Raw Vegan Chocolate Cake

The Ultimate No Bake Chocolate Layered Cake

amandanicolesmith Dessert, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Vegan 1 Comment

A decadent raw vegan layered chocolate cake with chocolate avocado frosting. This no-bake cake is gluten free; made with almond flour, coconut flour, cacao, flax seed, coconut oil, coconut nectar, coconut sugar and prunes. Don’t worry all you’ll taste is chocolate!! This chocolate cake is also super easy to make, when you’re done mixing everything together, all you have to do is …

2016 Flexibility Challenge Progress

100 Day Challenge 3 | Contortion Flexibility | Progress

amandanicolesmith 100 Day Contortion Challenge 3, Fitness, Flexibility 1 Comment

Another 100 days complete, with about 100 hours of stretching throughout. When I first started focusing on my flexibility, every single move I do today was a serious struggle. I may have been able to do it, but not at all comfortably. The last 3 challenges or 300 hours of consistent stretching routines has helped me to gain muscle mind …

Hickory Zucchini Slices

Hickory Zucchini Sandwiches

Amanda Nicole Smith Dehydrated, Dinner, Lunch, Raw Vegan, Vegan Leave a Comment

Sweet and savory hickory zucchini slices marinated and dehydrated until tender, and put in-between two vegan buns with olive oil mayo, lettuce and tomato. I am very excited about this sandwich, I can hardly contain my enthusiasm! I devoured this very sandwich just a minute ago and can’t get over how satisfying it was! I had been craving a good …

Sweet Potato Chana Masala

Sweet Potato Chana Masala | Vegan

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Sauce, Sprouted, Vegan Leave a Comment

Creamy sweet potato tomato sauce, with tender sprouted and slow-cooked chickpeas; over a bed of rice and sprinkled with fresh herbs. The sauce is extremely flavorful and filled with spices such as ginger, coriander, cumin, fenugreek, garlic, onion, paprika, cayenne, and more! Chana masala is a classic chickpea dish in a creamy tomato sauce, and there are thousands of different …

Chipotle Bean Burrito

Chipotle Bean Burritos

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Lunch, Sprouted, Vegan Leave a Comment

Boldly flavored beans, topped with salsa, cashew chipotle sauce and fresh herbs. You’re going to love this simple chipotle flavored bean burrito! This dish was inspired by the quaint Cafe Nola in Frederick, Maryland. There I found a delicious dish, black bean burritos stuffed with coleslaw, spicy mayo, salsa, and avocado. I had to recreate this bean burrito, so I could eat …

Dehydrated Sea Salt & Vinegar Chips

Sea Salt & Vinegar Kohlrabi Chips

Amanda Nicole Smith Dehydrated, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

Crispy crunchy chips made from sliced kohlrabi, apple cider vinegar, and sea salt. These chips are sliced thin, soaked in the salt and vinegar, and dehydrated until nice and crispy. Kohlrabi, texture-wise, is like a cross between a turnip and a jicama; but it tastes like a mellow cabbage. It has thick light green or dark purple skin that has to be …

Raw Vegan Zucchini Chips

Zucchini Chips | Cheesy, BBQ, Salt & Vinegar

Amanda Nicole Smith Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

These raw vegan zucchini chips are flavored to your desire and dehydrated until crispy. It’s a simple snack that is sure to please in flavor and texture. You can choose from cheesy, BBQ, and salt & vinegar; or you can mix all three, it’s so good! Making raw vegan chips is easy, especially these zucchini chips. All you need is the right …

How To Freestyle Pole Dance

How To Freestyle Pole Dance | The Ultimate Guide

Amanda Nicole Smith Fitness, Pole Dancing 1 Comment

If you want to freestyle effortlessly or create a routine with ease, all you have to do is build an organized repertoire of combos. You’ll pick out the shapes and tricks you like, and then string them together with variations and transitions to make a bunch of different combos. Lastly you’ll drill your preferred combos over and over again until they …

Raw Vegan Strawberry Banana Cream Pie

Strawberry Banana Cream Pie | Raw Vegan

Amanda Nicole Smith Breakfast, Dessert, Raw Vegan, Vegan Leave a Comment

A fresh, flavorful, and filling strawberry banana cream pie made with a base of cashew cream; on top of a cinnamon, walnut, flax seed and date crust. To me there’s nothing better than a simple healthy decadent pie loaded with fresh fruits, nuts and seeds for breakfast. It gives you that full feeling, without feeling heavy, and sustains you for some hours.  Right now …