Raw Main Course Recipes

Simple Delicious Guacamole

A few days ago, my taste buds felt a strong desire for pure tomato juice from heirloom tomatoes. The question arose: What to do with the pulp? I decided to mix it with two small Hass avocados. I squeezed in a little lemon juice and a pinch of salt. The result: an incredible guacamole. I had my two meals: I drank my juice and I ate a bowl of guacamole. I haven’t eaten avocados regularly since 2007. Just didn’t feel like it. But now I’m feeling the urge to have these two meals every day.  I suspect I’ll keep this up as long as I can get fresh homegrown heirloom tomatoes.

Day Lily Buds with Wood Sorrel Pesto

Don’t we all love it when our food comes from our own backyard? On the menu today are highly nutritious wild edible plants: day lilies and wood sorrel.

Aubergine Burritos

Keep your energy up and forget about hunger with these simple burritos. This eggplant appetizer packs a load of micro-nutrients thanks to watercress, basil and cilantro to help nourish your every cell.

Raw Vegan Sushi with Spicy Mustard Sauce

Enjoy the familiar taste of sushi minus the cooked rice. Our raw sushi is just as delicious as the traditional version, and a little practice will make you into a perfect sushi roller in no time.

Bird’s Nest Salad with Citrus Dressing

Celebrate Easter and welcome spring with this not-your-ordinary salad. Children will be delighted to help you with the nest-building business!

Kiwi Coconut Pudding

Pudding is the simplest raw dessert you can whip up at a moment’s notice. Thick and satisfying, it can replace your whole meal, so not only will you eat your dessert first, but you will eat only dessert!

Portobello Open Sandwiches

Portobello mushrooms never fail to give us the “grounded” feeling we sometimes seek, and their earthy flavor reminds us that spring is on its way.

Pomodoro Lasagna

The recipe is easy to make, and it goes together quicker than it looks so please don’t let the list of ingredients put you off. This is a delicious dish and well worth making. For best results, plan this dish a couple days ahead so the cheese can ferment. Recipe generously submitted by Mimi Kirk of youngonrawfood.com

Hearty Winter Muesli

On the days when you’d like your meal to be a little denser than usual, consider making muesli. Serve it for breakfast, lunch or dinner, and make sure to chew the grains thoroughly for optimum digestion. This is a very flexible recipe, allowing you to substitute grains for nuts or other grains, as well as your choice of dried and fresh fruits.

Veggie Kebabs in Pineapple Spice Marinade

Kebabs are a fun way to eat vegetables for both kids and kids-at-heart. You can customize the vegetable selection based on your family’s preferences and seasonal availability.

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