Vegan Pumpkin Donuts

Time: 30 to 60 minutes

Whole grain flour / polenta or semolina 100g
Corn or rice flour 50g

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Practical harm of meat globally and privately

People have been eating meat as food since the ice age. Anthropologists argue that it was then that a person refused a vegetable diet in favor of meat food. This “custom” has been conveyed by a significant part of humanity to the present day, someone has done it because of necessity (for example, Eskimos), living conditions or habits. But more often than not, the reason is a simple misunderstanding. Over the past fifty years, renowned health professionals, biochemists and nutritionists have found convincing evidence: to stay healthy, eating meat is not necessary, on the contrary, a diet that is acceptable to predators can harm a person.

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What happens to the body when you become a vegan

Maybe you are a vegetarian and are considering moving to a new, more advanced level of nutrition, or you have eaten meat all your life, but decided to change your diet and switch to plant foods … In any case, veganism is a very serious life change. This is more than just abandoning animal products. The body will encounter certain changes, but do not worry, these are natural and normal processes. Let’s get to know them:

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Vegetarianism and a raw food diet – a way to improve the body or a source of irreparable harm?

Everyone knows that vegetarianism as a way of eating excludes animal products from the diet. But most of us have a vague idea of ​​what a raw food diet is. Meanwhile, the answer is obvious. A raw food diet is a way of eating that excludes the consumption of all foods cooked at temperatures above 42 °. Nevertheless, in that case or in another case, the diet is built on the basis of the same principles, we will analyze …

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Lean Greek Fasolada Soup

Fasolada is one of the popular soups of Greek and Cypriot cuisines. This is probably the easiest dish to cook, which blends perfectly with fresh bread and olives. The main ingredients are very few – beans, carrots, celery, onions, tomatoes and olive oil. The Greeks call beans “caviar of the poor.” But even ceasing to be poor, the Greeks could not wean from their beloved fasolada. Very tasty, hearty and nutritious soup. And, of course, very useful!

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Soy milk

Soy milk is one of the most popular and healthy herbal drinks in the world. But it is not so easy to find really tasty and healthy milk in the store, so we will teach you to cook it at home.

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Buckwheat Cookies without sugar

1 medium carrot (as an option you can do with a pumpkin, about 250 g)

3/4 tbsp. pitted raisins

1 tbsp. applesauce (about 200 g)

2 tbsp.  vegetable oil

1/2 tsp soda

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Raw food cakes

Raw food carrot cake

Ingredients for the dough

Carrots – 3 pcs. large size;

Dates – 10 pcs. medium size;

Walnuts – 6 tbsp.;

Raisin – 1 tbsp. with a slide;

Coconut oil – 0.5 tbsp;

Spices dry, ground: cinnamon, ginger.

Ingredients for cream

Cashews – 200 g;

Coconut oil – 1.5 tbsp.

Coconut milk – 7 tbsp.;

Honey – 2.5 tbsp;

Lemon juice – 1-2 tsp.

Prepare the ingredients by soaking them in clean drinking water:

  1. Cashews – for 3-8 hours (the pomp and tenderness of the cream depends on their moisture content)
  2. Walnuts – for 1 hour
  3. Raisin – for 30 minutes.

We start grinding the prepared ingredients in a blender. First, twist the walnuts and peeled carrots (pre-cut it into pieces). Then add dates.


Our goal for dough consistency is moderate density, i.e. a mixture of small pieces – with a fraction of friability.

At the end of the dough, add spices, raisins and coconut oil.

Now let’s do the cream:

Cashew + lemon juice + coconut milk and butter + honey = all ingredients are carefully mashed and whipped in a blender.

If you do not have a powerful blender or a combine, then to get a really delicate cream in a regular kitchen blender, you should keep the cashew in water for at least 12 hours, ideally – 24 hours.

We make a cake

  1. Divide the dough and cream in half.
  2. We stamp one half of the dough with a round cake.
  3. Smear half the cream on the cake.
  4. Top puts the cake from the second half of the test.
  5. We coat the entire cake with the remaining cream.
  6. Decorate with raisins and chopped nuts.

Before serving, cool in the refrigerator – up to 4 hours.

Coconut Raw Food Cake

We need

Coconut chips – 200 g;

Bananas – 4 pcs. large size;

Kiwi – 10 pieces (put off 4 pieces for topping);

Dates – 400 g. Or other dried fruits, especially tasty with raisins and prunes in equal proportions;

Hazelnuts – 200 g or other nuts – from your favorites;

Currants – 10-15 pcs. for decoration.

