Anna’s Raw Vegan recipes

Below you will find the recipes for:

Raw Vegan nut or seed milk

This is the most common thing that we make daily here.
You will need any nuts like almond, hazelnut, walnut, cashew or seeds like sunflower, sesame etc. They need to be raw.
For 1 liter of milk put 1 tea cup of the nuts or seed to soak in water for overnight ( between 2 and 6 hours is also enough). It’s better if the water is filtered or from a spring source.
In the morning throw this water away and wash the nuts through running water.
Then in a higher pot or can, add 4 cups of water, 1 tea spoon of pure honey and salt on the top of the spoon.
Instead of honey you can use a little bit of dried fruit like raisins, dates, figs etc and if you like any particular flavor like vanilla, cacao now is the time to add them πŸ™‚
Then in a high speed blender blend all the ingredients for 2-3 minutes until the nuts are in small pieces.
Through a cotton cheese cloth squeeze them in a large pot with a strainer on it to keep the milk in the cloth.
ThΠ΅ remain of the nuts you can save and use for desserts like our balls of Goodness which I’ll describe in the next recipe πŸ™‚

Enjoy

P.S. Use your imagination and creativity to make different kinds and tastes.
I like a lot almond with a little bit of hazelnut because pure almond is a bit bitter but the hazelnut gives a smooth taste to it. Walnut is very neutral and hemp seed milk is probably the healthiest and most high in vegetable protein.

Balls of Goodness
With the nut remains from the nut milk I daily make so called balls of Goodness.
For 1 cup of nuts I use the same amount of dried fruit ( raisins, dates, figs, plums or mixture of 2 ) .
Blend the dried fruit until they look like a ball, then add some of the nut remains to make a smoother consistency, and also if you want any particular flavor like cinnamon, cardamom, karob, vanilla, cacao or a mixture of them, add them now to mix better. Blend for 1 more minute. Then in a pot, mix it with the rest of the remains and knead it until it looks like a dough. Then make small balls with hands and roll them in coconut shrinks, sesame or anything you like for the good look πŸ™‚

Enjoy

P.S. They can last for about 2-3 days in the fridge or if you make the balls with nuts which hadn’t been soaked in water – up to 1 week. But they are so Good that never stay for more then day and a half πŸ™‚

Tahina
In Arabic countries they make a lot of Humus based on tahini (dried or baked and blended sesame) and smashed chick peas. With some flavor of garlic, pepper or anything you can thing about, it makes a very nice spread for bread, or souse for salad.

I’ll give a bit different recipe for it without the chick peas to keep it raw πŸ™‚

Ingredients:
2 peeled and cut courgettes
3/4 tea cup raw tahini
1/2 tea cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 tea cup cold pressed olive oil (extra virgin is best)
1 1/2 tea spoons of sea salt
1/2 tea spoon finely ground cumin

Add all the ingredients in the blender and blend until it becomes think and smooth consistency.

Serve with cut on small sticks raw courgettes, carrots, red pepper or small pieces of broccoli or cauliflower.

Enjoy

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    Gambheera said,

    Yummi, I am a raw foodist too.


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