Raw Vegan Carrot Cake

raw vegan carrot cake

OK, so I am experimenting with some different food ideas so that I can expand my options on my journey to healing my body.

As much as I LOVE an original baked carrot cake (seriously, carrot cake is my favourite!!!!) I thought I would try out a different version. I was researching some options and the raw ideas I saw looked SUPER YUMMY, I decided to go for it.

This is my own invention of a raw vegan carrot cake. I didn’t have all the ingredients of some of the recipes so I have used this opportunity to get creative in the kitchen.

I have included some superfoods that have incredible cleansing & healing benefits to the body, particularly assisting the liver, central nerve system & thyroid.

raw vegan carrot cake

I think many believe that in order to heal & cleanse the body, you need to go SUPER strict & restrictive but the key is to KNOW what foods heal & what foods harm and to get creative with all the foods that heal…..Like this raw vegan carrot cake with creamy frosting!!!

So check this out

  • Wheat free
  • Gluten free
  • Egg free
  • Dairy free
  • Grain free
  • High in anti oxidants
  • SUPER powerful anti inflammatory
  • High in protein
  • High in fibre
  • High in B12 & vit A
  • Good balance of healthy carbs & fats, just like nature intended
  • AAAAAAALL this PLUS it tastes delicious ……what more could one want?

So yes, you can eat really yummy & gorgeous foods WHILE your body heals & detoxifies itself.

INGREDIENTS : Raw vegan carrot cake Base

  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup linseed
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 3 tbsp Hemp Hearts (AMAZING source of protein & anti inflammatory)
  • 2 cups grated carrot
  • 1 cup dates
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp Sea Buckthorn powder (optional but gives an AMAZING fruitiness & is incredibly good for you…..click here
  • ½ tsp pink salt

INGREDIENTS: Raw vegan carrot cake Frosting

  • ½ cup sesame seeds (or cashew nuts)
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp coconut blossom sugar (or nectar or agave or maple syrup)
  • 1 tsp Natural vanilla extract
  • 1 cup cooked (& drained) white beans ( butter beans, black eyed beans or cannellini beans will work…..cook yourself (optional) or use from a tin.
  • 1 tsp Lemon zest
raw vegan carrot cake

Method: Base

  • Soak the dates in the water  for 15min (Soak the sesame seeds in equal water in a separate bowl)
  • Place the sunflower, linseed, shredded coconut & hemp hearts in a high speed blender and whiz up until a flour like consistency is formed.
  • In a food processor, blend the carrots make them a little finer (if you don’t have a food processor, use the finest grater you can find.
  • In a large mixing bold, add the seed mix, carrot, cinnamon, turmeric, sea buck-thorn & salt. Mix well.
  • Place the dates and water into the food processor and blend until a smooth paste is formed.
  • Add this to the carrot, seed & spice mix & fold in until a sticky dough like texture is created. If it’s too dry, add small amounts of water.
  • Press the mix into a round non stick cake “clip” ring and place into the freezer
raw vegan carrot cake

Method: Frosting

  • Mix the coconut milk with the fresh lemon juice and allow to sit for about 5min. It will curdle and look like yogurt.
  • In a high speed blender, blend the sesame seeds with the water until smooth.
  • Add the coconut sugar, cooked beans, vanilla & coconut milk to the sesame seed & blend until smooth.
  • Add small amounts of extra coconut milk if it needs……it should be a smooth consistency with a firmness of whipped cream.
  • Spread it over the base & finish off with a sprinkle of lemon zest , shredded coconut & coconut sugar on top.
  • Return to the freezer to set for an hour.
  • Cut into slices & enjoy this raw vegan carrot cake!
raw vegan carrot cake
Jody Calitz, vegan diet plan, self love coach

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