Wellness Wednesday: 10 Healthy Raw Recipes
Attention wellness friends: if you haven’t heard of Emily from This Rawsome Vegan Life, you are seriously missing out! An avid fan of nature and the great outdoors, she explains that she eats raw because she loves her body, the planet and all beings. Unique and innovative, her recipes are full of everything your body needs to run like a well-oiled machine – not to mention they’re tasty too! Check out 10 of our favorites below and when you get a chance, have fun finding some on your own.
Put a raw spin on an Italian favorite with this vegan lasagna recipe. Made with zucchini strips instead of pasta and a tasty cashew “cheese” sauce, you can also turn this recipe into bite-sized rolls.
Your favorite food just got a whole lot healthier with this vegan pizza recipe. Featuring a crust made from nuts and seeds and topped with spinach pesto and marinated veggies, you won’t even miss the real thing!
A kid and campfire favorite, it’s hard to believe that these s’mores are raw and vegan! Made with coconut oil, cinnamon, vanilla and molasses, this recipe may taste better than what you had growing up.
Turn your plate into a rainbow of colors with this garden herb salad with tomatoes, avocado, bell pepper and herbs. Tossed with a mustard miso dressing, this chopped salad is the perfect summer starter.
Carbo-holics listen up – it’s time to ditch the white pasta and try this raw pasta recipe. It’s nutrient dense and low calorie, but the secret is in the sauce. Made with avocado, garlic and tamari, it’s creamy just like your Italian favorites.
Tasty and bite sized, these raw chocolate cupcakes are perfect for the healthy party planner. Made from nuts, seeds and dates, they’re topped with a delicious vanilla cashew frosting.
Filled with herbs, greens and veggies, the avocado summer rolls are perfect as a mid-day snack or a meal! A spicy peanut sauce gives the veggies an extra kick of flavor. Use seaweed as a wrap to go totally raw.
Emily says, “You should make your food sing and dance,” and this salad certainly does that. Topped with pecans, hemp seeds and cranberry, this colorful salad sits on a healthy bed of kale.
For those of you with a knack for Thai food, you’ll love this raw pad thai. Guided by her mom and dad who lived in Thailand for a while, Emily’s sauce is quite authentic – but a lot healthier!
Have your cake and eat it too with this raw carrot cake recipe. This better-for-you version of a classic doesn’t use heavy or processed ingredients so you won’t feel sluggish afterwards!
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