Almost Raw Recipes
Superfood salad with blueberries and pomegranate seeds
This salad is an amazing combination of superfoods, including pomegranate seeds and blueberries. Can you say antioxidants galore? This healthy salad contains mostly raw ingredients, so it's a good "almost raw" transitional meal.
Thai Green Papaya Salad Recipe - Raw Foods Recipe
This recipe for a popular and spicy Thai salad can be easily made raw with a few simple substitutions. Use nama shoyu (raw soy sauce) or Braggs for soy sauce and make sure the other ingredients you use are raw as well, including the peanuts and the sweetener.
Watercress Salad with Frissee and Avocado
A healthy and fresh watercress Sslad with frissee lettuce and avocado. Spicy jalapeno, tangy lime and a dash of salt add plenty of exciting flavors to this salad.
Strawberry salsa with cranberries recipe
For a burst of flavor, try this homemade raw transitional recipe for strawberry salsa with fresh herbs. Pair it with crunchy jicama sticks or flax crackers.
Mango aphrodisiac smoothie
This mango smoothie recipe is made with ground flax seeds and peanut butter for a protein boost. It's vegan and gluten-free with a soy-free option.
Chilled honeydew, canteloupe and cucumber soup recipe
Chilled honeydew, canteloupe and cucumber soup recipe. The recipe calls for salt and yogurt (which are not raw), but these could easily be omitted without affecting the flavor of this fresh melon and cucumber soup. A good nearly raw transition idea.
Broccoli Salad Recipe - Almost Raw Food Recipe
If you like carrot and raisin salad, give this similar recipe for broccoli salad a try. Reduce the amount of mayonnaise for a healthier and more raw salad.
Spicy "almost raw" gazpacho
A spicy vegan gazpacho soup recipe using mostly raw ingredients. Just omit the hot sauce and be sure to use all fresh and raw ingredients. Some strict raw foodists may not use vinegar, so beware when preparing this dish for other followers of a raw food diet. Enjoy this flavorful raw food diet transition recipe.
Easy hempseed oil vinaigrette salad dressing
Here's a simple way to whip up a hempseed oil balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing using hempseed oil, lemon juice and balsamic vinegar.
Hemp oil honey mustard salad dressing
Hemp oil honey mustard salad dressing. If you're looking for creative ways to use hemp, which is best used without heating it, salad dressing is the perfect choice. Make this hemp oil salad dressing vegan by using agave nectar in place of the honey.
Avocado Chili Soup
Make this spicy vegan avocado soup raw by using a raw almond milk, fresh chilies, and ommitting the sherry.
Spinach and Strawberry Salad Recipe- Raw Foods Salad Recipe
This nutty salad recipe is simple yet delicious! You can use fresh fruit instead of preserves in the dressing in order to make it raw.
Thai Pineapple Salad with Cucumber and Peanuts
Use fresh, raw ingredients to make this Thai pineapple salad, and you'll have a vegetarian and vegan dish that is "almost" raw, and super, super healthy! To make it a fully raw food recipe, omit the sugar (or use agave instead) and use a raw soy sauce.
Chilled tomato and avocado soup recipe
Chilled tomato and avocado soup recipe - a vegetarian and vegan chilled summer soup recipe to be served cold. The only non-raw ingredients are salt and a bit of optional olive oil. A nice and filling raw food transitional meal.
Classic bread-thickened gazpacho soup
Classic bread-thickened gazpacho soup. A vegetarian and vegan cold soup recipe for summer made with tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, red pepper and flavored with a bit of cumin and cayenne.
Raw Spaghetti Sauce Recipe - Raw Foods Recipe
The flavor from this recipe comes from the generous amount of fresh basil, so be sure not to omit it!
Salsa Verde Recipe - Raw Foods Salsa Verde Recipe
From About.com's Guide to Mexican Cuisine, this recipe can be made raw by substituting raw chiles for roasted.
Blueberry coconut smoothie recipe
Blueberries and coconut are a powerfully delicious combination in this beautiful blue breakfast smoothie.
Chinese Cucumber Salad Recipe - Raw Foods Recipes - Asian Cucumbers
To make this Asian cucumber salad recipe truly raw, substitute 1 tsp of agave nectar for the sugar and be sure to use raw sesame oil rather than toasted. Agave nectar can be found in the baking aisle of most health food stores.
Raw Foods Chinese Cole Slaw Recipe - Asian Coleslaw - Raw Foods Recipe
This Asian inspired recipe comes from About.com's Guide to Chinese Cuisine. To make it 100% raw, use raw sesame seeds instead of toasted.
Sweet Asian Melon Bowl - Raw Foods Recipes
Asian fruits are sweetened with sugar in this recipe from About.com's Chinese Cuisine Guide, but, to make it raw, simply substitute 1/3 cup agave nectar for the sugar. What a lovely recipe!