Alkalizing Spirulina Shots

Alkaline Spirulina Shots

Amanda Nicole Smith Detox, Drinks, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy 1 Comment

Spirulina is a blue-green algae, a complete protein, highly alkalizing, and has an abundance of nutrients. The old saying should go…”A shot of spirulina a day keeps the doctors away.” 🙂 Spirulina is not only filled with protein, it also contains many vitamins and minerals like calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, vitamin E, K, C, A; just to name a few.  Spirulina has …

Simple Fall Salad

Simple Fall Veggie Salad

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

Simple is the keyword, this salad has only 5 ingredients, takes only 5 minutes to make, and its full of vitamins and minerals. Raw kale, broccoli, cucumbers, red onion and raspberry vinaigrette have never tasted better raw!  Let’s just say October in the mid atlantic is much different from the October I’m used to in Upstate NY. In Maryland we still …

Veggie Blood Soup

Veggie Blood Soup

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Detox, Dinner, Gluten Free, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy, Soup, Vegan Leave a Comment

A Halloween inspired vegetable soup with spooky blood red broth, made from infusing spices and roasted vegetables. No stirring, no checking, no worrying, just a no-fail way to make a flavor infused soup in 45 minutes. This recipe was created on a lazy rainy day, we simply steeped herbs and spices and made a flavorful broth. Then we roughly cut vegetables, dry …

Relieve Cough and Congestion Herbal Tea

Herbal Tea Recipe | Relieve Cough & Congestion

Amanda Nicole Smith Drinks, Herbal Tea, Hot Drinks, Quick & Easy Leave a Comment

A sweet herbal tea blend of licorice, marshmallow, wild cherry, echinacea, fennel and ginger. It’s that time of year again, the cold is creeping! Thankfully herbal tea is a great way to boost your immune system. Roots, barks, seeds and leaves are known to have many healing and preventative properties.  If your body is starting to send distress signals, the big ones including …

Vegan Sesame Cheese

Vegan Sesame Cheese | Nut-free

Amanda Nicole Smith Cheese, Nut-Free, Quick & Easy, Vegan 9 Comments

A simple vegan sesame cheese, dare I say raw vegan, made from sesame seeds, nutritional yeast, apple cider vinegar, and agar agar. Un-hulled sesame seeds have a very nutty flavor, almost a little smoky I’d say. If you like sesame seeds then you’ll really like this cheese. Since cashews are used in pretty much every cheese recipe nowadays, which makes …

Raw Vegan Peanut Butter Fig Bars

Raw Vegan Peanut Butter Fig Bars

Amanda Nicole Smith Dessert, Gluten Free, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 10 Comments

These rich fudge-like peanut butter fig bars will melt in your mouth and remind you just how well peanut butter and jelly get along. The fig in the crust is reminiscent to the sweetness of grape jelly, and those crispy fig seeds create an elevated texture. These babies were inspired by my mom on our camping trip this summer in upstate NY! …

Raw Vegan Pecan Brownies

Amanda Nicole Smith Dessert, Gluten Free, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

A soft chewy raw vegan brownie made with pecans, coconut flour, dates, cacao and sea salt. This is one of those super simple recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth to help you replace those oh so dangerous desserts. 😉 Dominick and I make these very often, because they are just too easy and yummy. We actually just finished our weekly batch in …

Raw Vegan Corn Chips

Hearty Raw Vegan Corn Chips

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Dehydrated, Gluten Free, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Sprouted, Vegan 9 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 …