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Raw Recipes

Stacked Pineapple with Cashew Nut Cream

This raw vegan recipe is simple to make and glorious to eat! Thanks to the historic Boone Tavern Inn located in Berea, KY for sharing this delicious recipe with us!

Chia Chai Pudding – Raw

Before it’s even on the shelf, Yummy Plants community members can enjoy an easy raw recipe from Brad Gruno’s new book: Brad’s Raw Made Easy.  Learn more about how Brad healed on a raw diet!

Mexican Ceviche

Thanks to Silvia Jacobs for sharing her raw recipe for Mexican Ceviche!  Note: if you get raw crackers or make them in your food dehydrator, the entire recipe will be raw!

Key Lime Raw Cheesecake

Are you craving cheesecake?  Check out this recipe for raw lime cheesecake: it’s vegan and gluten-free too!  So yummy! I made the crust to be raw and gluten-free based on nuts and dates.  The filling is an adaptation based on a recipe inspired by Cafe Gratitude.

Raw Veggie Juice Soup

Here’s a great juicer recipe for raw “juice soup” to help new enthusiasts enjoy their juicers! Thanks to Melissa Scharfinski for sharing this recipe. Melissa is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and Plant-Based Diet Nutritionist.

Raw Gluten-Free Superfood Power Bars

Thanks to Mandi Babkes from Holistic Health for sharing this super yummy raw vegan recipe with the Yummy Plants community!

Raw Cruciferous Juice

This juice recipe is excellent for a detox time – or anytime at all!   It’s good for you, super easy to make in your juicer,  and absolutely yummy.  This recipe was suggested by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, the world renowned nutritarian and founder of Diseaseproof.com.   Dr. Fuhrman shared that kale, (and cruciferous vegetables in [...]

Mismash Salad with Orange Cashew Dressing

Thank you to Dr. Joel Fuhrman of DiseaseProof.com for sharing this super yummy raw vegan recipe with us.  The orange cashew dressing adds an exotic flair to a normal salad.  This is a great recipe to start with if you are in transition to a vegan diet.  Visit Dr. Fuhrman’s blog to read vegan health tips and explore a [...]

Gazpacho

Thank you to Dr. Joel Fuhrman of DiseaseProof.com for sharing this super yummy raw vegan recipe with us. What a healthy and delicious treat! This is a great easy recipe to start with to help transition to a vegan diet. Dr. Fuhrman has lots of vegan health tips and information to help us eat a nutrient-dense, (nutritarian), vegan diet.

Spelt and Asparagus Salad

Happy Labor Day to America! If you’re picnicing for the holiday, this is a delightfully easy raw recipe from Chef Elizabeth Schandelmeier Gilgunn of Slow Cooked Pittsburgh. Just soak the spelt berries overnight, (or cook them if you have less time), add veggies and spices, and you’ve got a delicious and nutritious dish for picnics and meals!

Raw Pomegranate Museli

Thanks to Dr. Joel Fuhrman of DiseaseProof.com for sharing this easy raw vegan recipe with us!  Just soak the oats overnight in pomegranate juice to soften the oats.  Pomegranates are super yummy, and they are packed with Vitamin C, fiber and potassium.  This recipe makes an easy raw vegan breakfast or anytime snack!

Easy Raw Vegan Ice Cream

Thanks to Elizabeth Schandelmeier Gilgunn from Slow Cooked Pittsburgh for sharing this easy raw vegan ice cream recipe. It is SO yummy and super easy to make. Who knew you could make raw vegan ice cream from bananas?? And it’s so creamy that your friends won’t believe they’re eating a vegan ice cream – that’s [...]

Raw Chocolate Brownies with Strawberry Acai Sauce

We are so excited to have a vegan dessert recipe from Chef Hilary Zozula!  She has shared her recipe for raw, vegan, gluten-free chocolate brownies!!!  They only take about 30 minutes to prepare and an hour to firm up in the fridge… and they are worth every second of the wait!  Co-owner of Eden in Shadyside, [...]

Watermelon Salad

You’ll love this easy raw, vegan, gluten-free watermelon salad recipe!  It’s the perfect refreshing treat for summer.  Enjoy the combination of sweet juicy watermelon, crunchy nuts, crispy lettuce and zesty onions.  Thanks to Rich from All-Veg.com for sharing this delicious vegan recipe with us!

Dill Sour Cream

This is an amazingly quick and easy vegan sour cream recipe.  It’s great as a dip for parties.  It’s also a nice topping to keep on hand to add zing to your potatoes or beans.  You can also try swapping out the dill with your other favorite herbs.  Remember: 1 Tablespoon fresh = 1 teaspoon dried.  You may need to add more [...]

Raw Beet Salad

This super delish and healthy raw recipe was shared by Alexandra Jamieson, a well-known vegan author, holistic health expert and chef. You can find more of Chef Alex’s yummy plant-based recipes on Week in a Weekend and Delicious Vitality.

Black Cherry Chocolate Crunch Bar

This vegan dessert recipe was shared by Barbara from Rawfully Tempting – YUM!  Thanks so much for sharing!

Creamy Whipped Topping (Dairy-Free)

This super rich and creamy dairy-free topping has become one of my favorites! It’s made from cashews and macadamia nuts. It’s delicious as a dip for fresh strawberries and also makes a fabulous topping for fruit salads or pies. YUM! Enjoy.

Raw Vegetable and Herbed Cashew Napoleons

This amazing raw recipe was created by Chef Elizabeth Schandelmeier Gilgunn of Slow Cooked Pittsburgh. It’s beautiful and delicious, and the Napoleons are the perfect size for party snacks. It takes a bit of planning, since you may want to soak the nuts overnight, but it is worth it!

Raw or Roasted Red Pepper Dip

A big thank you to the Pura Vida Pantry located in Costa Rica for sharing their super yummy recipe with us!  This dip recipe is great for a snack or a party… and there is also a raw option if you’d prefer…. Yum! You can make yummy pita crisps by brushing pure Coconut Oil on Pita Bread, cutting it [...]