Raw food diet recipes can be found in the thousands, and some of these recipes are very simple and easy while others may be more complex and advanced. Some of these recipes are simple to make, healthy to eat, and so delicious that even those not following a raw food diet will be tempted. One of these recipes is Carob Nut Cookies, and it is very easy to make. Just 3 simple ingredients are transformed into a healthy snack or dessert that is sure to please.
Place 3/4 of a cup of raw nuts into the container of a food processor. Any type of nut can be used as long as it is the raw version, and this includes walnuts, cashews, pecans, and many other nut types. Add 1 cup of raisins or dates to the food processor. Next you will need to add 1/4 of a cup of raw carob powder. Process all 3 ingredients together until completely mixed, leaving a sticky mixture. Roll into balls, lightly push a whole raw nut into the top of the cookie, and serve.
This is one of the most popular raw food diet recipes, and the health and nutritional benefits of this cookie is undisputed. Blueberry Spinach Smoothie is another favorite with many individuals. This drink makes an excellent snack r meal choice and it is packed full of nutrients.
In a blender combine 1 banana, 4 ice cubes, half a cup of blueberries that are fresh and not frozen, 1 whole cup of fresh spinach leaves, and a quarter of a cup of liquid. The liquid used can be cashew milk, fresh squeezed juice, or water, depending on personal preference. Blend all of the ingredients except the spinach leaves until thoroughly combined. Add the spinach and blend together a second time, then enjoy.
There are many other raw food diet recipes that take little time to prepare and only involve a few simple ingredients. This diet does not have to be bland, boring, or difficult to follow when there is such a large variety of recipes that can be found and used.