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 …

Quick & Easy Vegetable Broth

Veggie Tea Broth

Amanda Nicole Smith No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy, Soup, Vegan 0 Comments

Shredded veggies, spices and herbs steeped like tea to create a quick and flavorful vegetable broth. For those moments you realize you have no veggie broth and you don’t have 4 hours to make some. This vegetable broth is also an easy replacement for store-bought broth. In my opinion “tea broth” is good enough to drink by itself, I was …

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 …