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 …

Alkalizing Protein Energy Drink

Protein Energy Drink | Herbs, Roots & Spirulina

Amanda Nicole Smith Detox, Drinks, Herbal Infusions, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Vegan Leave a Comment

A simple alkalizing meal replacement drink, especially for us athletes, made with spirulina, gota kola, maca root, ashwagandha root, and water. If you have ever come to one of my pole dance, or stretching classes, you’ve probably seen me with my ominous black drink in a quart sized mason jar. I bring it with me to almost every class because it gives …

Cookie Dough Bites Dipped in Chocolate

Cookie Dough Bites | Raw Vegan & Gluten-free

Amanda Nicole Smith Dessert, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

Bite sized cookie dough dipped in chocolate.  These raw vegan and gluten-free treats are made from cashews, almond flour, dates, cacao butter, cacao powder, liquid sweetener and sea salt. Do you remember those boxes of cookie dough bites from the movie theater? It’s been a long time, but lately I’ve been craving them. Thankfully it’s really easy to make them healthier with …

Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Bars

Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter Bars

Amanda Nicole Smith Gluten Free, Snacks, Sprouted, Vegan Leave a Comment

A gluten-free no-bake remake of those sweet & salty peanut butter mojo Clif Bars. Its a textural combination of crunchy, ooey, and gooey. Made with sprouted buckwheat, roasted peanuts, pretzels, peanut butter morsels, and coconut nectar. I wanted to make a bar that resembled the original as best as possible but made from scratch and mainly raw vegan. So there are …