6 Delicious & Good-For-You Raw Recipes Made From Fresh Fruits & Vegetables
Incorporating a wide variety of wholesome raw foods into your diet gives your body the vital nutrients it needs to run on clean, lasting energy. We’ve put together this bountiful assortment of vibrant whole-food recipes to simplify your dietary lifestyle, as we open up to the world of healthy, clean eating this Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month.
A true powerhouse of nutrition, this heavenlyAcai Bowlis brimming with sweet, fruity flavors and crunchy texturesand is full of fiber, antioxidants and healthy fats. They’re a wonderful way to start your day. Top yours with granola, fresh sliced banana and strawberries, a scoop of almond butter, toasted nuts, and shredded coconut. Even add cacao nibs for a tasty chocolate twist! These acai bowls come together in a few short minutes with your Kalorik 8-Piece Nutrition Blender Set.
“Chill” out with this flavor-rich cold soup, as we slide into the steamy summer months. Gazpacho is chock-full of nutrients, and it’s delightfully refreshing on a hot afternoon or balmy evening. It also makes great use of all those beautiful colorful veggies growing in your garden! Make a classic tomato recipe, or incorporate other veggies like carrots or zucchini. Even try an Eastern-European variation with beets, dill, and potatoes. Or, explore a spectacular sweet corn gazpacho by combining super-sweet summer corn with tomatoes, bell peppers, garlic, and a generous squeeze of lime. Looking for an even sweeter variation? Try it with mango, orange, and cilantro. Whip up your favorite gazpacho variation in minutes with theKalorik 1400W High-Powered Blenderwhich features a one-touch smart mode for Soup to ensure best results.
This aromatic herb-based sauce is delicious served over pasta, spread on a sandwich, drizzled on a salad, or topped on pizza or fresh mozzarella cheese. Pesto is traditionally made by crushing basil, garlic, cheese, pine nuts, and olive oil. It can also be prepared with a variety of other herbs and ingredients. For a vegan variation that skips the cheese but doesn’t skimp on flavor, mix together the traditional ingredients, but add a little nutritional yeast. This will give a little bit of that cheesy color and flavor. Alternatively, you can add a spoonful of tahini to add more voluminous texture and that savory element. Whip up your pesto in a flash with the Kalorik Cordless Electric Food Chopper.
Artisanal Cucumber Veggie Wraps
This delicious appetizer can be made with fresh cucumber or raw zucchini that’s sliced and wrapped around your favorite julienned veggies like bell peppers, carrots, and sprouts. Top with a dollop of homemade vegan pesto for a burst of flavor. Simply slice your cucumber or zucchini using theKalorik 200 Watts Professional Food Slicerand place on a hard surface. Top cucumber slices with a generous spoonful of pesto, then follow with the sprouts and a couple pieces of the julienned vegetables. Roll into a wrap and insert a toothpick through the center to hold in place. Top with fresh-cracked pepper and a sprinkle of coarse mineral salt, such as Himalayan salt.
Double-dipping is approved when salsa tastes this good! This flavorfulHomemade Salsarecipe combines fresh tomato, garlic, jalapeno, onion, lime, and cilantro, and is delicious served with tortilla chips, plantain chips, or yuca chips as a delicious snack or side dish. This salsa is super easy to make, so grab yourKalorik 3-in-1 Immersion Blender, Mixer and Chopperand get started.
Raw Avocado Chocolate Mousse
Satisfy your chocolate addiction in a healthy way with this phenomenal vegan chocolate mousse. Made with avocado, banana, and cocoa powder, this dairy-free, raw vegan sensation will easily rival any of its non-vegan counterparts! Use a natural sweetener like maple syrup, honey, or agave, or for a sugar-free edition, try stevia or monk fruit. Blend one avocado with one banana, 3 tablespoons cocoa powder, 3 tablespoons natural sweetener, a teaspoon of pure vanilla extract, about a ½ cup coconut milk, and a dash of cinnamon in yourKalorik Personal Blender. Blend and serve in a beautiful dish, topped with coconut whipped cream and shaved dark chocolate for garnish.