Balanced Herbal Tea Blend

Amanda Nicole Smith Drinks, Herbal Tea, Hot Drinks Leave a Comment

Balance is the key, this herbal tea blend is gentle enough for my 2 year old, yet powerful enough to heal us of many ails. It’s just the right amount of sweet to remind us of summer and just enough spice to make us embrace the essence of fall. Balance is everything. I use a lot of these leafs, roots, …

Fabric Basement Remodel

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For a month all my creative energy went into designing our unfinished basement with a budget of $300.  I’ve always wanted an all fabric room, and I had the perfect opportunity to make it happen. My motivation was to have an event space for my daughter Adrianna’s 2nd birthday party. It was the interior design challenge of my life and …

Raw Vegan Brownie Crispy Treats

Brownie Crispy Treats | Raw Vegan

amandanicolesmith Dessert, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Sprouted, Sugar Free, Vegan Leave a Comment

If you like fudge brownies and rice crispy treats, you’ll really like this recipe made from a base of walnuts, dates, buckwheat, and cacao powder. Raw vegan brownies have always been my favorite healthy dessert because they are decadent, easy to make, and my husband loves them. I would probably make them every week if raw organic walnuts and/or pecans weren’t …

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Pudding

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Pudding

amandanicolesmith Breakfast, Quick & Easy, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

Decadent, rich, smooth, creamy; all words that come to mind when describing this vegan pudding made with a base of avocado and frozen bananas. I have been on a pudding kick lately, alternating with this recipe and this berry banana pudding. Mainly because it’s quick and easy to make and clean up, it’s filling, satisfying, and my 1 year old …

Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Bowl

30 minute Vegan Buffalo Bowl

amandanicolesmith Dinner, Lunch, Vegan Leave a Comment

30 minutes from start to finish, vegan buffalo cauliflower over farro with a medley of vegetables. There are many ways to make vegan buffalo cauliflower, some with breading, some without, but the purpose of this recipe is quick and easy. So this is just straight up baked cauliflower slathered in my favorite buffalo sauce from my favorite farmer at twoacrefarm.com. …

Berry Banana Frozen Pudding

Berry Banana Frozen Pudding

amandanicolesmith Breakfast, Dessert, Nut-Free, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Sugar Free, Vegan Leave a Comment

Forget frozen yogurt, let’s do frozen pudding instead! This raw vegan pudding is made with avocado, bananas, dates and berries. Raw vegan chocolate avocado pudding is a quintessential snack in the raw vegan world. But when you’re out of cacao, there’s only one thing to do, and that’s make do with what you have. This time that happened to be …

A Purified Pregnancy | The Finale

A Purified Pregnancy | Weeks 32-36

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We’re in the home stretch now and getting more and more anxious to meet the little one. Even though we have accomplished so much, there is still so much left to do and learn. This will most likely be my last post until the birth story and includes weeks 32-36. The biggest accomplishment I made these past weeks was creating …