Baba Ghanoush

(eggplant spread, makes about 2 cups) Eggplant contains chlorogenic acid, one of the most potent free-radical scavengers found in plants. Benefits of chlorogenic acid: anti-cancer, antimicrobial, anti-LDL (bad cholesterol), and anti-viral. It is also high in fiber. If you don’t like garlic, you can modify the amount specified. This recipe comes from the book “Rawmazing” by Susan […]

Roasted Root Veggies

a great recipe for cooler days! Ingredients: 1 pound yellow potatoes, cut into 1 ” cubes 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1″ cubes 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into 1″ pieces 1 large beet, peeled and cut into 1″ cubes 1 large red onion, cut into 1″ chunks 3 TB avocado oil […]

HarDarshan’s Blackened Cauliflower Bowls

3-4 servings Ingredients: 1 cauliflower head, broken into florets. 1/4 cup olive oil 1 TB soy sauce 2 tsp. smoked paprika. 1 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. garlic salt 1/2 tsp. allspice 1/2 tsp. kosher salt freshly ground black pepper Cooked brown or white rice or quinoa, your favorite salsa verde, and sliced avocado for serving […]

HarDarshan’s Sesame Cucumber Noodles

3 medium cucumbers, made into noodles with a spiralizer or vegetable peeler 2 carrots, julienned or spiralized 1/4 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves, finely chopped. For the dressing: 1 TB sesame seeds 2 TB lime juice 1 TB toasted sesame oil 1 tsp. finely grated fresh ginger. 1 garlic clove finely grated. 1/4 tsp red […]

HarDarshan’s Power Bowl

Ingredients: 4 cups kale, washed and de-stemmed. 1 TB olive oil 1 avocado peeled and sliced. 1/2 cup carrot strips 1 cup black beans, cooked. 1/2 cup purple cabbage, sliced thinly 1/2 cup sweet potato, cut into ribbons Dressing: 2 TB olive oil 1/2 lemon, juiced sea salt and cracked black pepper to taste On […]

Hibiscus Rose Latte

Ingredients: 2 cups plant-based milk 3 TB rose petals 1 1/2 TB hibiscus loose tea or 2 tea bags 2 TB maple syrup 1/2 tsp. beetroot powder (for color, optional) Boil water and steep the rose petals, hibiscus tea, and beetroot powder in 1 cup of boiling water for 5 minutes. Strain the tea and […]

Raw Vegan Holiday Persimmon Pudding

6 ripe Fuyu persimmons, minus the stem and leaf 1 banana, peeled 1 to 1 1/2 cups water (depending on the juiciness of the persimmon) 1/4 cup medjool dates, pitted 1 fresh vanilla bean 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg place all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until a smooth and […]

Easy Chia Pudding

This can be a fun breakfast and will give you energy for the day! Ingredients: 2 heaping TB chia seeds 1 cup non-dairy milk 2 tsp. maple syrup Fresh fruit like berries In a bowl, combine chia seeds and milk. Whisk together with a fork, then wait a couple of minutes and whisk again to […]

HarDarshan’s Chia Pudding Breakfast

Start with a basic chia pudding blend: In a bowl or mason jar, for each serving, put in: 4 TB chia seeds 1 cup of plant based milk of your choice 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 TB. of maple syrup. Whisk well, put in the fridge, and a bit later, whisk again to avoid clumping. […]

Green Smoothie Bowl

recipe by Kelsey Riley Ingredients: 1 cup kale 1 frozen banana 1 cup coconut water 1/2 cup frozen pineapple 1/4 cup avocado 1/4 cup cucumber 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice In a blender, place kale and coconut water and process until well blended. Then add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy. Put […]