The secrets behind raw vegan treats: Frequently Asked Questions Answered!

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Whether you're a health enthusiast or curious about wholesome treats, we've got you covered!

1. What are raw vegan treats?

Someone once asked us “Raw? Do I have to cook it myself?”.

Raw vegan treats are uncooked or minimally processed desserts and snacks created with a health-conscious twist. We often say we run an “Un-bakery” since rather than using ovens to bake the products, we blend, mix and use cool-rooms to let the products ‘set’ before they are cut and packaged. We also use raw, unprocessed ingredients which promoting a vibrant, nourishing experience.

Raw vegan treats burst with wholesome ingredients in their purest form. They come in various forms, from protein balls to energy bars, chilled and ambient cake slices and brownies, offering guilt-free indulgence.

These types of treats get their sweetness from natural sources like dates and their creaminess from nut-butters such as almond and cashew, providing vitamins, minerals, and plant-based protein.

Uncooked ingredients retain enzymes and fiber, promoting optimal digestion and gut health, leaving you feeling light and super energised.

2. How are raw vegan treats made without gluten, refined sugar, and dairy?

Raw vegan treats cater to lots of dietary needs, being gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and dairy-free.

Almond or coconut flour often replace traditional wheat flour, offering a lighter texture and an options of gluten-sensitive customers.

Medjool dates & pure maple syrup replace refined sugars, providing sweetness and a healthier alternative.

Creamy, plant-based alternatives like cashew milk and coconut cream create luscious textures, while nut-milks offer a dairy-free experience.

3. What are the benefits of raw vegan treats?

These types of treats offer numerous benefits that go beyond their delicious taste. Let's explore some of the advantages.

Raw vegan treats are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants due to the whole, unprocessed ingredients. Indulging in these treats allows you to nourish your body while satisfying your cravings. Double-check!

The fiber content in raw vegan treats supports healthy digestion and can alleviate issues such as bloating and constipation (Hello belly-bump). These treats are generally easier for your body to break down and assimilate, promoting optimal digestive health.

The natural sugars mentioned above, provide a quick and sustainable source of energy, making them a perfect choice for a midday pick-me-up or pre-workout snack.

By avoiding common allergens like gluten, dairy, and refined sugar, raw vegan treats become a safe and enjoyable option for individuals with dietary restrictions or food intolerances.
We believe everyone should be able to enjoy cake!

The bottom line is this, raw vegan treats offer a delicious and health-conscious alternative to traditional desserts. Their nutrient density, digestive benefits, energy-boosting properties, and allergen-friendly nature make them a perfect choice for anyone seeking a guilt-free indulgence. 

Stay tuned for our upcoming blog posts, where we dive deeper into the world of raw vegan treats. Remember, at Wellness by Tess, we believe that everyone should be able to enjoy wholesome treat.

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