Purple Pak Dong

Purple Pak Dong

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Cultured | Fermented | Pickled, Detox, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Raw Vegan, Vegan 0 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 …

Raw Vegan Apple Cinnamon Granola Bites

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

Raw vegan apple cinnamon granola made from sprouted buckwheat, apples, oats, dates, hemp seed, cinnamon and vanilla.  If you want a super crunchy raw vegan granola, always look to soaked and dried buckwheat. In my opinion nothing is easier, tastier, or crunchier. 🙂 This granola can be gluten-free as long as you buy gluten-free oats. Or you could use more …

Raw Vegan Pot Pie

Raw Vegan Pot Pie

Amanda Nicole Smith Dehydrated, Dinner, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Vegan 0 Comments

A super fresh and flavorful vegan pot pie made with winter root veggies, herbaceous gravy, and gluten-free buckwheat crust. This pot pie can be prepared completely raw, cooked, or a hybrid depending on available tools, time and preferences. I always try to find balance between raw food and cooked food. There is a lot of controversy about the health pros and …

Raw Vegan Nut Free Taco Meat

Raw Vegan Taco Meat | Nut-free

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Nut-Free, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Vegan 0 Comments

A simple nut-free raw vegan taco meat, made from basic ingredients; sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, carrots and a bunch of spices. I know a lot of you out there suffer from some kind of nut allergy, so this one is for you guys, and anyone else who is tired of nuts and their expensiveness. Raw vegan burritos is one of our core weekly …

BBQ Popcorn Cauliflower Wraps

BBQ Popcorn Cauliflower Wraps

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Lunch, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Crunchy raw vegan popcorn cauliflower mixed with raw vegan BBQ sauce and added to a wrap with cabbage and carrots. Adding cabbage and carrots to the wrap makes it taste as if coleslaw has been perfectly intertwined, and we all know coleslaw is delicious with BBQ! Or you could actually make a raw vegan coleslaw to add to the wrap or as a …

Winter Root Salad

Winter Root Salad

Amanda Nicole Smith Detox, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Vegan 0 Comments

A simple hearty winter salad made from shredded carrot, beet, radish, celriac and cabbage. You’ll love the combination of earthy sweet, spicy and nutty flavors.  The key to eating more raw root veggies, is shredding them, that way they are softer to enjoy in a salad. The cabbage then adds a little crisp, or a crunch if you cut the slices thicker. …

Easy Raw Vegan Fudge

Easy Raw Vegan Fudge

Amanda Nicole Smith Dessert, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Vegan 0 Comments

Milk chocolate fudge made from cacao, and healthy raw vegan alternatives to milk, sugar, and butter. The main difference between this fudge and traditional fudge, it’s not cooked and is made from pure cold-pressed cacao liquor instead of semi-sweet chocolate chips. It is also made in the same dish the entire time to avoid cleanup, now that’s my kind of recipe. Chocolate …

Raw Vegan Popcorn Cauliflower

Raw Vegan Popcorn Cauliflower | Buffalo & BBQ Dipping Sauce

Amanda Nicole Smith Gluten Free, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Sprouted, Vegan 6 Comments

Crunchy raw vegan popcorn cauliflower made with a simple buckwheat batter; alongside raw vegan buffalo and BBQ dipping sauces. Sweet, spicy, and crunchy; this may just be the perfect snack or appetizer for parties! Buckwheat is one of the best ways to achieve raw vegan crunch, once it’s been soaked or sprouted and then dehydrated. It only takes about 2 hours for the …