Raw Strawberry Basil Cheesecake

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This super-satisfying raw dessert is a slight variation on the lemon raspberry version I premiered last year. The fruit topping, a blend of fresh strawberries, lemon, and basil leaves, provides a bright, tangy note to cut the creamy richness of the cashew-based cake. Adapted from The Rawtarian and Loving it Raw Yield: 24 small servings Cook time: 30 minutes, plus time …


Creamy Raw Broccoli Spinach Dip

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This nutrient-packed spinach dip is made with broccoli, garlic, green onion, avocado, and lime. Soaked cashews and coconut milk lend a smooth creaminess and a bit of nutritional yeast gives it that nice cheesy flavor. Each serving packs about 6 grams of protein, with good doses of potassium and B and C vitamins. Yield: About 4 cups, appetizer for 8 …


Baby Cutie Cakes

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Cuties, also known as “sweeties” and officially called clementines, are a favorite citrus snacker of the kiddie crowd. These super-moist, almond meal sandwich cakes are packed with vitamin C, covered in a sweet pineapple glaze and sized to perfection for little fingers and pie-holes. Yield: Makes 16-20 mini cakes Cook time: 2 hours For the cake: 4 cuties/sweeties/clementine oranges (grate …


Asian Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

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This super-healthy, super-satisfying Asian salad is one of my mom’s ever-evolving raw creations. A rainbow of crunchy veggies drizzled with a spicy, creamy peanut butter tamari dressing, it’s as good in a huge main course bowl as it is by the side of a soy-ginger glazed protein. We always make huge batches at a time, so feel free to half …


Citrus Cilantro Quinoa Salad

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Light and fluffy with the fresh, bold spice of pico de gallo and the sweetness of mandarin and jicama, this quinoa salad makes a colorful, high-protein side or light lunch. The grain is cooked Mexican rice-style in coconut oil, adding a toasty flavor and creamy texture. Yield: Makes 12-15 side servings Cook time: 1 hour Ingredients: 4 tbsp coconut oil, …


Butternut Pudding with Coconut Curry Sauce

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Tired of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves? This butternut squash pudding has all the custardy appeal of pumpkin pie filling, but flavored with cardamom and paired with a spicy coconut curry sauce, it takes on a savory Indian flavor profile with just a touch of sweetness. Yield: Serves 6 Cook time: 2 1/2 hours Ingredients: For the pudding: 1 medium butternut …


Raw Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake

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This all raw, all natural “cheesecake” is packed with nutrients, free of dairy and sugar and rich and creamy enough to satisfy any cheesecake fanatic. Sunflower lecithin (found at most health food stores) acts as a thickener, supports major body functions like breathing and energy production, and feeds the brain and nervous system. Adapted from The Rawtarian and Loving it …