Raw Vegan Shortbread Cookie

Raw Vegan Shortbread Cookies | Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free

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

This is the easiest raw vegan shortbread cookie recipe ever, plus it’s really good for you! Made with simple main ingredients such as macadamia nuts, almonds and dates, this cookie is sure to satisfy anyone’s cookie craving. I eat these by themselves all the time but when I started thinking outside the box I realized I could make little cookie …

Raw Vegan Toaster Pastries

Raw Vegan Toaster Pastry | Blueberry, Strawberry & Cinnamon Sugar

Amanda Nicole Smith Breakfast, Dessert, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

This is my new golden recipe. These raw vegan and gluten-free pastries are perfect in every way, crispy on the outside, soft and gooey on the inside with a delicious frosting that compliments it all. I experimented with 4 different versions to get this recipe and needless to say I have been eating a lot of raw vegan pastries.  They …

Raw Vegan Mushroom Spinach Quiche

Mushroom Spinach Quiche | Raw, Vegan, Gluten-free

Amanda Nicole Smith Breakfast, Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Raw Vegan, Vegan 4 Comments

A raw vegan, gluten-free Mushroom Spinach Quiche inspired by The Raw Chef. This is the result of a recipe experiment that I thought would need some adjustments but when I ate 3 slices in one sitting I knew I found the pot of gold on my first try. When I first told my roommate, Susie, I was making a raw …

Raw Vegan Blueberry Banana Muffins

Raw Vegan Blueberry Banana Muffins

Amanda Nicole Smith Breakfast, Dessert, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks Leave a Comment

These blueberry banana muffins are raw vegan and gluten free with on point taste and texture. This is closest I could get to a real muffin while keeping it as healthy as possible! If my picky family and friends enjoyed, I have a feeling you will too! I just had an amazing Mini Vacation/Thanksgiving/Birthday in Upstate NY with my family. We had …

Double Chocolate Protein Bars | Raw Vegan & Sprouted

Amanda Nicole Smith Breakfast, Dessert, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Sprouted 11 Comments

A sprouted raw vegan double chocolate protein bar made primarily with sprouted amaranth, millet, and cacao. This protein bar is layered with a chewy cookie base, chocolate crispy crunchy gooey insides and a hard chocolate coating. If you often find yourself buying Clif Bars, Lara bars, or any other energy, protein or candy bar than this is the recipe for you! I …

Raw Pumpkin Avocado Cream Pie

Amanda Nicole Smith Dessert, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan 1 Comment

It’s pumpkin time and I couldn’t be any happier experimenting with different pumpkin concoctions. I have been enjoying the delicious locally grown sugar pie pumpkins from the farmers as often as possible. Chico dog has been enjoying his share of pureed pumpkin too. I also made a bowl of roasted pumpkin seeds with coconut sugar and sea salt, it has …

Raw Sweet Potato Apple Soup

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

I just got back from The Jubilee Peace Fest and all I can say right now is that I feel completely renewed in spirit, body and mind. I’ll have to write a separate blog reminiscing on all the wonderful events that took place. I am very thankful I was able to present, speak and perform among some of the most …

Raw Vegan Apple Cider Doughnuts

Raw Vegan Apple Cider Donuts

Amanda Nicole Smith Breakfast, Dessert, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 1 Comment

Raw vegan apple cider doughnuts made from a base of oats, brazil nuts, almond flour and apples, sweetened with coconut sugar and spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla. I remember going to Hick’s apple orchard every year in upstate NY near where I grew up. We would climb the trees, eat a bunch of apples and get a dozen apple …

Raw Vegan Caramel & Chocolate Covered Apples

Raw Caramel Apples

Amanda Nicole Smith Dessert, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 2 Comments

Raw vegan caramel apples made from dates, along with chocolate covered apples made from cacao, and a chocolate covered almond coating. Oh wow, I just took my first bite into this decadent treat, mmmmh second bite… It’s way too good, way better than any caramel apple I have ever had! I just tried the apple with half caramel, half chocolate …