Spicy Spirulina Popcorn

Spicy Spirulina | Healthy Popcorn

Amanda Nicole Smith Dessert, Gluten Free, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy, Snacks, Sugar Free, Vegan 1 Comment

The perfect quick and easy cheesy, spicy and healthy popcorn recipe. It reminds me of a cross between white cheddar popcorn and those hot fries you get at the gas station, except this stuff is way tastier! The healthy popcorn seasoning is made from spirulina, nutritional yeast, cayenne, and sea salt.  Spirulina is a blue-green algae with a dense deep green …

Sprouted Bean Salad

Raw Vegan Bean Sprout Salad

Amanda Nicole Smith Gluten Free, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Raw Vegan, Sprouted, Vegan Leave a Comment

Crispy, juicy sprouts mixed with aromatic immune boosting spices and herbs. This sprout salad is great by itself, over a green leafy salad or mixed with rice. Bean and lentil sprouts are a perfect way to add more protein to your diet. What’s better is that it’s very easy to digest so you don’t feel tired after eating, but actually energized. You …

Simple Corn Salad

Simple Summer Corn Salad

Amanda Nicole Smith Detox, Gluten Free, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

Sweet corn and a mix of veggies smothered in cilantro, onion, garlic, lemon and lime is all you need to make this simple corn salad. It’s the perfect summertime recipe, quick and easy with tons of vegetables and herbs from the garden and farmers’ market. The corn and cherry tomatoes add a slight sweetness and the texture of all the veggies mixed …

Fermented Pak Dong

Pak Dong | Thai Pickled Cabbage

Amanda Nicole Smith Cultured | Fermented | Pickled, Gluten Free, No Tools Needed, Sprouted, Vegan 16 Comments

Pak Dong is a thai pickled cabbage loaded with beneficial bacteria also known as probiotics. This ferment is packed with carrots, garlic, thai peppers, black sesame seeds, mustard seeds and of course cabbage! After fermented, these veggies turn out sweet and spicy with a little bit of tang, it’s perfect! This recipe is so easy and so good for you …

Vegan Jackfruit Fajitas

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy, Vegan 2 Comments

We have now come to the 2nd recipe in this jackfruit series, The Jackfruit Fajita! You will also get the recipe for my fabulous fire avocado sauce, it’s the perfect combination, it’s even good on salad as a dressing. If you love fajitas then I know you will love this recipe, you won’t even notice you’re not eating meat because …

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich

BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Vegan 2 Comments

Fresh jackfruit slightly cooked with pungent BBQ spices in between homemade buns and smothered in a homemade BBQ Sauce. My mouth just started to water! It doesn’t matter if you are vegan or a meat eater, smothering jackfruit in BBQ sauce and putting it between two buns is probably one of the greatest creations on Earth. I may be exaggerating a bit …

Jackfruit | Deconstructing World’s Largest Tree fruit

Amanda Nicole Smith No Tools Needed, Series Intro 1 Comment

Introducing the largest tree fruit in the world….THE JACKFRUIT!! This fruit is by far the most natural meat replacement nature has to offer and is also very versatile when trying to replicate a meaty chewy texture. In the next couple of days I plan on sharing everything I know about this incredible fruit. We will be making different recipes using …

Vegan Mushroom Sushi & Ginger Sauce

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Vegan 2 Comments

Vegan Sushi? Yes Vegan Sushi and it is nothing short of incredible! I have made about 20 rolls all from a bag of irresistible mushrooms. I had never made sushi before, and hadn’t tried most of the mushrooms that were in the bag but once I did I became hooked! Realizing how easy it was I enjoyed practicing and making …

Vegan Miyeok Guk | Korean Seaweed Soup

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy, Vegan 8 Comments

As many of you know I moved to DC over the summer, in hopes to grow opportunities and also to follow my heart. This city and its surrounding areas are culturally divine. I feel as though a piece of every place in the world came to DC, it’s a feeling of connection that I have never experienced before. This is …