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 …

Spring Sprout Salad | Ginger Garlic Dressing

Amanda Nicole Smith Detox, Gluten Free, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Sauce, Sprouted, Vegan 2 Comments

This sprout salad is made from sprouted mung beans, shredded carrot, bell pepper, and cilantro. It is then married to a sweet, spicy and tangy ginger garlic dressing. With every bite comes and explosion of texture and flavor. Spring is finally here and I have had the urge to sprout everything and anything! My favorite beans to sprout, as of …

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 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 cranberry sauce

Raw Vegan Cranberry Sauce

Amanda Nicole Smith Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Sauce, Sugar Free, Vegan 2 Comments

Homemade cranberry sauce is a classic holiday dish, but this raw vegan cranberry sauce is far from classic. This recipe is simple un-cooked and made with fresh cranberries, dates, cinnamon, clove, allspice and salt. Fresh cranberries are full of antioxidants, but when you cook them you lose out on all those free radical fighters. That is why we will not …

Raw Italian Pasta with Zucchini Noodles

Raw Zuchinni Pasta | Garlic Tomato Basil Sauce

Amanda Nicole Smith Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Sauce, Vegan Leave a Comment

Here is an easy homemade tomato sauce from scratch that is super healthy for you and takes no time at all to prepare ! My favorite happens to be when the garlic and basil are the stars.  Other key components are the shallots, rosemary, and parsley. All these delicious raw ingredients mixed together create a true burst of flavor. This sauce …