Raw food: It’s the craze that’s sweeping the nation. Why? Because raw food is healthy, yummy, and, yes, even a little bit sexy. Eating certain foods raw helps preserve their vitamins and antioxidants, and preparing raw vegan recipes can also be fast and simple. So here are 14 recipes that will take no time at all to give your body that raw power it loves.
Starring avocado, an herb-cashew spread, and sesame seeds on a Wrawp, this recipe is heaven-sent, if you ask us.
You can make raw “rice” by pulsing nuts, parsnips, cauliflower, or, in this case, carrots, in a food processor.
This might be the simplest soup ever. Just blend avocado, cucumbers, garlic, and spices.
Frozen bananas blended with coconut water, cinnamon, and dates, then sprinkled with blueberries, strawberries, and blackberries. Magically delicious!
If you want to get serious about eating raw, invest in a handy vegetable spiralizer. But if you don’t have one (yet), don’t fret. This sun-dried tomato sauce can also be served with cooked pasta.
This colorful fruit salad, which combines cherries, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries, is as fresh as a summer day.
This budget-friendly smoothie stars inexpensive bananas, oranges, apples, and spinach.
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This recipe’s secret ingredient is coconut aminos, which are similar to soy sauce but lower in sodium. You can find this tasty, amino acid–packed condiment at natural-food stores.
This raw pad Thai has got you covered—soy beans, zucchini noodles, bell pepper, and red cabbage, plus a spicy lime–almond butter sauce.
10. Acai Bowl
Coconut water, dates, acai, and blueberries help to round out this delectable and healthy smoothie bowl.
Mushrooms, olive oil, soy sauce, and sesame seeds are really all you need.
This raw ricotta-style cashew cheese is so easy to make, you’ll always want to have some on hand to stuff in wraps, spread on crusty bread, or slather on raw veggies.
Such a pretty side dish, this would be perfect on a vegan Thanksgiving table.
You only need a few ingredients—including kale, mushrooms, and olive oil—to make this masterpiece.
Get everyone you know hooked on this cool trend by sharing these rawsome recipes.