25 Weeks Pregnant

A Purified Pregnancy | 23-25 Weeks

amandanicolesmith Lifestyle, Pregnancy 0 Comments

Food, fitness, work, baby kicking and tumbling, meditation, preparation, and relaxation; a day in the life of this pregnant lady. These last couple of weeks I have been more focused than ever on eating a ton of nutritious food, working out just enough to feel my best, and sleeping as much as I can. My goal is to try and get in as …

Nutritious Fruit & Veggie Juice

Delicious & Highly Nutritious Fruit & Veggie Juice

amandanicolesmith Detox, Drinks, Juice, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Vegan 0 Comments

Green juice can be delicious and highly nutritious at the same time. Cucumber, celery, carrots, apples, young thai coconut and ginger; this is my winning fruit and veggie combination that is sure to delight even the pickiest of taste buds. What I love about his juice is that it makes you feel so alive, I get this euphoric feeling after …

Strawberry Rhubarb Crispy Cream Cake

Strawberry Rhubarb Crispy Cream Cake

amandanicolesmith Dessert, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Sprouted, Vegan 0 Comments

This raw vegan strawberry rhubarb layered cake is sweet, tart, rich, crispy, and creamy, totally dreamy! Think layers of rice crispy treats, whipped cream and of course strawberries and rhubarb. Instead of rice crispy treats, I used my popular buckwheat crispy treats recipe, layered on top of that is cashew cream, and on top of that strawberries and dehydrated rhubarb …

A Purified Pregnancy | Week 20

A Purified Pregnancy | Weeks 19-20

amandanicolesmith Experiences, Lifestyle, Pregnancy 0 Comments

I can’t believe we’re already halfway to a new and exciting life, time flies and we’re getting more and more excited by the day. We had the big anatomy scan a few days ago and everything is looking good, Adrianna even gave us a big thumbs up. It took about 45 minutes and they checked everything, facial features, spine, legs, …

18 weeks pregnant

A Purified Pregnancy | Weeks 17 & 18 | Gender Reveal

amandanicolesmith Experiences, Lifestyle, Pregnancy 0 Comments

This week we found out the gender and my wish of an enjoyable pregnancy has finally come true. I am very thankful nausea and severe heartburn are a thing of the past, something I try to forget, now hunger is always present, even after just eating, so I just keep eating. Thankfully I have been living a purified lifestyle for …

Pom Pom Mushroom Sushi

Vegan Sushi with Pom Pom Mushrooms

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Vegan 0 Comments

Pom Pom mushrooms are the crab meat of mushrooms, which is why they’re the perfect mushrooms for vegan sushi. They may be hard to come by, but if your lucky you may have a farmer that specializes in mushrooms at your local farmers marker. I got these mushrooms from The Mushroom Stand at Central Farmers Market in Bethesda Maryland. I highly …

16 weeks pregnant

A Purified Pregnancy | Weeks 15-16

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Thank goodness I’m feeling a million times better in the second trimester, than the first. I was starting to feel like a zombie, but now I’ve actually been able to workout and eat somewhat normally again. Hurray! We find out the gender next Friday, I can hardly wait, my intuition is telling me it’s a boy, Dominick thinks it’s a boy …