With fall’s arrival fast approaching, you’re bound to be in the kitchen whipping up some seasonal splendor any day now. But just because autumn inspires tasty treats, that doesn’t mean you have to neglect your healthy eating habits to make them! Here are a few of our favorite plant-based recipes for fall:
1. Raw Carrot Cake
There’s something extra special about cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg in the middle of autumn. Savor those delicious flavors in this recipe.
For the cake:
3 cups shredded carrots 1 cup pitted dates 1 cup soaked walnuts 2/3 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 pinch of sea salt
For the frosting:
2 1/2 cups soaked cashews 1 1/2 cups almond milk 3/4 cup honey 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 cup coconut oil 3 tablespoons lecithin
Place all ingredients in a food processor, blending until well combined. Transfer mixture to a cake pan, packing into the mold, and then set in the refrigerator for a few hours.
In the meantime, make the frosting. Place all ingredients in the food processor, blending until completely smooth. Once cake is set, pour frosting over and distribute evenly. Enjoy!
Use cinnamon to create this festive fall treat.
2. Raw Apple Dessert
A simple yet scrumptious treat, this recipe, found in Rhonda’s book “Holiday Recipes by Rhonda,” is satisfying and so easy to put together.
5 Golden Delicious apples – peeled and diced 1/2 fresh