Raw Vegan Coconut Ice Cream

Raw Vegan Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream

Amanda Nicole Smith Dessert, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

This decadent dairy-free ice cream is made from a base of fresh coconut and cashews, and sweetened with the sap of a coconut tree. One mature coconut goes a long way, you can make both chocolate and vanilla ice cream with just one. Raw vegan ice cream is the perfect companion to blueberry pie, chocolate granola bars, chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter …

Raw Vegan Corn Bread

Raw Vegan Corn Bread

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Doughs | Breads | Crusts, Gluten Free, Lunch, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 2 Comments

Get ready for the ultimate raw, vegan, gluten-free and nut-free corn bread! This raw bread is crispy on the outside like toast, soft on the inside like real bread; and only made with whole ingredients like pumpkin seeds, oats, red bell pepper, fresh corn and flax seed. Cut the pieces thick for a hearty meal by itself, or make a …

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 Nachos

Raw Vegan Nachos with Zucchini Nacho Cheese

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Cheese, Dehydrated, Lunch, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

These raw vegan nachos are filling and full of fresh flavor. The base is hearty raw vegan corn chips, layered on top is raw vegan taco meat, upon that is a raw vegan zucchini nacho cheese, and lastly salsa fresca. All these layers come together and make the freshest nachos you’ll ever taste! This is one of those recipes where I …

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 …

Simple Lacto-Fermented Dill Pickles

Lacto-Fermented Dill Pickles

Amanda Nicole Smith Cultured | Fermented | Pickled, Detox, No Tools Needed, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan 7 Comments

Crisp and crunchy sour dill pickles, lacto-fermented in a salt brine with spices and herbs. In the end these pickles will be loaded with beneficial probiotic, lactobacillus, hence the name lacto-fermented. Probiotic pills/capsules can get expensive. Making your own fermented foods is much cheaper, and lacto-fermented pickles have 100 times more probiotics than a pill! I started making pickles in 2012, shortly …

Spouted Buckwheat Chocolate Granola Bars

Crunchy Chocolate Granola Bars | Sprouted & Raw Vegan

Amanda Nicole Smith Dehydrated, Gluten Free, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Sprouted, Vegan 1 Comment

Crunchy, sprouted, and raw vegan chocolate granola bars are irresistible and super easy to make with only 5 ingredients; buckwheat, oats, cacao, dates, and vanilla. They are also gluten-free, nut-free and oil-free; plus they are loaded with beneficial vitamins and minerals. I make these granola bars almost every week for Dominick and I to take when we’re on the go. …

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 …

Sprouted Blueberry Cherry Granola Bars

Blueberry Cherry Granola Bars | Raw Vegan, Sprouted, Gluten-free

Amanda Nicole Smith Dehydrated, Dessert, Gluten Free, Nut-Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Sprouted, Sugar Free, Vegan Leave a Comment

Sprouted buckwheat, rolled oats, fresh cherries, blueberries and dates is all it takes to make the greatest crunchy and chewy granola bar! Better yet it is raw vegan, and gluten-free! 🙂  I love the texture, crunchy, yet chewy from the fruit. It’s also the perfect amount of sweetness with burst of flavor from the fruit.  Since the berries came to the …