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 …

Alkalizing Protein Energy Drink

Protein Energy Drink | Herbs, Roots & Spirulina

Amanda Nicole Smith Detox, Drinks, Herbal Infusions, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Vegan 0 Comments

A simple alkalizing meal replacement drink, especially for us athletes, made with spirulina, gota kola, maca root, ashwagandha root, and water. If you have ever come to one of my pole dance, or stretching classes, you’ve probably seen me with my ominous black drink in a quart sized mason jar. I bring it with me to almost every class because it gives …

Vegan Peanut Butter Morsels

Vegan Peanut Butter Morsels | Refined Sugar-Free

Amanda Nicole Smith Dessert, Quick & Easy, Snacks, Vegan 0 Comments

Smooth, creamy, melt in your mouth peanut butter morsels perfect for raw vegan cookies, muffins, bars or plain by themselves! This is another simple vegan recipe made from wholesome ingredients coconut oil, coconut flour, dates, and peanut butter of course! These peanut butter morsels remind me of those soft little caramel squares, except they don’t get stuck in my teeth and …

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 …

Chia Banana Nut Milkshake

Chia Banana Nut Milkshake | Raw Vegan

Amanda Nicole Smith Dessert, Drinks, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Sugar Free 2 Comments

My favorite easy and filling breakfast is this chia banana nut milkshake, made with frozen bananas, chia seeds, nuts, maca root powder, dates and non-dairy milk. This is a super rich and creamy milkshake that gives you a spark of energy and keeps you full for a good 2-3 hours. Maca Root Powder If you have never heard of maca root …