Raw Vegan Burger

Raw Vegan Burgers | Nut-free

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Vegan 2 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! …

Zoodles, Marinara, & Veggie Balls

Zoodles, Marinara & Veggie Balls

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Vegan 0 Comments

A wholesome raw vegan dinner featuring zucchini noodles aka zoodles, simple marinara sauce, and veggie balls aka mock meatballs. Rich with flavor and hearty texture, it’s hard not to love this recreated raw Italian dinner. The mock meatballs are made from meaty sun-dried tomatoes, carrots, pumpkin seeds, flax seed, red bell pepper, and flavors such as onion, garlic, basil, cumin, and …

Country Rice, Veggies & Gravy

Country Rice, Veggies & Chia Seed Gravy

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Nut-Free, Quick & Easy, Sauce, Vegan 0 Comments

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 0 Comments

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 …

Curry Basil Coleslaw

Curry Basil Coleslaw | Vegan

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Vegan 0 Comments

Curry basil coleslaw made with vegan mayo, carrots, scallions, coconut sugar, apple cider vinegar, spring green garlic, basil and flavorful spices. I wanted to give new life to an old favorite. The hint of curry, along with the basil and coconut sugar really transforms this classic into something new and fresh. We all know coleslaw is the perfect BBQ companion, usually made the day …

Homemade Tomato Soup

Homemade Tomato Soup

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Soup, Vegan 0 Comments

Fresh homemade tomato soup made from hydroponic tomatoes, celery, onion, garlic, and herbs. One of my favorite childhood memories in frigid upstate NY is hot bowls of  tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches on a cold winter day.  Thank heavens for greenhouses and hydroponic farmers, without them fresh local tomatoes in the winter would be nearly impossible to find. Of course you can …

Roasted Veggies and Macaroni

Easy Macaroni & Veggies

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Sauce, Vegan 0 Comments

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 …

Raw Vegan Lasagna - Nut Free

Raw Vegan Lasagna | Nut-free, Gluten-free

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

A nut-free and gluten-free raw vegan lasagna with mushroom meat, golden zucchini cheese, garlic herb tomato sauce, and eggplant/zucchini “noodle” layers. This is a wonderful refreshing summer meal as all the vegetables are in season. This food combination keeps me feeling full but light and is easy to digest. Despite having 4 layers, this is a fairly simple recipe. All it …

Veggie Pasta Salad with Herb Infused Dressing

Veggie Pasta Salad | Herb Infused Dressing

Amanda Nicole Smith Detox, Dinner, No Tools Needed, Vegan 0 Comments

Veggies and noodles smothered in an herb infused oil and vinegar dressing. Feast for the whole week and have packed lunches to go with this veggie pasta salad; featuring beets, cucumbers, bell peppers, broccoli and red onions. The herb infused dressing is one of my favorite additions, adding healthy omega fatty acids and numerous benefits from all the spices and …