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 …

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 …

Vegan Sesame Cheese

Vegan Sesame Cheese | Nut-free

Amanda Nicole Smith Cheese, Nut-Free, Quick & Easy, Vegan 3 Comments

A simple vegan sesame cheese, dare I say raw vegan, made from sesame seeds, nutritional yeast, apple cider vinegar, and agar agar.   Un-hulled sesame seeds have a very nutty flavor, almost a little smoky I’d say. If you like sesame seeds then you’ll really like this cheese. Since cashews are used in pretty much every cheese recipe nowadays, which …

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 …

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 …

Raw Vegan Pizza with Zucchini Cheese

Raw Vegan Pizza with Zucchini Cheese

Amanda Nicole Smith Cheese, Dehydrated, Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Raw Vegan, Sprouted, Vegan 2 Comments

A raw vegan pizza with crispy crust, garlic basil tomato sauce, zucchini cheese, and “sautéed” mushrooms. The crust is made with sprouted buckwheat, almond flour, flax seed and zucchini. When I was younger, growing up in upstate NY, if you asked me what my favorite food was I would say “pizza”! There is something delicious about the mixture of dough, tomatoes …

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 …

Vegan Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

Vegan Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Quick & Easy, Sauce, Vegan 0 Comments

Spaghetti squash smothered in raw vegan alfredo sauce, made predominately from cashews, and intertwined with aromatic spices and herbs. To make it even better I added some broccoli and onions on top! Many similar raw vegan alfredo sauce recipes exist but each one has their own creative spin. The sky is the limit when you are creating a raw vegan sauce. …

Spicy Spirulina Popcorn

Spicy Spirulina | Healthy Popcorn

Amanda Nicole Smith Dessert, Gluten Free, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy, Snacks, Sugar Free, Vegan 1 Comment

The perfect quick and easy cheesy, spicy and healthy popcorn recipe. It reminds me of a cross between white cheddar popcorn and those hot fries you get at the gas station, except this stuff is way tastier! The healthy popcorn seasoning is made from spirulina, nutritional yeast, cayenne, and sea salt.  Spirulina is a blue-green algae with a dense deep green …