Country Rice, Veggies & Gravy

Country Rice, Veggies & Chia Seed Gravy

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Nut-Free, Quick & Easy, Sauce, Vegan Leave a Comment

A hearty savory country rice bowl mixed with peas, carrots, potatoes, corn, bell pepper, onions and fennel; smothered in a herbaceous raw vegan chia seed gravy. This is a dinner for the days where you need a quick and easy healthy meal that is full of flavor! My idea of a healthy dinner is one with a whole grain, lots of veggies, …

Summer Pasta Medley

Summer Pasta Medley

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Sauce, Vegan Leave a Comment

Pasta mixed with sautéed summer vegetables and a raw vegan tomato sauce. The mix of cooked and raw elements creates a super fresh yet hearty pasta dish that is sure to delight. It’s a wonderful time of year, summer vegetables are in full force at the farmer’s market; eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms, corn, green beans, and so much more! This recipe …

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 …

Fresh Spring Rolls

Fresh Spring Rolls | Peanut Butter Dipping Sauce

Amanda Nicole Smith Detox, Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Sauce, Vegan Leave a Comment

Fresh spring rolls made from cabbage, carrots, celeriac, romaine lettuce, and brown rice paper, dunked in a peanut butter dipping sauce. So simple and so tasty! Maybe I should call these winter rolls, since I’m predominately using winter vegetables. 😉 In the summer I’ll use red bell pepper, cucumber, carrots, radish and/or sprouts. There are so many spring roll variations, …

Raw Vegan Pot Pie

Raw Vegan Pot Pie

Amanda Nicole Smith Dehydrated, Dinner, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Vegan Leave a Comment

A super fresh and flavorful vegan pot pie made with winter root veggies, herbaceous gravy, and gluten-free buckwheat crust. This pot pie can be prepared completely raw, cooked, or a hybrid depending on available tools, time and preferences. I always try to find balance between raw food and cooked food. There is a lot of controversy about the health pros and …

Raw Vegan Nut Free Taco Meat

Raw Vegan Taco Meat | Nut-free

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Nut-Free, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Vegan Leave a Comment

A simple nut-free raw vegan taco meat, made from basic ingredients; sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, carrots and a bunch of spices. I know a lot of you out there suffer from some kind of nut allergy, so this one is for you guys, and anyone else who is tired of nuts and their expensiveness. Raw vegan burritos is one of our core weekly …

BBQ Popcorn Cauliflower Wraps

BBQ Popcorn Cauliflower Wraps

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Lunch, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Crunchy raw vegan popcorn cauliflower mixed with raw vegan BBQ sauce and added to a wrap with cabbage and carrots. Adding cabbage and carrots to the wrap makes it taste as if coleslaw has been perfectly intertwined, and we all know coleslaw is delicious with BBQ! Or you could actually make a raw vegan coleslaw to add to the wrap or as a …