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 Chili Ferment

Lacto-fermented Veggie Chili

Amanda Nicole Smith Cultured | Fermented | Pickled, Detox, Dinner, Lunch, Raw Vegan, Vegan 1 Comment

A sweet, spicy and savory fermented chili made purely from fresh fragrant spices, herbs and veggies. In this ferment we bring together carrots, cauliflower, daikon radish, tomatoes, and red bell peppers to take on the texture of chili. Add to that the Anaheim peppers, garlic, onion, smoked paprika, celery seed, chili powder and cumin. This is one of the most flavorful ferments I’ve …

Raw Vegan Nachos

Raw Vegan Nachos with Zucchini Nacho Cheese

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Cheese, Dehydrated, Lunch, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 0 Comments

These raw vegan nachos are filling and full of fresh flavor. The base is hearty raw vegan corn chips, layered on top is raw vegan taco meat, upon that is a raw vegan zucchini nacho cheese, and lastly salsa fresca. All these layers come together and make the freshest nachos you’ll ever taste! This is one of those recipes where I …

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 …

Raw Vegan Stuffed Peppers

Raw Vegan Stuffed Peppers | Nacho Cashew Cheese

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Cheese, Detox, Gluten Free, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Vegan 0 Comments

A simple stuffed pepper filled with a cucumber radish salad and topped with raw vegan nacho cashew cheese. Together they create a harmonious texture and taste that is sweet, spicy and herbaceous. These raw vegan stuffed peppers are the perfect simple lunches, one that you can take with you to work, and one that you don’t need to warm up. The filling …

Salsa Fresca

Salsa Fresca in 5 minutes

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Sauce, Snacks, Vegan 0 Comments

A quick and easy salsa fresca recipe with only a few simple ingredients; fresh tomatoes, red onion, garlic, cilantro, lemon, and lime oh my!  Salsa fresca is a great way to get in your fresh veggies, spices, and herbs, and it goes together perfect with corn chips, vegan burritos, or over a bed of rice !   Because I snacked on a whole pint …

Spring Sprout Salad | Ginger Garlic Dressing

Amanda Nicole Smith Detox, Gluten Free, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Sauce, Sprouted, Vegan 0 Comments

This sprout salad is made from sprouted mung beans, shredded carrot, bell pepper, and cilantro. It is then married to a ginger garlic dressing with an immersion of sweet, spicy and tangy. This salad and dressing is crispy, juicy and full of flavor, with every bite comes and explosion of texture and flavor.  Spring is finally here and I have …

Chunky garlic and herb hummus

Chunky Hummus | Garlic & Herb

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, No Tools Needed, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Sprouted, Vegan 0 Comments

Whole chickpeas mixed with fresh garlic, sesame seeds, shallot and fresh aromatic herbs. This is an Italian influenced hummus, inspired by Nicole from Two Acre Farms.  Nicole introduced this gem of a recipe around Super Bowl, since then I have had the urge to recreate it. This is a little different from Nicole’s but still seriously tasty and full of flavor! …

Portobello Fajitas with Cilantro Garlic Sauce

Portobello Fajita with Cilantro Garlic Sauce

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy, Sauce, Vegan 0 Comments

Juicy portobello mushrooms strips marinated in tamari, chili powder, cumin, and turmeric alongside red onions and bell pepper. Drizzled on top is a fresh cilantro garlic sauce made from not only cilantro and garlic but also pea shoots, arugula, lemon and lime, a winning combination right there! Both the portobello fajitas and cilantro garlic sauce are really quick and easy vegan …