In the search of a dessert that has balance between tastiness and good health? Trying to soothe the relentless sweet tooth, while remaining gluten, dairy, soy, egg, refined sugar and preservative free? Well Raw by Rae’s Dessert Treats may be what you’re looking for.
They combine a base of nuts, seeds and dates with a special blend of ingredients to produce delicious, savory and sweet treats. There aren’t any funky ingredients (you can read them all) or preservatives in these delectable treats. They’re vegan, gluten-free, paleo, and don’t contain refined sugar or soy.
We tried 4 of the 14 flavors. Yes, there are 14 flavors: Original Brownie, Salty Caramel, Lemon Coconut, Cinnamon Roll, Coconut Brownie, Chocoholic, Caramel Turtle, Chocolate Chip Cookie, Tiramisu, Mint Chocolate Chip, Banana Split, Pecan Pie and Pumpkin Pie. They all sound super scrumptious.
What I liked about Raw by Rae’s Dessert Treats
I’ve had other similar treats at juice bars and raw restaurants and they usually all taste somewhat the same. So when I received the sample package in the mail I already prejudged them thinking they would be like all the others I’ve had before. And I was wrong. Although they all have the same date and nut base, each of the flavors we tried were pretty distinct. We tried the Original Brownie, Salty Caramel, Lemon Coconut and Cinnamon.The Lemon Coconut flavor, Mauro’s favorite, was the most pronounced of them all. If you like lemon coconut cakes and pies, this is the one for you. The Cinnamon was the most subtle, but that’s a good thing. It was just enough, not overpowering. The Original Brownie and Salty Caramel stole the show for me, though. The flavors were surprisingly close to what I expected them to be. Ever time I’d bite into one I wanted more.
They were all truly delicious and really satisfied that need to have something sweet without all the guilt. Plus, their logo and packaging artwork is beautiful. Being a graphic designer myself, I respect a business that values good design 🙂
Dessert treats are available for purchase on the Raw by Rae website in boxes of 4 (of the same flavor) or assortment platters of 20 or 40 treats. Or you can enter our give-away below for a chance to win 4 boxes, one each of the following flavors: Original Brownie, Salty Caramel, Lemon Coconut, and Cinnamon Roll.
Update: Rohit M. is the winner of the Raw by Rae give-away. Congrats and enjoy!