Vegan & Raw Food Recipes with Lemon

Tomato Basil Borsch

This tomato borsch, full of raw goodness, has no rivals among cooked soups. If you’re tired of raw salads, this soup offers a creative way to enjoy your health promoting vegetable juices, your greens and your veggies as never before.

Cucumber Rolls with Garlicky Beets Filling

An eye-catching appetizer for a potluck or just for snacking. Easy way to eat beets, which are especially good for cleansing at this time of the year.

Sesame Kale Salad

Resolving to become healthy in the New Year can start on new years’ eve. A refreshing salad that doesn’t require much time to put together will allow you to feel good about your resolutions and get a head start in reaching your health goals.

Whimsical Turkey ‘n Stuffing Salad

Who said that raw foodists don’t eat turkey and stuffing for Thanksgiving? Surely they do. Here’s what you get when you don’t have expectations: the stuffing that won’t cause a post-Thanksgiving meal nap, and the turkey that will make every guest, big and little, smile.

Persimmon Nut Cheese Delight

This recipe uses Hachiya (Japanese) persimmons, which are very soft when fully ripe. They are combined with macadamia nuts to make a filling meal, which can be as humble or as festive as you prefer.

Quinoa Tabouli

Quinoa is a seed of the Chenopodium Quinoa plant, grown widely in South America. It’s a good source of magnesium, phosphorus, iron and calcium for vegans and vegetarians, and boasts a wide array of essential amino acids.

Sprouted Chickpea Spread

The ultimate party dish, our raw hummus is made of garbanzo beans, just like the traditional hummus, except the beans are sprouted, and uncooked. Perfect with raw crackers and vegetables crudités.

Veggie Wraps with Plum Ginger Sauce

Fresh plums make a great base for sauce or salad dressing. Their sweet and lightly sour taste complements any neutral-flavor fruits and veggies.

Tzatziki

Inspired by my recent travels, the traditional Greek appetizer offered here has been adapted for the raw food diet. It is not only delicious, but versatile as well: eat as a meal, spread on crackers, or use as a veggie dip.

Macadamia Fig Fromage

For those days when fruit alone just won’t cut it and you would like something more grounding and filling for a meal. Raw macadamia nuts turned into “cheese” make a delicious filling for figs, a spread for crackers, or a dip for cut vegetables.

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