Country Rice, Veggies & Gravy

Country Rice, Veggies & Chia Seed Gravy

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Nut-Free, Quick & Easy, Sauce, Vegan Leave a Comment

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 Leave a Comment

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 …

Homemade Tomato Soup

Homemade Tomato Soup

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Soup, Vegan Leave a Comment

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 …

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 Leave a Comment

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 Leave a Comment

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 Mushrooms

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Dehydrated, Gluten Free, Nut-Free, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 1 Comment

A quick and simple raw vegan stuffed mushroom, made with fresh herbs, vegetables, and seeds. This recipe is not only raw and vegan but also gluten-free and nut-free! As the weather turns from bitter cold, to rainy days and warmer weather, the farmers are selling the last of the root vegetables and beginning to harvest some spring and summer vegetables. …

Chunky garlic and herb hummus

Chunky Hummus | Garlic & Herb

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, No Tools Needed, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Sprouted, Vegan Leave a Comment

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! …