  1. Grind water-soaked dates in a blender at high speed. For convenience and speed – pour some water.
  2. Add soaked nuts to the blender and continue to chop. Our goal is sticky sticky dough.
  3. From the test mixture, we tamp the cake in a baking mold of medium size (up to 25 cm), we form small sides.
  4. We clean and grind bananas in a blender.
  5. Add coconut chips to bananas.
  6. Half of the resulting fruit and coconut mixture is distributed over the nut cake.
  7. We clean the kiwi and cut it into beautiful small triangles. Spread the pieces evenly over the banana-coconut mix.
  8. Spread over the pieces of kiwi the second half of the mixture. It turns out a thin filler layer, as if the pieces of kiwi were mixed in banana-coconut puree.

Decorate the cake on request. After completing the design, put the cake in the fridge – for 4 hours.

Remember that kiwi slices are very beautiful! We can play them with geometry. Especially, if you dilute the juicy green color with burgundy patches of currant berries.

Raw banana cake


Walnuts – 300 g;

Dates – 4 pcs .;

Bananas – 3 pcs (2 per dough, 1 per stuffing);

Coconut chips – optional, for decoration.

  1. We arm with a blender and twist walnuts + dates + 2 bananas for the dough.
  2. After the mash for the filling 1 banana.
  3. We collect a small cake: dough + stuffing + topping from coconut chips.
  4. Another raw food masterpiece goes to the fridge in order to grasp in 3 hours and be ready for delicious eating!

Creative experiments

And now let’s pay a little attention to creative experiments. Kerob fits perfectly into this recipe – for all chocolate taste lovers: add it to the banana filling and topping.

When summer comes, you can make a filling of your favorite berries, for example, from strawberries. In autumn, bananas can be replaced by persimmon (you may need to thicken slightly with nuts, dried apricots or coconut flakes).

In winter – a layer of thawed cherries, cut into semicircles. Look for your ways and new combinations! And then your craving to create culinary masterpieces for raw foodists will not stagnate even in low-hulking raw food cooking.

Raw food cake with nuts and dried fruit

This cake is prepared using the same technology as previous recipes. It contains three layers.

The first layer of cake:

(sunflower seeds + dates) 200 g of each component

The second layer of cake:

(dried apricots + almonds) 200 grams of each component + zest of ½ lemon + lemon juice (1-2 tbsp)

The third layer of cake:

coconut 150 g + almond 200 g + coconut oil 1-2 tbsp. + honey 1 -2 tbsp + lemon juice 1-2 tbsp.

Recall that nuts and seeds should be soaked in water at room temperature for at least 3 hours before cooking, and dried fruits – at least 30 minutes.

We collect the cake, tamping the layers alternately – in the form for baking, greased with vegetable oil, or in a bowl, covered with food film. Put the cake to cool in the fridge for 4 hours.

By the way, this cake is wonderfully stored for a celebration, being cooked the night before. And what a beautiful cut you get by choosing this particular recipe!

Conveniently, you can substitute any of the layers of cake for raw foodists with juicy cream of raw seasonal fruits, which are pureed with a small amount of soft nuts.

It offers strawberries, peaches, nectarines, oranges and currants. You can also experiment with brightly colored vegetables – pumpkin and beetroot. If necessary, sweeten – add honey, and to the beets do not forget about prunes.

Beautifully decorate the cake – not a problem either! For example, slices of kiwi and small triangular slices from a round slice of orange. A delightful contrasting combination of vibrant natural colors!

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Vegan kulich

Walnut – 100 g.
Almond – 200 g
Sesame – 50 g
Flax seeds – 50 g.
Cinnamon – 1 tsp.
Dates – 150 g.
Orange – 2 pcs.
Ground nutmeg – ½ tsp.
Raisin – 100 g
Dried apricots – 50 g
Cardamom – ½ tsp

  1. Grind walnuts and almonds with a blender. It is necessary that the nuts are crushed to a state of flour.
  2. Grind sesame and flax with a coffee grinder.
  3. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom in a blender to the nuts, mix.
  4. Transfer the mixture from the blender into a large bowl, and into the blender, load dried apricots and dates (before that, it is better to soak them in warm water for 15 minutes).
  5. Using a grater, rub the orange zest into the bowl.
  6. To dates and dried apricots, add the juice of one orange. Crush.
  7. In a bowl to the nuts shift the mixture of blender and coffee grinder. Stir the dough using a spatula. Add raisins and mix again.
  8. Form a cake and place it in a form wrapped inside with cling film. Tamp the mass.
  9. Put the cake in the fridge for an hour. After removing from the form, decorate with poppy seeds, coconut chips, grated nuts.

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