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 …

Country Rice, Veggies & Gravy

Country Rice, Veggies & Chia Seed Gravy

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Nut-Free, Quick & Easy, Sauce, Vegan 0 Comments

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 0 Comments

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 0 Comments

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 …

Chipotle Bean Burrito

Chipotle Bean Burritos

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Lunch, Sprouted, Vegan 0 Comments

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 …

Curry Basil Coleslaw

Curry Basil Coleslaw | Vegan

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Vegan 0 Comments

Curry basil coleslaw made with vegan mayo, carrots, scallions, coconut sugar, apple cider vinegar, spring green garlic, basil and flavorful spices. I wanted to give new life to an old favorite. The hint of curry, along with the basil and coconut sugar really transforms this classic into something new and fresh. We all know coleslaw is the perfect BBQ companion, usually made the day …

Raw Vegan Chili Cheese Fries

Chili Cheese Fries | Raw Vegan

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Dehydrated, Lunch, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 0 Comments

Fresh, spicy, and crispy jicama fries covered with taco meat, creamy cashew cheese, tomatoes, and fresh herbs. This is a super flavorful dish, sure to impress vegans and non-vegans alike! Jicama is like a flavorless turnip, and in this case it’s a juicy, sweet, and non-starchy potato; perfect for fries! For this recipe the jicama is marinated and dehydrated with chili powder, smoked paprika, chipotle, …

Purple Pak Dong

Purple Pak Dong

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Cultured | Fermented | Pickled, Detox, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Raw Vegan, Vegan 2 Comments

Pak dong is a Thai sweet and spicy cabbage, carrot and spice ferment. Purple pak dong is a twist on the original pak dong inspired by Puckers Gourmet.  If you like a crunchy, deep earthy spice, you’ll really like this new combination. If you like a sweeter and slightly softer combination, you’ll like the original better. The best way to eat pak dong, for me …