Set Up Your Raw Food Kitchen
Raw Food Ingredients
Staple ingredients for your raw food pantry.
Agar is a vegetarian (but not raw) gelatin substitute made from various sea vegetables. It is flavorless and becomes gelatinous when dissolved in water, heated, and cooled.
Agave syrup is a natural sweetener made from the juice of the agave plant. Choose light agave syrup for a mild sweetness, and dark for a deep, molasses-like flavor.
Artisana Raw Organic Almond butter is an excellent source of protein and is high in Vitamin E, and Manganese. It's also a healthy way to get protein.
Almonds are one of the most versatile nuts in raw food cuisine. They are indispensible blended into almond milk, and ground into savory dips, cakes, cookies, and pie crusts.
This zesty, creamy dressing is addictive. Try it on raw salads of all kinds, or on steamed vegetables.
Certified Bragg Organic Raw Apple Cider Vinegar is unfiltered, unheated, unpasteurized and 5% acidity.
Dried chips made from organic Fuji apples make healthful sweet snack.
Drizzle this naturally aged 10-Year Gran Riserva Balsamico over fresh salads.
A natural, non-fermented seasoning made from soybeans. Less salty than shoyu or tamari.
These rich, creamy nuts are a concentrated source of the mineral selenium.
Raw cacao nibs are lightly crushed cacao beans. Their taste is nicely bittersweet. If raw cacao nibs are unavailable, miniature vegan chocolate chips are a raw alternative.
Capers have a delicious briny taste--they can be used as a substitute for olives in salads and other raw dishes.
Carob powder is a dark brown powder made from ground carob seeds and pods. It tastes similar to cocoa powder and has no caffeine. It may be purchased raw or roasted