Raw, vegan diets have become more popular recently. To some, going raw may seem extreme, but we should all try to eat more raw foods as part of a healthy lifestyle. Raw food can be surprisingly delicious. Here are 10 raw dishes everyone needs to try, whether you’re raw or not. Round up some of these recipes, and you’ll be loving the raw lifestyle in no time at all!

1. Raw Blackberry Breakfast Chocolate CakeRaw Blackberry Breakfast Chocolate Cake

Made with cashews, almond pulp, coconut oil, cacao butter, and fruit, this decadent Raw Blackberry Breakfast Chocolate Cake is healthy enough for breakfast. It’s sweet and low in calories and carbohydrates.


2. Raw Chocolate Caramel Pecan CakeRaw Vegan Chocolate Caramel Pecan Cake

Grab yourself a slice of this Raw Chocolate Caramel Pecan Cake.  This decadent dessert includes a dark chocolate pecan cake base topped with a creamy, spiced caramel sauce and pecans.

3. Enchiladas With Chunky Salsa, Cheesy Sauce, and Spicy Nut MeatRaw Vegan Enchiladas with Chunky Salsa, Cheesy Sauce, and Spicy Nut Meat

You wont believe these Enchiladas With Chunky Salsa is raw and vegan. A salsa and walnut taco meat, spiced with cumin, and coriander, is wrapped up in tomato-corn tortillas and covered in a creamy cashew cheese sauce.

4. Raw Zucchini Pasta With Creamy Avocado-Cucumber SauceRaw Zucchini Pasta with Creamy Avocado-Cucumber Sauce

Pasta lovers will be impressed with this refreshing Raw Zucchini Pasta. Prepare noodles by cutting zucchini julienne style or spiralized. Then, make a creamy, non-dairy sauce using avocado and cucumber.

5. Raw Chocolate and Peanut Butter FudgeRaw Vegan Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fudge

This Raw Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fudge takes only five minutes to prepare and calls for only five ingredients: coconut oil, unsalted crunchy peanut butter, raw cacao, dates and unrefined sea salt.


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6. Raw Pizza With Red Pepper Flax CrustRaw Vegan Pizza with Red Pepper Flax Crust

Impress your date with this Raw Pizza With Red Pepper Flax Crust for two (or really impress yourself and eat a whole lotta pizza!). There’s a lot of flavor happening in this pizza, with the red pepper flax seed crust topped with fresh tomato sauce, veggies and a delicious non-dairy cheese made with pine nuts, nutritional yeast and garlic.

7. Raw Lavender Lemon CheesecakeRaw Vegan Lavender Lemon Cheesecake

This Raw Lavender Lemon Cheesecake tastes like a lighter version of a key lime pie with lavender added. Its creamy filling and crunchy crust plus the whipped cream will make you forget it’s a raw, vegan dessert.


8. Raw Moroccan Vegetable and Chickpea StewRaw Moroccan Vegetable and Chickpea Stew with Spicy Orange Cauliflower Couscous

Prepare this Raw Moroccan Vegetable and Chickpea Stew on a day when you have time to spare. Flavors of cumin, turmeric, cinnamon, and lemon are paired with spicy cauliflower couscous with oranges, cranberries and walnuts and a side of kale. It’s a perfect dinner for a warm winter night.

9. Raw Fruit and Coconut Ice Cream Cake With Brownie CrustRaw Fruit & Coconut Ice Cream Cake with Brownie Crust

The beautiful presentation of this Raw Fruit and Coconut Ice Cream Cake makes it a fantastic show-off dessert for a party. The crust is made from walnuts, oats, dates, cacao powder. The raw, vegan ice cream gets its creamy texture from banana and coconut milk.

10. Raw Strawberry Banana Cream CakeRaw Vegan Strawberry Banana Cream Cake

This Raw Strawberry Banana Cream Cake calls only for fruit, nuts, and coconut oil. Its simple, sweet filling makes it a great dessert choice for a spring party.

As you can see from this array of fabulous dishes, eating raw doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor. From tasty breakfasts and quick lunches to impressive dinners and beautiful desserts, you can make a raw version of most dishes, whether savory or sweet.


Lead image source: Raw Pizza With Red Pepper Flax Crust