raw vegan recipes, side dishes, vegetables

Loaded Raw Guacamole

I love raw foods! Eating fruits and veggies in the purest form possible is the best way to get nutrients into our bodies. This raw guacamole will fill you with energy, and tastes so creamy and bright. Get your food processor ready and let's make some guacamole! I paired this with raw sweet potato slices,… Continue reading Loaded Raw Guacamole

raw vegan recipes, salads, side dishes

Raw Cucumber and Tomato Salad

I love when tomatoes come in season, so sweet I can't stop eating them! This refreshing salad is packed with flavor, simple ingredients, and minimal prep. Perfect for summer evenings to compliment any dish. Note: This salad is a great basic recipe, it's also amazing with the addition of fresh herbs like mint, basil, or… Continue reading Raw Cucumber and Tomato Salad

fruit, raw vegan recipes, salads, side dishes

Carrot Slaw Salad with Apples, Cherries, and Cinnamon

This carrot slaw salad is wonderfully sweet with the cherries, apples, and a touch of cinnamon. I love to make this dish around the holidays. The textures play well with each other and the flavor combination is so delicious and fall inspired. *To save time you can buy pre-grated carrots, though its more budget friendly… Continue reading Carrot Slaw Salad with Apples, Cherries, and Cinnamon

raw vegan recipes, side dishes

Raw Guacamole with Radishes and Cumin

I love avocados, and making this guacamole is so quick and easy. Just a few ingredients and you're on your way for flavor town.  I love the crunch you get from the raw radishes, and the cumin is such a great flavor with the avocado. Yield: 6-8 servings Ingredients: 1 small bundle of radishes (about… Continue reading Raw Guacamole with Radishes and Cumin

beans and pulses, side dishes

Vegan Baked Beans with Brown Sugar

Summertime is always filled with spending time outside. Picnics, barbecues, and gatherings with friends. This is a perfect dish everyone can enjoy; its vegetarian and vegan friendly. Navy beans, red beans, and sweet brown sugar make this a delightful treat. Yield: 12 servings Ingredients: 2 cans navy beans 1 can red beans or kidney beans… Continue reading Vegan Baked Beans with Brown Sugar

salads, side dishes

Cucumber Salad with Moscato Wine 

This lovely cucumber salad is a great side dish for any barbecue, picnic, or any outdoor party with friends. It's simple and so easy to make. Fresh vegetables paired with sweet wine makes it a great marinade. Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 cup red cabbage 1 cucumber 3 celery stalks 2 carrots 1/4 tsp celery… Continue reading Cucumber Salad with Moscato Wine 

fruit, raw vegan recipes, salads, side dishes

Sweet Summer Spinach Salad

I love making simple salads. This lovely salad has crispy romaine lettuce, shredded red cabbage, fresh kiwi, and sweet cherries. Top with your favorite dressing! Yield: 1 small salad Ingredients: 1 cup romaine lettuce 1/3 cup shredded red cabbage 1 kiwi 6 black cherries 1/2 tbsp. sesame seeds 1 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 lemon 1/2… Continue reading Sweet Summer Spinach Salad

salads, side dishes

Sauteed Kale Salad with Shredded Coconut and Pecans

Kale is such a fantastic green loaded with healthy benefits. The shredded coconut gives this salad a light sweetness, and the pecans lend a nice texture and crunch. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 tbsp. olive oil, sunflower, or coconut oil 1 bunch kale ( curly, lacinato, tuscan, any kind you like) 1/3 cup shredded unsweetened… Continue reading Sauteed Kale Salad with Shredded Coconut and Pecans

salads, side dishes

Chickpea Salad with Cashews, Snow Peas, and Sweet Chili Sauce

There are so many wonderful flavors and textures in this salad. Chickpeas, snap peas, red pepper, coconut flakes, and cashews tossed in a sweet chili sauce  compliments all the ingredients so well. I love making this for summer parties and gatherings with friends. Note: You can find sweet chili sauce in the international food isles… Continue reading Chickpea Salad with Cashews, Snow Peas, and Sweet Chili Sauce