Raw food recipes with cashew

There’s been lots of buzz lately about matcha tea. If you want to wean yourself off coffee, matcha makes a great alternative.

It has one fifth the caffeine of your cappuccino. It provides sustainable energy, without the spike and later crash that coffee brings, with three times the antioxidants of regular green tea. It contains high levels of chlorophyll. And its polyphenols, called catechins, have possible cancer-preventive properties.

Talk up these details of matcha tea to your guests as you serve them this delicious raw cake at a holiday gathering—say, Mother’s Day. They’ll feel great after a piece of this cake and next time will ask for more!

Nut or seed cheese is used in numerous raw food recipes, so it is one of the first steps you need to learn in raw-food preparation. Once you know how to make a raw cheese, you are already halfway to becoming a raw-food chef. Let us begin...

Love me tender, love me sweet…with these scrumptious slices of cheesecake. This creamy raw cashew-based cheesecake topped with strawberry puree is a perfect dessert to treat your valentine.

Decidedly not your ordinary pasta…or your ordinary sauce. Yet it’s easy, quick, and delicious, with just a touch of the exotic.

It’s raw…but any guest will tell you: It’s definitely like having the real thing!

When you’re not up for some big, heavy dessert, here’s a nice, mini-dessert sure to please family and guests alike.

These make fabulous finger foods for picnics, potlucks, receptions, and events of all kinds.

 

Cashew “cheese” makes a nice substitute for real cheese—perfect if you’re trying to wean yourself off dairy. You can use it in lots of raw food recipes, including wraps, raw pizzas, patés and spreads.

 

Raw vegan ice cream as a holiday treat, anyone? You bet, and a very simple recipe too, featuring frozen bananas, cashews and fresh summer berries.

Refreshing soup based on electrolyte-rich coconut water. Lemongrass, goji, and coconut flesh “noodles” are added for texture and flavor.

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