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 …

Raw Vegan Chili Cheese Fries

Chili Cheese Fries | Raw Vegan

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Dehydrated, Lunch, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

Fresh, spicy, and crispy jicama fries covered with taco meat, creamy cashew cheese, tomatoes, and fresh herbs. This is a super flavorful dish, sure to impress vegans and non-vegans alike! Jicama is like a flavorless turnip, and in this case it’s a juicy, sweet, and non-starchy potato; perfect for fries! For this recipe the jicama is marinated and dehydrated with chili powder, smoked paprika, chipotle, …

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 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 Leave a Comment

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 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 …

Cashew Cheese Layered Taco Dip

Raw Vegan Taco Dip | Nacho Cashew Cheese

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Cheese, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

A raw vegan layered taco dip with creamy cashew cheese, salsa, and a bunch of veggies. It’s a snack loaded with flavor and texture; creamy, crunchy, crispy, spicy, and super fresh. My mom used to make this dish all the time when I was a kid, except the ingredients were very different. She would whip together sour cream and cream …

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 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 …