Set Up Your Raw Food Kitchen
Raw Food Ingredients
Staple ingredients for your raw food pantry.
Raw cashew butter is rich, creamy, and caramel-tasting. It makes a great spread for apples or bananas, for a mid-afternoon sweet treat.
Most cashew nuts that are labeled “raw” are not; they’ve been heat-processed to remove the nut from the shell.
Celtic Sea Salt Brand Fine Ground has no additives and is not processed in any way beyond drying and grinding.
Tart-sweet dried cherries are delicious in salads and added to raw chocolate brownies.
This bag contains 100% pure chia seed that is kosher, vegan, gluten-free and raw. Chia is an excellent vegetarian source of omega fatty acids, an easily digestible form of protein and full of minerals, vitamins and soluble fiber. It has much in common with flaxseed with the distinct advantage that the natural antioxidants make it more stable. Blend chia seeds into raw smoothies or puddings.
Coconut Secret Raw Coconut Nectar Low Glycemic Sweetener is made from the sap of coconut trees that are grown without chemicals or pesticides.
Virgin coconut oil is unrefined and raw. It is solid at cool temperatures, which makes it an ideal replacement for butter in raw desserts.
Without sugar, the pure coconut flavor shines through. Dried coconut replaces white flour in many raw cake, cookie, and pie crust recipes.
These sweet and chewy dried cranberries make a wonderfully tasty snack. Their brilliant color and added nutrition make them a wonderful enhancement for your favorite salads and desserts.
“Nature’s candy,” this intensely sweet and sticky fruit has amber-colored, wrinkled skin and a chewy texture. Always buy soft dates, for easiest processing in raw food recipes. Pit the dates yourself; they are fresher than pre-pitted. Medjool dates are the largest and sweetest soft dates. Stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator, Medjool dates will keep for six months.
This simply dried fruit in its natural state, without the use of sulfates or other preservatives.
Soft, chewy, and slightly salty, dulse flakes make a nutritious and flavorful addition to raw salads.
A vibrant peppery flavor with a golden green hue, this extra-virgin olive oil is unfiltered and the olive taste shines bright.