Pak Dong Mixin’ Meal Bowl

Amanda Nicole Smith Cultured | Fermented | Pickled, Detox, Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy, Vegan Leave a Comment

A quick and easy hearty bowl of rice, greens, herbs, spices and fermented veggies. Pak dong is a Thai sweet and spicy pickled cabbage and carrot. It’s juices make the perfect dressing and the sweet and spicy vegetables are the perfect texture, nice and crunchy. Every 1-2 months I make a gallon of pak dong for easy lunches and dinners. My …

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 5 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 …

Taco Salad with Raw Vegan Taco Meat

Vegan Taco Salad

Amanda Nicole Smith Detox, Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Raw Vegan, Vegan 2 Comments

This taco salad has 4 easy components; brown rice, raw vegan taco meat, salsa fresca, and a sorrel garlic ramp guacamole. This is not your average taco salad, the taco “meat” is made from seeds, veggies and nuts. It’s the perfect summer salad with light ingredients, so you feel full without feeling weighted.  When I am detoxing in the spring …

Portobello Fajitas with Cilantro Garlic Sauce

Portobello Fajita with Cilantro Garlic Sauce

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy, Sauce, Vegan Leave a Comment

Juicy portobello mushrooms strips marinated in tamari, chili powder, cumin, and turmeric alongside red onions and bell pepper. Drizzled on top is a fresh cilantro garlic sauce made from not only cilantro and garlic but also pea shoots, arugula, lemon and lime, a winning combination right there! Both the portobello fajitas and cilantro garlic sauce are really quick and easy vegan …

Vegan Sweet Potato Alfredo

Vegan Sweet Potato Alfredo Stuffed Shells

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Gluten Free, Vegan Leave a Comment

Creamy cashew alfredo sauce dolloped on top of a sweet potato mash, stuffed inside a brown rice pasta shell and smothered in red sauce. Yum. These vegan stuffed shells were made on a whim, after the dreaded question “what do you want for dinner?” I finally decided to take a look around and come up with something different. I saw …

Vegan Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

Vegan Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Quick & Easy, Sauce, Vegan Leave a Comment

Spaghetti squash smothered in raw vegan alfredo sauce, made predominately from cashews, and intertwined with aromatic spices and herbs. To make it even better I added some broccoli and onions on top! Many similar raw vegan alfredo sauce recipes exist but each one has their own creative spin. The sky is the limit when you are creating a raw vegan sauce. …

Raw Vegan Meatloaf

Raw Vegan Meatloaf – Nut free

Amanda Nicole Smith Dehydrated, Dinner, Raw Vegan, Sprouted, Vegan 3 Comments

Raw vegan “meatloaf”, or raw veggie loaf to be accurate, is primarily made from vegetables, herbs, spices and sprouted grains. This hearty healthy meatloaf is full of flavor with a crispy outside and a perfectly soft inside. This recipe is even a winner for my non vegan friends! I wanted to make a raw vegan meatloaf that was nut free because …

Raw Vegan Chili with Slow Cooked Sprouted Beans

Hearty Raw Vegan Chili | Sprouted Slow Cooked Beans

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Vegan 3 Comments

A hearty sweet and spicy raw vegan chili made primarily from carrots, sun-dried tomatoes, raisins, walnuts, and a variety of herbs and spices! This is a quick and easy meaty chili that can be made and eaten within minutes! There is also the option of adding my slow cooked sprouted beans, but if you are strictly raw, the chili “meat” is amazing …