Vegan & Raw Food Recipes with Lemon

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.

Watermelon Sweet Mint Soup

A quick refreshing sweet soup for those really hot summer days when nothing gives quite the satisfaction of light and juicy fruits.

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.

Patriotic Bird Bites and Poppers

Here are some ideas for any 4th of July party you may be hosting or attending. These finger foods are sure to delight any crowd.

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.

Apple Cream Pie

America’s favorite pie is climbing up a few notches on the health scale. Sugar-free, gluten-free, soy-free, corn-free, casein-free, and cooking-free! What better way to introduce your family and friends to raw foods?

Hemp Coconut Salad Dressing

Coconut and hemp seeds provide a perfect marriage of complete protein and healthy plant-based fats to round up any green salad.

Raw Ranch Dressing

Ranch, a universal salad dressing, lovingly prepared at home from raw ingredients, will delight your taste buds and help you eat more greens without the detrimental effect of the unhealthy oils and additives of a commercial dressing.

Lemon Garlic Dressing

Here’s a basic salad dressing you can quickly whip up at home to help wean you off of those store-bought salad dressings.

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