Here are a few incredibly delicious raw food recipes for tasty desserts, easy to make, for beginners and experienced, for people that turned vegan and are looking for a homemade simple recipe, for breakfast or for dinner, a vitamix to cleanse the body, or a cheap weight loss diet that can shift your life around !
1. Kale Salad
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This is an interesting and different way to prepare raw salads that has the potential to be a hit with kids and adults. To break down the cell walls of the plant massage with a little sea salt. This will allow it to become soft, as if it were cooked.
1/4 cup thinly julienned red onion
2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 bunch kale, de-stemmed and cut into ribbons
1/4 head cabbage, shredded
1/8 teaspoon Himalayan Crystal Salt
Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
1 clove garlic, crushed
1-2 teaspoons agave or maple syrup
4 tablespoons olive oil or flax oil
3 tablespoons fresh squeezed orange juice
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons light miso
1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard or pinch of ground mustard powder
Chiffonade the kale into thin strips. Then massage with a small amount of salt to soften.
Combine ingredients for dressing in a mixing bowl and whisk to a smooth consistency.
Toss just the kale with dressing and massage for three minutes. Add the rest of the salad ingredients.
2. Basil Smoothie
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This is simply refreshing for the morning’s first treat. It is quick to make and a great way to start your day. Herbs added in your smoothies lends to an exotic twist with some real miracle.
About 10 or so fresh basil leaves
2 tablespoons coconut oil (optional-we just love it)
2 cups water (or less if want a thick smoothie)
Mix in the blender and enjoy !
3. Fruity Coconut Parfait
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An easy young coconut cream layered with fruits – here it is the best example of eating a healthy dessert for breakfast! We used strawberries and champagne mangos but you can use your favorite fruits.
Fresh mango, diced
Fresh strawberries, diced
Any other fruit of your choice
2 tablespoons agave powder
1/4 cup agave
1/3 cup coconut water
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups young coconut pulp (as firm as possible)
Combine all ingredients in a blender until the juice is smooth and creamy.
4. Healthy Nutella Chocolate Mousse
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3 tablespoons Maple Syrup (or 10-12 Drops Liquid Stevia to make it sugar free)
1/4 Cup Cocoa Powder
1/3 Cup Hazelnut Butter
1/2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
1 Cup Cooked Pumpkin Puree
Place all ingredients into your food processor and blend them until they are completely smooth.
Pour into small dishes and enjoy.
Top with our Coconut Whipped Cream and crushed hazelnuts if you prefer.
5. Homemade Payday Bar
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10 Large Soft (Fresh and Pitted) Medjool Dates
1 1/2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
1/2 Teaspoon Fine Sea Salt
1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil
2 Tablespoons Natural Peanut Butter
10 Drops Liquid Stevia
1/2 Cup Raw Peanuts
Place all ingredients (excluding the peanuts) into your food processor and blend until smooth stopping to scrape down the sides. Line a bowl with saran wrap and scrape caramel dough into it. Place in the freezer for half an hour. On your counter line your work area with parchment paper or saran wrap. Remove caramel dough from the freezer and roll into mini Payday Bars.
Add all peanuts in a bowl and roll each Payday Bar into the peanuts, gently pressing them into the bars. You can place the Payday Bars into a parchment lined container or individually wrap them in wax paper to store in the freezer. Enjoy these after 30 minutes and straight from the freezer!
6. Mushroom Soup
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1 cup mushrooms
1 clove garlic
2 cups cashew milk
2 tablespoon Nama Shoyu or Bragg’s Liquid Aminos
1 tablespoon lime juice
sea salt, to taste
extra mushrooms for garnish, diced
Process all ingredients in a blender until blended and creamy, or until desired consistency is reached. Top with extra diced mushrooms. This mushroom soup is one of the easiest to make of the raw foods! Enjoy!
7. Raw Chocolate Pudding Recipe With Raw Cacao
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Need a simple raw chocolate dessert? Here’s one to try, even if you’re new to using raw chocolate. Low on callories and a whole new approach to desserts recipies, this is one of the simplest, and yet divine desserts in the world!
1/4 cup agave nectar, or to taste
2 cups mashed avocado
Pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom or other spice
1/2 cup raw cacao powder
4 medjool dates, pitted
Water, if necessary
Blend all of the ingredients together on high speed until completely smooth. Add any other flavors you like at this point like vanilla bean or other extracts. For a creamy enough consistency you may need to add water, or you can also try using coconut water, date soak water, orange juice or other fresh juices as well. Chill if necessary before serving.
Enjoy your raw food chocolate pudding!
8. Raw Lime Ice Cream
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This simple raw food ice cream is indeed a sublime experience for the tastes and for the soul.
Be sure to zest the limes before you juice them. You need the avos to be at their perfect stage of ripeness. Remove the stem end and insert a toothpick to test ripeness. If the toothpick slides in easily, it is ready.
1 teaspoon lime zest
2 cups avocado, mashed
3/4 cup agave nectar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
Pinch sea salt
Process all of the ingredients together on high speed in a blender until well combined and smooth. Feel free to adjust the taste as you see fit. Remember that after it freezes the flavor will be a little less sweet and a little less tangy. Enjoy your delicious, healthy and low-calorie raw food ice cream!
9. Juicy Cold Kick
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A pinch of cayenne
1” cube ginger
1-2 tablespoons raw honey
4 small oranges
2 cloves garlic
Juice the citrus with a citrus juicer or by hand. Pour the juice into a blender. Add the cayenne, honey, garlic, and ginger. Blend and drink!
10. Basil Lemon Lime Water
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This simple drink is extremely refreshing on a dry winter day!
Parsley or mint 1/2 lemon & squeeze of lime, 8-16 oz Spring Water Ice Fresh Basil
Put all in a cup and enjoy!