Delicious Vegan Desserts You Can’t Resist (and Don’t Have To!)

Posted by – March 04, 2016
Categories: Food & Nutrition

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but as David Mamet so eloquently put it in the play Boston Marriage: “Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” There’s a lot to be said for the curative powers of a tasty treat! These six recipes are sure to reduce your stress.


Strawberry Apple Cobbler

From I Am Grateful by Terces Engelhart & Orchid

This simple raw cobbler combines the crispness of apples with the gentle sweetness of strawberries to pack a nutritional punch to your sweet tooth. Try subbing out whatever fruits are in season in your area for the best flavor and to reduce your carbon footprint!

Young Coconut Dream Cake

From 12 Steps to Raw Foods by Victoria Boutenko
Recipe by Sergei Boutenko

Is there anything better than fresh coconut? Maybe. But is there anything better than fresh coconut cake? The answer is absolutely not. This incredibly simple recipe won a contest at the Portland Raw Food Festival.

Hazelnut Chocolate Torte

From I Am Grateful by Terces Engelhart & Orchid

Few can resist the decadent bliss that is a cream pie. Cafe Gratitude puts a gluten-free, dairy-free spin on an old favorite that’s sure to make your mouth water.

Oatmeal Date Cookies

From Everyday Vegan by Jeani-Rose Atchison

A simple spin on an old favorite, these oatmeal date cookies are a sweet and spicy treat. Even if you don’t stick to a raw diet, a raw cookie recipe is great to try out in the summertime because your oven won’t be heating up your house.

Dream Bars

From The Raw Transformation by Wendy Rudell

We like to save the best for last. And this recipe combines the best of a lot of worlds. Fudge sauce, shredded coconut, vanilla, pecans—say no more.

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After graduating from UC Berkeley in 2007, Julia was delighted to find out that “professional book recommender” was a job. She has been working in marketing and publicity with independent Bay Area publishers ever since. She joined North Atlantic Books in 2014. She lives with her husband and two very nice cats in Oakland.