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 …

Homemade Vapor Rub

Homemade Vapor Rub | Organic

amandanicolesmith Body Care, DIY, Quick & Easy 1 Comment

When dry weather hits, feed your skin with real ingredients, like this organic homemade vapor rub that also doubles as a body butter. Shea butter, coconut oil, and almond oil are the perfect remedies for dry skin. Add in a bit of eucalyptus, peppermint and lavender and you have a soothing, sinus opening vapor rub; the natural equivalent to Vick’s …

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 …

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 Huancaína, 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 …

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 …

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 …