Raw food recipes with sunflower seeds

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.

Serve this raw version of a famous Middle Eastern dish on lettuce leaves, or accompanied by a fresh salad or cut vegetables.

When you want some punch with your crunch, make a bunch of these chips. And you needn’t feel guilty munching on these!

This traditional Russian celebration dish has been adapted for raw foods. If you didn't like canned beets as a kid, please give the raw beet root a try: you might fall in love with this powerful healing food.

Use any nuts, seeds and dry fruits you have on hand to make this holiday dish to share with friends and family. Your kids might give you a hand with decorating the edible Christmas tree.

You’ll find these celery logs a terrific hors d’oeuvre, whether your guests are “all raw” or not.

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.

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.

Thanks goes out to Julia Kaplan for submitting the recipe for her favorite salad!

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