Eating raw has its nutritional benefits from body image to internal health. According to serious raw foodists, eating foods in their most natural state will give people what they want most out of life:
As your body adjusts to eating raw foods, you’ll be able to process healthy fats like olive oil, avocados, and raw nuts without gaining excess amounts of weight.
Eating raw helps your body save energy it normally uses to digest and absorb processed foods.
Natural body healing
Aside from attaining the maximum amount of nutrients, raw foods are also alkaline in nature, which comes with an immense amount of health-healing benefits.
Raw fruits and vegetables are incredibly hydrating and replenishing for your body from cells to organs to skin.
Freedom means no cooking, less prepping, less cleaning—less problem.
Just in line with eating raw, no-cook desserts are quite nice for those unbearably hot summer days. They require little preparation, and with no oven-baking or boiling involved, keep the kitchen clean and breezy. Here’s a simple one with a touch of our raw vegan fruit bars.
That’s It. Raw Spiced Pear Crumble
Pears contain high-levels of antioxidants with anti-inflammatory flavonoids and plenty of dietary fiber to help speed up toxin’s journey out of the digestive tracts. When consumed raw and with the skin, a delicious pear-infused dessert can provide the body with maximal amounts of copper, vitamin C, and vitamin K. Peary raw-some—let’s pre-pear the ingredients.
Ingredients (feel free to add or subtract, just keep it raw):
- 2-3 medium pears (sliced and diced, with the skin)
- 2-3 Tablespoons of raw agave syrup
- ½ teaspoon of ground ginger
- ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice
- a pinch of salt (just enough to add some depth to the overall flavor)
- 5-7 medjool dates (pitted)
- 2-3 That’s It. raw vegan fruit bars (try Apple+Pear)
- ½ cup of chopped walnuts
Here’s how to prepare it:
Place diced pears into a bowl and sprinkle on agave, ginger, cinnamon, lemon juice, and salt; cover and give them a toss until the coating looks even. Taste and add more sweetness or spices as deem fit. Put the resulting coated pear into a small decorative bowl or plate.
Next put dates, That’s It. bars, and walnuts into a food processor and blend until the content resembles “crumbs”. Place the crumbles on top of the dessert and serve with fresh juice. Enjoy your serving of delicious with health, minus the sugar, fat, and cholesterol!