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 …

Cookie Dough Bites Dipped in Chocolate

Cookie Dough Bites | Raw Vegan & Gluten-free

Amanda Nicole Smith Dessert, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 0 Comments

Bite sized cookie dough dipped in chocolate.  These raw vegan and gluten-free treats are made from cashews, almond flour, dates, cacao butter, cacao powder, liquid sweetener and sea salt. Do you remember those boxes of cookie dough bites from the movie theater? It’s been a long time, but lately I’ve been craving them. Thankfully it’s really easy to make them healthier with …

Raw Vegan Pretzel Sticks

Raw Vegan Pretzel Sticks

Amanda Nicole Smith Dehydrated, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Sprouted 0 Comments

Crunchy sprouted raw vegan pretzel sticks, perfect for dipping in nacho cashew cheese! These pretzel sticks are made from sprouted buckwheat, flax seed, almonds, coconut flour, sea salt and coconut nectar; and then dehydrated until crunchy. If you are allergic to nuts, you can use all coconut flour, or sunflower seed, pumpkin seeds or any other seed you prefer instead of …

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, …

Raw Vegan Jelly Doughnuts

Raw Vegan Jelly Donuts

Amanda Nicole Smith Breakfast, Dehydrated, Doughs | Breads | Crusts, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 0 Comments

No-bake soft and fluffy donuts made from nuts, seeds, dried fruit, and coconut sweeteners.  This is a very simple recipe, and perhaps the hardest part is waiting for them to firm up in the dehydrator without eating all the batter first. It only takes about 1-2 hours in the dehydrator, but I’m tellin’ ya, the batter is too good! That’s …

Mango Meat Kabobs

Mango Meat Kabobs

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 0 Comments

As a continuation to my mango meat madness, I bring you sweet and spicy, raw vegan mango meat kabobs! Tomatoes, mushrooms, onions, and mango marinated in spices and dehydrated to perfection. This is a simple recipe that only involves cutting, adding flavor, and dehydrating for 1-2 hours depending on your environment and your preferences. Make sure to cut everything into manageable …

Raw Vegan Mango Meat

Mango Meat

Amanda Nicole Smith Dehydrated, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 2 Comments

Mango meat is a flavorful raw vegan meat substitute made with fresh mangos, marinated in bold spices; paprika, chili, cumin, salt and pepper, and dehydrated to a meaty texture. I have been eating mango meat by itself as a snack, but I realized it could be used for so much more. All that needs to change is the seasoning to fit the …

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 …

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 …