This easy vegan cream of tomato soup is the perfect way to use up an abundance of summer tomatoes. It's quick, super easy and so unbelievably delicious that I ate it for three months straight without getting sick of it.
Oil-free recipes and articles
I don’t tend to use oils in my recipes generally, but these recipes are guaranteed to be free of any added oils, refined or cold-pressed.
This raw vegan banana raspberry smoothie is a quick and delicious way to use up a summer bounty of fresh raspberries. With just four ingredients, this smoothie is super easy to make, and even easier to drink. Sweet, creamy and tangy. Mmmmmm.
This raw kelp noodle chili salad is a quick, easy and delicious way to start using kelp noodles. It takes barely 10 minutes to pull together, it's amazingly low in fat and yet it's also incredibly tasty and satisfying. Yum.
Raw chocolate hemp pudding with only four ingredients - dates, hemp, cacao & vanilla - and the richness and creaminess you'd expect from chocolate mousse. But it's dairy-free and nut-free! So simple, so quick and SO delicious. You will thank me, I promise.
This raw caramel sauce is also vegan and paleo, takes barely 5 minutes to make and is a rich, creamy, sweet and decadent topping for just about anything. Like fruit salad, ice-cream, raw cake, or even just a spoon.
This raw vegan mango lassi is sweet, tangy and creamy - everything a perfect mango lassi needs to be. Full of flavour and fresh, whole ingredients - mango, banana, cashews and dates. So tasty and sweet, it's like dessert in a glass.
These watermelon Christmas trees are the perfect raw treat to take to any party. Frankly they're so impressive, so delicious and SO easy, I say take them everywhere! And I can tell you from experience, they're a great way to encourage kids to eat more fruit - my 4yo daughter loves them.
I've eaten this crunchy hemp coconut fruit salad for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It's light enough and yet filling enough to be eaten at any time of day, and you can make it in 5 minutes flat, with no special equipment necessary.
This healthy, homemade, oil free popcorn is fast and easy to make on the stove-top, and also incredibly delicious. It's also vegan, wholefood and great fun to make with kids. I just love it.
This raw pina colada smoothie combines the rich and creamy taste of coconut milk with the tang of fresh pineapple, which is then perfectly melded together with banana, dates and vanilla. And did I mention that there's tiny paper umbrellas?
This amazing delicious, incredibly versatile winter green smoothie recipe uses pears, apples and bananas, and works amazingly well with every leafy green I’ve thrown at it. So far I’ve tried spinach, chard/silverbeet, arugula/roquette, kale, bok choy, chicory, collards and chinese broccoli. Amazing.
This vegan chocolate coconut ice cream recipe gives you rich, flavoursome, creamy scoops of chocolate goodness. It's also nut-free and kid-friendly, and it goes so well with so many things. In my case, it's usually more chocolate.
This raw vegan almond milk is so simple and fast to make, and turns out rich and creamy. And it’s so delicious with everything – on homemade raw muesli, with raw chocolate fudge brownies, or just in a glass on its own.
What do you get when you cross raw coconut macaroons with chocolate? Raw chocolate coconut macaroons, of course! So simple and so delicious, and being nut-free, gluten-free and dairy-free, they're perfect for social gatherings and school lunches.
This high raw rice salad is based around cooked rice and packed full of raw veggies, so it's satisfying, healthy and bursting with flavour and nutrition. You'd be proud to take this salad to your next potluck or function because healthy or not, it tastes absolutely fantastic.
With just four wholesome ingredients, these raw date coconut macaroons are gorgeous balls of pure bliss. Just coconut, dates, vanilla beans and a pinch of salt, which makes them gluten-free, nut-free, vegan and paleo. So simple, so easy, so quick, so tasty! Just. Too. Delicious.
I didn't appreciate the importance of this simple raw food staple at first. But do you know just how many things you can put on raw flax crackers? All of them. Seriously. So I’d like to suggest that if you’re trying to eat more raw, or even just a bit healthier, that flax crackers are a MUST.
This raw taco salad is so delicious. I can't believe how much salad greens I'm eating. And I always feel full and satisfied afterwards, like I've eaten the heartiest winter meal.
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~ Nikki, Eating Vibrantly