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 …

Sweet Potato Lentil Dal - Sprouted & Slow Cooked

Sweet Potato Lentil Dal | Sprouted & Slow Cooked

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Slow Cooker, Sprouted, Vegan 0 Comments

Incredibly flavorful slow cooked sweet potato lentil dal will have you coming back bowl after bowl. Loaded with healing spices and herbs, turmeric, ginger, garlic, cumin, cinnamon, cayenne, bay leaves, garam masala, curry leaves and lemon.  All that flavor comes together harmoniously, leaving you begging for more! If you are looking for dinner recipes to boost your immunity, look no …

Sprouted Bean Veggie Chili

Sprouted Bean Chili for Optimal Digestion

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Sprouted, Vegan 0 Comments

A chunky veggie chili made with sprouted beans and fresh spices and herbs for optimal digestion. Hearty kidney beans, sun-dried tomatoes, carrots, celeriac, parsnip, onion, ginger and garlic make up this warming comforting bowl of chili. If that’s not already enough flavor, we pack it with even more punch from chili powder, paprika, fennel, fenugreek, bay leaves, curry leaves and …

Fairytale Pumpkin Bowl

Fairytale Pumpkin Bowl for Two

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Sauce, Vegan 0 Comments

The perfect date night meal featuring a baked fairytale pumpkin, rice, lentils, and veggies smothered in fairytale pumpkin sauce. Date night isn’t the only time this meal is good, you can eat half one night, and save the rest for a lunch date with yourself tomorrow. Or you can use the pumpkin bowl as any kind of side dish holder …

Raw Vegan Burger

Raw Vegan Burgers | Nut-free

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Vegan 4 Comments

A super fresh and flavorful vegan burger, packed with spices and herbs and made from a base of veggies and seeds. Raw vegan burgers were one of the very first recipes I ever tried making when I first discovered raw foods. The recipe was called beet burgers, and as you can probably imagine they were made from beets and super bright purple/red! …

Sweet & Spicy Vegan Tamale

Sweet & Spicy Vegan Tamales

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Vegan 2 Comments

Sweet and spicy vegan tamales topped with salsa fresca and stuffed with sweet potato, butternut squash, bell pepper, spicy poblanos, onion, and garlic. A tamale is basically steamed corn dough stuffed with flavorful filling and all wrapped up in some kind of husk. You cook the filling first, then prepare the dough, assemble the tamales, and steam to cook. There are many …

The Best Vegan Chicken

The Best Vegan Chicken

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Quick & Easy, Vegan 0 Comments

Breaded vegan chicken tenders made from cauliflower, corn meal, coconut milk, flour and spices. These cauliflower strips are tender and juicy just like they should be, that’s why I deem this the best vegan chicken substitute I’ve ever had!! This is a very simple recipe anyone could make in 30 minutes or less, the cauliflower is steamed, mixed together with …

Zoodles, Marinara, & Veggie Balls

Zoodles, Marinara & Veggie Balls

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Vegan 0 Comments

A wholesome raw vegan dinner featuring zucchini noodles aka zoodles, simple marinara sauce, and veggie balls aka mock meatballs. Rich with flavor and hearty texture, it’s hard not to love this recreated raw Italian dinner. The mock meatballs are made from meaty sun-dried tomatoes, carrots, pumpkin seeds, flax seed, red bell pepper, and flavors such as onion, garlic, basil, cumin, and …

Cheesy Potatoes & Corn

Cheesy Potatoes & Corn | Vegan

amandanicolesmith Cheese, Dinner, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Sauce, Vegan 1 Comment

 Sautéed then simmered potatoes spirals, smothered in raw vegan cheese sauce, and topped with a dollop of salsa and fresh cilantro. If you love cheesy potatoes, this is the recipe for you! Cut the potatoes anyway you want, but if you have a spiralizer, I definitely recommend potato spirals, they’re fun and different! The best way I can explain the …