100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks Review

16th December 2014

Anyone with an interest in raw and vegan desserts will have likely heard of Emily von Euw. Last year I stumbled across Emily von Euw’s beautiful raw dessert creations and began following her award-winning food blog, This Rawsome Vegan Life. From Vancouver, Canada, the gorgeous and inspiring Emily is passionate about cruelty-free and plant-based food and encourages others into healthy, compassionate living!

Emily Von Euw

In March 2014, she released her cookbook, ‘Rawsome Vegan Baking’, featuring her raw vegan and gluten-free desserts. This month she has just released her second cookbook, ‘100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks’.

100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks

Emily’s awesome new book concentrates on sweet & savory juices, sweet & savory smoothies, mylk & mylkshakes, energy bars and healthy snacks. The cookbook is entirely vegan and the majority of the recipes are raw, but this is not an entirely raw cookbook. The recipes are playful, wholesome, and simple enough to encourage first-timers to make their own smoothies and juices. Her cookbook also includes scrumptious and colorful photos.

Before we left for Melbourne (it was two days before…whew), I tried a few recipes from ‘100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks’ and I was impressed by how simple these recipes were to follow. Simple ingredients, simple procedure, and mouthwatering photos. I can’t wait to try more of her recipes including her Lettuce and Fennel Feng Shui juice (fennel might be my new favorite juice and smoothie ingredient) after we return from our travels. I am so excited to feature her ‘The Power Bar’ recipe here on the blog. They were utterly yummy to have around and also made a perfectly portable, healthy and filling travel snack!

Curried Carrot Cream

Page 143, Savory Smoothies

Vegan Curried Carrot Cream

This delicious one-pot meal required very few ingredients and simple preparation, the final product was creamy, flavorful and definitely full of wholesome goodness. This recipe isn’t raw, but it is vegan and super simple. I never really considered it to be a savory smoothie personally, for me it was a lovely soup that was great leftover as well.

Tip: There were no measurements for salt, pepper and curry powder. I used 1 tsp curry powder (Oriental), ½ tsp salt and ½ tsp freshly ground pepper for the recipe.

The Curried Carrot Cream recipe is available at ‘100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks‘ (Amazon.com).

Vegan Curried Carrot Cream


Piña Colada

Page 117, Sweet Smoothies

Vegan Piña Colada

This smoothie reminds me of the sort of things I’m currently finding a lot of here in Melbourne, you find a lot of lovely tropical fruits and coconut based products here in Australia. This smoothie is a tasty and healthy version of a piña colada without any additional sweetener or booze. Simple to prepare and easy to finish, a great drink for the warmer days or for when you want something a bit tropical.

Tip: You might have to add more coconut milk if you like a thinner consistency. I added ice to make mine a slushy dessert.

The Piña Colada recipe is available at ‘100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks‘ (Amazon.com).

Vegan Piña Colada


The Power Bar

Page 172, Energy Bars & Healthy Snacks

Emily Von Euw Power Bar

These taste better than any packaged raw bars we’ve tried and they’re also more affordable! The Power Bar makes the perfect breakfast bar to give you enough energy to get through the morning or any other time of time when you need a boost. We brought them with us on a long international trip to Singapore via Tokyo and they kept us full and content so we didn’t need to eat our airline meals. They also didn’t weigh us down or make us feel lethargic after eating them, so these were a hearty and healthy snack to get us through our 24+ hours of travel.

The second time we made these we used raisins and they were just as fantastic as the version with dates. Such an easy recipe and I’m pleased to get to share it here on Vegan Miam!

Tip: If you don’t like dates, try raisins instead! Leave in the fridge overnight and they will be ready to eat!

Emily Von Euw Power Bar

100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks: The Power Bar

Yield: 8 bars

This recipe has got everything you need to stay energized; while you exercise, work, play or practice whatever other activities fill your life. No need to buy expensive, fancy energy bars at the store—make your own! They are more affordable, probably healthier and taste better!

Ingredients

⅓ cup (55 g) flax seeds, ground into flour
⅓ cup (27 g) rolled oats, ground into flour
¼ cup (16 g) pumpkin seeds
¼ cup (16 g) hemp seeds
1 cup (93 g) dried shredded coconut
1¼ cup (190 g) pitted dates
2 tbsp (27 g) melted coconut oil
1 tsp vanilla extract

Method

Put everything into your food processor and process until it all sticks together. If it remains too crumbly, add more dates or coconut oil, or even some fresh lemon juice. Press into a lined 9 inch x

5 inch (23 x 13 cm) loaf pan and set in the fridge for about 3 hours. Garnish with more coconut shreds and pumpkin seeds, if you like. Slice into bars and enjoy! These will keep for about a week, but I am sure they’ll be gone before that.

Notes

From 100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks by Emily von Euw

Printed with permission of Page St. Publishing.


Emily’s recipes will make you want to drink or even eat right off the page thanks to her mouthwatering photography. If you’re into creative and nourishing juices, smoothies and post work-out snacks, this is it.

Now I’m super duper excited that you can win Emily’s new cookbook in our giveaway below (US & Canada only). Best wishes and holiday cheers to my lovely readers! xx


More ‘100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks’ Recipes

In alphabetical Order

Apple Cinnamon Delight from My Whole Food Life
Blueberrylicious Smoothie from Canned Time
Dare to Date Squares from The Taste Space
Dark Chocolate Chip, Oat, Hemp Cookies from Veganizzm
Green Earth Orbs from Healthy Slow Cooking
Kale Craver from Cookbooks365
Spiced Chocolate Mylk from A Dash of Compassion
Spiced Mylk from Dianne’s Vegan Kitchen
Sweet Sunshine Juice from Bake and Destroy


US + Canada Giveaway

Use the Gleam widget below to enter for a chance to win her app.

If no widget appears, try refreshing the page or use this direct link. You can come back everyday for a bonus entry or re-share a tweet. The closing date is 11:59PM 23rd December 2014 (Pacific Time).

100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks Cookbook Giveaway

Contest Details

  • This is a sponsored Giveaway provided by Emily von Euw and Page St. Publishing.
  • Giveaway ends 11:59PM 23rd December 2014 (Pacific Time).
  • One winner will be drawn randomly by using Gleam and will be notified via e-mail, unless otherwise stated. Winner must respond with current/correct address within forty-eight (48) hours or prize will be forfeited and another winner will be drawn.
  • One winner will receive a paperback copy of Emily von Euw’s ‘100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks‘ cookbook.
  • Prize will be shipped directly to the winner by Page St. Publishing. VEGAN MIAM is not responsible for any unsent, lost or stolen prize(s).

Disclosure: The book was kindly provided to us for review. All reviews are our own personal opinions, we have not been compensated to provide any feedback positive or otherwise.

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