Vegetable Miso Soup

Vegetable Miso Soup

amandanicolesmith Appetizer, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy, Soup, Vegan Leave a Comment

A winter vegetable miso soup with carrots, parsnip, celeriac, garlic, onions and nori. The miso broth mixed with veggies creates a new flavorful spin on a classic soup.  Lately I have been studying a lot about the effects of high estrogen foods, such as soy or tofu, and hormone imbalances. So with that being said I tend to stay away from eating too much …

Sprouted Bean Veggie Chili

Sprouted Bean Chili for Optimal Digestion

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Sprouted, Vegan Leave a Comment

A chunky veggie chili made with sprouted beans and fresh spices and herbs for optimal digestion. Hearty kidney beans, sun-dried tomatoes, carrots, celeriac, parsnip, onion, ginger and garlic make up this warming comforting bowl of chili. If that’s not already enough flavor, we pack it with even more punch from chili powder, paprika, fennel, fenugreek, bay leaves, curry leaves and …

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 …

Imitation Tuna Fish | Vegan

amandanicolesmith Cultured | Fermented | Pickled, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Vegan Leave a Comment

A fresh probiotic rich substitute for tuna fish sandwiches, made from an ingredient combination you have to taste to appreciate.  You’ll never guess what it’s made from, so I’ll come right out with it. It’s made with sauerkraut, sunflower seeds, cashews, seaweed, and all the regular tuna fish fixin’s. Sounds crazy but trust me I wouldn’t post something that wasn’t delicious …

Raw Vegan Burger

Raw Vegan Burgers | Nut-free

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Vegan 4 Comments

A super fresh and flavorful vegan burger, packed with spices and herbs and made from a base of veggies and seeds. Raw vegan burgers were one of the very first recipes I ever tried making when I first discovered raw foods. The recipe was called beet burgers, and as you can probably imagine they were made from beets and super bright purple/red! …

Raw Vegan Cheesy Kale Chips

Super Crunchy Kale Chips | Raw Vegan & Nut Free

amandanicolesmith Cheese, Dehydrated, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 2 Comments

Extra crunchy raw vegan kale chips made with spicy sesame cheese. When I say extra crunchy I mean it! The vegan cheese sauce dehydrates into a thick and delicious cracker like crust. Think cheese-it crackers, but chip style and crunchier. This recipe requires a dehydrator for super crunch, since we don’t want to degrade the fiber of the kale by …

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 HuancaĆ­na, 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 …

Sweet & Spicy Vegan Tamale

Sweet & Spicy Vegan Tamales

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Vegan 2 Comments

Sweet and spicy vegan tamales topped with salsa fresca and stuffed with sweet potato, butternut squash, bell pepper, spicy poblanos, onion, and garlic. A tamale is basically steamed corn dough stuffed with flavorful filling and all wrapped up in some kind of husk. You cook the filling first, then prepare the dough, assemble the tamales, and steam to cook. There are many …

The Best Vegan Chicken

The Best Vegan Chicken

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Quick & Easy, Vegan Leave a Comment

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 …