Raw Vegan Corn Chips

Hearty Raw Vegan Corn Chips

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Dehydrated, Gluten Free, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Sprouted, Vegan 5 Comments

A thick and crunchy chip made from corn, red bell pepper, buckwheat, peppercorn and lime. With only 5 ingredients these homemade corn chips are quick and easy to prep and pair perfectly with my 5-minute salsa fresca. These chips are also the perfect appetizer for my favorite vegan burritos with raw vegan taco meat! All you have to do is sprout …

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 …

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 Leave a Comment

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 …

Salsa Fresca

Salsa Fresca in 5 minutes

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

A quick and easy salsa fresca recipe with only a few simple ingredients; fresh tomatoes, red onion, garlic, cilantro, lemon, and lime oh my!  Salsa fresca is a great way to get in your fresh veggies, spices, and herbs, and it goes together perfect with corn chips, vegan burritos, or over a bed of rice !   Because I snacked on a whole pint …

Raw Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Dehydrated, Gluten Free, Nut-Free, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 2 Comments

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! …

cultured cashew cream cheese with walnuts

Cultured Cashew Cream Cheese | Spiced Shallot

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Cheese, Cultured | Fermented | Pickled, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

This cashew cheese is fluffy and airy, yet heavy, creamy and full of flavor, it is the perfect combination of textures. You can shape it in a bowl, or you can whip it like a dip. You could also make a cheese log and sprinkle crushed nuts on top. Anything you can do with regular cream cheese you can do with …

Raw Vegan Cheesy Kale Chips

Nacho Cashew Cheese | Raw Vegan Kale Chips

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Cheese, Dehydrated, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

If there is one thing to like about the cool crisp air, it’s the sweet bounty of kale for all the kale chips your heart desires. Crunchy, cheesy, goodness that is not only vegan but also raw! If you have ever bought kale chips from the store you know how delicious they are but also how expensive they are. If you’re lucky …