Fairytale Pumpkin Bowl

Fairytale Pumpkin Bowl for Two

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Sauce, Vegan Leave a Comment

The perfect date night meal featuring a baked fairytale pumpkin, rice, lentils, and veggies smothered in fairytale pumpkin sauce. Date night isn’t the only time this meal is good, you can eat half one night, and save the rest for a lunch date with yourself tomorrow. Or you can use the pumpkin bowl as any kind of side dish holder …

Vegan Papa a la Huancaina

Vegan Papa a la Huancaina

amandanicolesmith Appetizer, Cheese, Gluten Free, Lunch, Nut-Free, Quick & Easy, Sauce, Vegan Leave a Comment

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 …

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

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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 Leave a Comment

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 …

Sweet Potato Chana Masala

Sweet Potato Chana Masala | Vegan

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Sauce, Sprouted, Vegan Leave a Comment

Creamy sweet potato tomato sauce, with tender sprouted and slow-cooked chickpeas; over a bed of rice and sprinkled with fresh herbs. The sauce is extremely flavorful and filled with spices such as ginger, coriander, cumin, fenugreek, garlic, onion, paprika, cayenne, and more! Chana masala is a classic chickpea dish in a creamy tomato sauce, and there are thousands of different …

Roasted Winter Veggie Bowl

Roasted Winter Veggies with Sweet Potato Carrot Sauce

Amanda Nicole Smith Lunch, Sauce, Vegan Leave a Comment

There’s nothing better than roasted root veggies in the wintertime. More specifically sweet potato, carrot, rutabaga, and watermelon radish smothered in a creamy roasted sweet potato carrot sauce . Roasted vegetables always make great winter lunches, simply because it’s warm, easy to make and filling. They also help fulfill our craving for sweets, and as you know, limiting sugar helps our immune …

Fresh Spring Rolls

Fresh Spring Rolls | Peanut Butter Dipping Sauce

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

Fresh spring rolls made from cabbage, carrots, celeriac, romaine lettuce, and brown rice paper, dunked in a peanut butter dipping sauce. So simple and so tasty! Maybe I should call these winter rolls, since I’m predominately using winter vegetables. 😉 In the summer I’ll use red bell pepper, cucumber, carrots, radish and/or sprouts. There are so many spring roll variations, …

Roasted Veggies and Macaroni

Easy Macaroni & Veggies

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Sauce, Vegan Leave a Comment

An easy macaroni dish with a decadent creamy vegetable sauce made from roasted sweet potatoes, butternut squash, coconut milk, and a few spices and herbs. This dish will certainly be including in our Thanksgiving spread. In the spirit of Thanksgiving I want to first give thanks to all the farmers who grow their food with fertile soil, clean water and no …