You know already you can add dandelion flowers to salads and smoothies. But did you know they can be part of a sweet treat? Unlike the leaves, dandelion flowers are not bitter, and offer many health benefits along with a splash of color to brighten your day.
Raw Recipe Types Snack Recipes
Here’s a quick, tasty, and filling meal starring sesame seeds—an excellent source of calcium. Grind up your sesame seeds for better assimilation. You can also try ground flax seeds as a substitute. Listen to your body: it will tell you exactly which seeds would be most beneficial for you at the moment. You can use any kind of berries or fruits in season for your porridge.
Asparagus season is here! Asparagus is rich in glutathione, an antioxidant found within our cells, which helps us to detoxify and fight cell-damaging free radicals. The avocado, also present in this recipe, helps the body boost glutathione production as well.
Along with juicing and using sunchokes in salads and soups, you can also incorporate them into “meat” balls, vegetable patties or latkes, like in the recipe below. The latkes make perfect non-messy finger foods, and can be used with a variety of dips or spreads.
Say “I love you!” with beets! Beautiful color, pleasant taste, exquisite texture and an added bonus of nutritional boost thanks to the spinach, asparagus and of course the beets. Learn more about the wonders of beets in my article Benefits of Beets: Eye Bag Remedy.
Another idea for an appetizer to add to your arsenal of quick raw food recipes – this one with the power of raw garlic to keep you healthy during the flu season.
Use any fruit or berries you like in this recipe. A simple, quick and delicious way to use chestnuts when they are in season.
Remember eating those “fruit on the bottom” yogurts as a kid? Well now you can make one from scratch and without any preservatives. Enjoy this thick and smooth- textured yogurt made from a young Thai coconut.
With only a handful of ingredients and minimal effort you can charm your family and friends with a nutritious and satisfying holiday dessert that can double as an energizing breakfast.
It’s hard to get kids (or adults!) to avoid refined sugar on Halloween, but sometimes when familiar food is presented in a new way, even picky eaters will take to healthy snacks.