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Carrot Noodles with (Almond) Peanut Sauce

Peanut sauce with noodles is one of my favorite dishes. Once I make it, I can’t stop eating it … which isn’t necessarily a good thing. And unfortunately, the traditional way to make this dish is with canned coconut milk, peanut butter and rice noodles. I wanted a fresher, more nutritious version. Time to rawify it!



To make this recipe healthy, I replaced the peanut butter with a healthy raw almond butter, the high glycemic, low nutrient rice noodles with with carrot noodles and the high fat canned coconut with fresh young thai coconut.

I am thrilled¬†with the results. Elated, in fact. Finally, one of my favorite dishes made with healthy raw ingredients! I hope you enjoy this raw recipe as much as I do. I am lucky there are pictures…I couldn’t resist eating during the shoot!


Carrot Noodles with "Peanut" Sauce



  • 1/2 cup raw almond butter (recipe here)
  • 3/4 cup coconut flesh from young Thai coconut
  • 1/4 cup coconut water from young Thai coconut
  • 1 tablespoon nama shoyu or gluten free tamari
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup*
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 lime, juice from
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • pinch Himalayan Salt
  1. Place coconut flesh and coconut water in high-speed blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add almond butter, nama shoyu, maple syrup and ginger, sesame oil, and lime juice. Blend until smooth.
  3. Add garlic, chili flakes and Himalayan salt. Pulse briefly to blend.
  4. Pour over carrot noodle mixture and mix well.



  • 4 large carrots, finely sliced (I used my wonderful Mandoline¬†
    to do this!)
  • 1 cup snow pea pods, chopped
  • 3 scallions, sliced
  1. Mix all ingredients together.
*Not raw but used in many raw food recipes.
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  1. Cynthia wrote on October 8, 2013

    This looks so good and want to make it. However I ate cocoanut ice cream a while back and it made me quite ill. Never had problems with cocoanut growing up, so it must be this getting old thing happening again! Do you have any substitutes to recommend? Making all your wonderful raw meals will keep me busy during the long cold monsoon season here in Gibsons!

  2. Jessica wrote on July 11, 2013

    I can’t say enough what I delicious recipe this was! I can’t wait to make it again. Thanks for all the recipes! I think this one is my favorite. :-)

  3. Cassie wrote on July 10, 2013

    FABULOUS! I cannot express that enough. My carnivorous husband thoroughly enjoyed this dish, and I cannot wait to try my next raw recipe! Thanks Susan

  4. Aslana wrote on May 13, 2013

    So good it’ll make you smack your mamma! That’s my saying and it means its so good you’ll do that b
    For her not ever making this for you before!,,,
    Omg makes me high eating this. I’ve got a party in my tummy, so yummy!
    Keep the good stuff coming
    And goodonya for providing for us the knowledge to live a more scrumptious life

  5. Le-Anne wrote on May 2, 2013

    just to let you know…if you add a little tahini to almond butter, you get a very close replica to the taste of peanut butter. We do this for raw peanut butter cookies :)

  6. Lisa W. wrote on April 29, 2013

    My daughter, Laura, and I loved this recipe. We went to Whole Foods to get the coconut and were surprised later to find them at our local Hannafords. Thanks for all the great recipes. We’ve got a spiral slicer now and will soon be getting the dehydrator. Having a great time with our new way of eating and feeling great too. Thanks again!

  7. Keith@1love wrote on March 12, 2013

    Thank you so much for helping our family implement raw meals into our daily lifestyle! Also, your recipes are facilitating a profound change in our eating habits. The pix are beautiful and the recipes are so easy to follow. The food really takes on so much more depth and character when eaten raw. It is addictive! We went from 1 raw meal a week to 12 or more raw meals in a week!
    I tried using a sharp peeler to make the noodles and it was very effective, also I had some local parsnips that needed eating so I subbed 2 parsnips for 2 carrots, we loved it! I really cannot thank you enough!

  8. Nikki Hopp wrote on March 7, 2013

    Delicious! I love every recipe that I’ve tried from your site- but this is my new favorite!
    Thanks for the recipes! Keep ’em coming! :-)

    • Susan wrote on March 7, 2013

      Nikki…it is one of my favorites, too! Thanks for letting me know. Cheers!

  9. Remi wrote on January 4, 2013

    I made this dish exactly as directed about 5 minutes ago. It was very tasty, but I think that it will be even better tomorrow after the carrots soften in the sauce (more like noodles), and the flavors get a chance to meld. I added a bit of peanut butter to the raw almond butter, because I like a more authentic peanut taste, and I’m not so much of a raw food purist that I had a problem with that small cheat.


  10. Health Gone Raw wrote on October 30, 2012

    I love heat so I kicked it up with lots of extra Chili! Thanks for sharing!


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