Raw vegan diets are based on the principles of veganism and raw eating, where one eats only raw foods that are made of vegan ingredients. The health benefits that raw vegan diets promise are motivating many to try the diet style. Even if you cannot go fully raw vegan, you may still include some healthy raw vegan recipes in your diet.
Here are a few raw vegan recipes that you are going to love.
Raw Alfredo Sauce
The delicious cashew-based alfredo sauce is great in all kinds of diets including the raw vegan diet.
- thick cashew milk or cashew cream-1/2 cup
- garlic -1 clove
- miso-1 tsp
- ¼ small onion
- nutritional yeast-2 tbsp
- fresh lemon juice-1 tsp
- olive oil(cold-pressed) or some other oil-1 tbsp
In a blender, process the cashew milk/cashew cream fresh lemon juice, garlic, miso, olive oil, chopped onion, and nutritional yeast until you get a thick creamy mixture. You will have to blend at medium-high speed for about a minute.
You can adjust the flavors as you like.
Spicy Mango Ginger Soup
The spicy Mango Ginger soup is made of healthy and fresh vegan ingredients, all raw.
- 1 large mango-destoned and peeled
- ½ onion-chopped
- 1 to 2 small chili peppers-minced
- cold water-1/2 cup
- Juice of 1 lemon
- ginger-1/2 cup(minced or grated)
Add all the ingredients to a blender and process until smooth. Serve the soup chilled.
Pad Thai Salad
The Pad-Thai salad inspired by Thai cuisine will win your taste buds.
- 1 red bell pepper -cut into strips. You may also use yellow bell pepper
- bean sprouts-2 cups
- green onions-4-diced
- Juice of 1 lemon
- cold-pressed olive oil- 1 tbsp
- sea salt-1/4 tsp
- fresh cilantro -chopped- 1/2 cup
- nuts- 3/4 cup. You can chop or crush them or use them raw. Use cashews, peanuts, or almonds.
Peel the zucchinis into thin strips. Use a vegetable peeler or large grater for peeling.
In a large bowl, mix the zucchini strips, green onions, bell pepper strips, and cilantro. Add the cold-pressed olive oil and lemon juice to the mixture and sprinkle some salt over it. Toss all the ingredients gently to combine them well.
Adding a few raw vegan diets to your daily diet is a healthy choice you can make.