Yummy Raw Food Recipes to Try at Home

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Photo by: Bigstockphoto

Whether you are watching what you eat or you want to develop healthy eating habits, you will benefit from replacing processed foods with whole foods. Raw food is healthy because it does not contain preservatives and synthetic flavors. And meals made from raw ingredients are so easy to prepare! In today’s post, we are sharing our yummiest raw food recipes you need to try:

Quinoa and Cauliflower Salad

You will need:

For the Salad

1 cup sprouted quinoa
1 medium cauliflower, broken into florets
½ cup pumpkin seeds
¾ cup fresh cranberries (leave some for garnishing)
½ bunch flat leaf parsley, chopped
½ bunch mint leaves, chopped
100 grams rocket
¼ red onion, finely sliced
1 tablespoon tamari
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 tablespoon Manuka honey
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

For the Dressing

Cashew Miso Dressing:

¼ cup Shiro miso
¼ cup coconut nectar
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
¼ cup olive oil
½ cup cashews, soaked and drained
2 to 4 tablespoons water
Salt and pepper to taste


In a large bowl, toss the cauliflower florets in tamari, paprika, raw honey, apple cider vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast the florets in the oven or dehydrate using a dehydrator at 115°F for 4 hours then set aside. Combine all the other ingredients and toss. Set aside.

In a blender, mix all the dressing ingredients and blend until smooth. Adjust the texture with water if necessary. Incorporate all ingredients in a large bowl, add the dressing and toss. Serve immediately.

Pumpkin and Chestnut Soup

You will need:

2 cups room temperature water
2 to cups butternut pumpkin, peeled, seeded and chopped into cubes
1 carrot
½ shallot stick
½ celery stick
¼ zucchini
10 chestnuts, shelled
1 stock cube
2 basil leaves
1 small sprig parsley
½ sprig rosemary
½ sprig thyme

For Garnish

Yogurt cream
Chopped chives
Cracked pepper


Put all ingredients in a blender and process for 3 to 6 minutes or until you achieved your preferred smoothness. Pour the blended ingredients into a small pot and heat for about 10 minutes. You can add a little water to thin out the soup. Pour the soup into a small bowl, garnish with chopped chives, yogurt cream, nutmeg, and cracked peppers and serve.

Cabbage and Apple Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette

You will need:

3 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon honey
½ teaspoon minced garlic
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 cups packed shredded red cabbage
2 cups packed shredded Napa cabbage
2 cups thinly sliced Granny Smith apple
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
¼ cup golden raisins, soaked in warm water and drained
¼ cup toasted, unsalted sunflower seeds


In a small bowl, wish the first five ingredients in olive oil, salt and pepper then set aside. In a large bowl toss the cabbages together with apple slices and lemon juice. Now add the apple, raisins and sunflower seeds to the cabbage. Toss the dressing and garnish with remaining seeds. Serve and enjoy!

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