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 …

Vegetable Miso Soup

Vegetable Miso Soup

amandanicolesmith Appetizer, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy, Soup, Vegan 0 Comments

A winter vegetable miso soup with carrots, parsnip, celeriac, garlic, onions and nori. The miso broth mixed with veggies creates a new flavorful spin on a classic soup.  Lately I have been studying a lot about the effects of high estrogen foods, such as soy or tofu, and hormone imbalances. So with that being said I tend to stay away from eating too much …

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 …

Imitation Tuna Fish | Vegan

amandanicolesmith Cultured | Fermented | Pickled, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Vegan 0 Comments

A fresh probiotic rich substitute for tuna fish sandwiches, made from an ingredient combination you have to taste to appreciate.  You’ll never guess what it’s made from, so I’ll come right out with it. It’s made with sauerkraut, sunflower seeds, cashews, seaweed, and all the regular tuna fish fixin’s. Sounds crazy but trust me I wouldn’t post something that wasn’t delicious …

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! …

Vegan Papa a la Huancaina

Vegan Papa a la Huancaina

amandanicolesmith Appetizer, Cheese, Gluten Free, Lunch, Nut-Free, Quick & Easy, Sauce, Vegan 0 Comments

The Peruvian dish, Papa a la HuancaĆ­na, is spicy creamy cheese sauce over boiled potatoes. In this recreated version I will be making a spicy raw vegan cheese sauce made from seeds, veggies and spices!  This is a recipe remake to answer Ivania’s question.I love trying to recreate your favorite meals, so if you have a recipe that you want …

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 …