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Healthy Raw Onion Rings

I love converting unhealthy recipes to healthy raw food recipes. Onion rings were always one of my favorite treats, but I refuse to eat the deep fried variety anymore. They are soaked with oil and breaded with nothing that is health promoting. I still love them and wanted to find a healthy way to enjoy them.



I have seen a few onion ring recipes but I wanted something that was similar to the traditional way of making them. Using the technique of soaking the onions, I employed almond milk. You will use the almond milk for soaking and also for breading for the rings. Once you make the milk, you save the nut pulp, dehydrate it and combine it with spices and a little flax. One warning…you really need to use a mild or sweet onion for this recipe or the onion flavor will be too strong.

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  1. natasha wrote on December 12, 2015

    i absolutely love love love these! I have changed the spices to suit my preferences, but the “batter” is the same. These don’t seem to last in my house very long either. I seem to make a batch about every other week, my preteen and teenager love them too 🙂

    • Susan wrote on December 12, 2015

      Thank you, Natasha! I just love hearing that!

  2. Janet Siebal wrote on January 30, 2015

    This looks like a great recipe except for the use of almonds. I am avoiding almonds in my diet as almond cultivation is threatening California’s dwindling water supply. If anyone knows of an alternative to almond milk for this recipe, I would very much welcome and appreciate your post. Thanks!


  3. Raw Roy wrote on June 11, 2014

    I made these and they are amazing!!! I love them! They are crunchy and taste better then fast food to me! My only complaint is that I spent 1 hour preparing them and then the next morning..they were gone in like 5 minutes!! They won’t last long so I’ve got to make more…alot more!


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