana cake is where it’s at. What sort of mood are you in? Are you happy? Well have some banana cake. Feeling sad? Banana cake will make you feel better. Craving something indulgent and rich? Banana cake! Celebrating? Have some banana cake!
It’s soft but it’s firm. It’s got crunchy nuts but the creaminess of banana. It is the yin and yang of cake. It’s a good piece of dessert, is what we’re saying. And if all that weren’t enough, it’s so simple even the clumsiest cuisinier could put it together.
Chocolate orange is one of history’s great combinations. Like oil and vinegar, salt and pepper, Brad and Angelina, or Batman and Robin. Sure you can have them separately and they’re perfectly good. But when you put them together, oh boy, you really bump it up a notch.
Kicking the flavor combination up yet another notch is a healthy dose of ginger. Ginger is one of the few flavors that rivals chocolate orange, so any recipe that manages to balance all three of these ambrosial flavors is a guaranteed winner.
Fall is here, one of the most beautiful times of year. And with the fall come the apples. What better way to celebrate this great season than with one of the best rustic treats of all time: caramel apples!
There’s something magical about this time-honored dessert. It’s a childhood memory that really lasts. One of the great and understated aspects of this old-fashioned recipe is the use of real wooden sticks. It adds a certain element of charm, and really ties in with the season! A great way to create some warm memories with your friends and loved ones ―especially the youngsters!
I can’t think of much that looks as delicious as a plate of caramel apples!
Fall is approaching, and that means many great things. One of the greatest, of course, is the return of apple season! And what better way to enjoy this most wonderful of fruits than a nice apple pie? Well, if you’re a smoothie person, how about an apple pie smoothie!
This smoothie really is pretty much a no-bake apple pie in a cup, but with the welcome addition of banana for some creaminess and almond milk for some liquidness. It’s all the best parts of apple pie! More transportable, and with nothing not to love. Welcome the approaching autumn with open arms and a full cup. Of apple pie smoothie.
Summer is the season for fruit cake! But this fruit cake isn’t like most fruit cakes: it’s a summer fruit cheese cake! This cheeseless cheesecake takes this to heart, with all its lovely summer fruits: apricots, raspberries, and blueberries!
A real eye-catcher, this cake is great for any sort of occasion where you might want to impress people: birthdays, parties, and the like. It’s a great idea to make this fruit cake when you’ve got some friends around, otherwise you very well might be tempted to eat the whole thing yourself!
This cheeseless cheesecake is just about the prettiest cheesecake you’ve ever seen, even if it isn’t really a cheesecake. And with berry season upon us, there’s hardly a better time to whip up this delicious piece of edible art.
The raspberries and the blueberries mingle into the most wonderfully pink hue. Somehow, this cake tastes how it looks, too. The flavors blend perfectly into a smooth, rich sweetness with just a little bit of tang. You’re going to have to let the cheesecake sit for a while before adding the sauce, so be patient! It’s the hardest part.
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!
chocolate strawberry kiwi pizza differs from your average pizza in a couple of ways. No baking, no dairy, no gluten, but all kinds of fruit and natural sweetness. Maybe you can have it for dessert after some regular raw pizza!
Like other pizzas, this dessert pizza can be easily customized. Add or substitute your favorite fruits to get it just right. I’ve always wondered why the only fruit you tend to see on pizzas is pineapple. You can putt all the fruit on this dessert pizza!
For me, dessert pizza is the perfect dessert for birthday parties. It can serve lots of people, it’s crazy delicious, a little bit off the beaten path, and tons of fun. And it’s pretty healthy, too.
If you were setting out to make a raw vegan meal of some sort, chorizo tacos might seem to be just about the least likely candidate you could find, aside maybe from haggis. But these tacos go beyond any mere imitation of meat! These yummy nummies are overflowing with rich, spicy flavor which stands on its own feet. It’s not your grandmother’s chorizo!
Lettuce makes for a surprisingly awesome shell for tacos. Often used in South Asian cuisine for wraps, it’s an interesting sort of fusion to see them here in chorizo tacos. And speaking of that chorizo, it’s amazing what you can do with nuts and some spices!