Purple Pak Dong

Purple Pak Dong

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Cultured | Fermented | Pickled, Detox, Lunch, No Tools Needed, Raw Vegan, Vegan 2 Comments

Pak dong is a Thai sweet and spicy cabbage, carrot and spice ferment. Purple pak dong is a twist on the original pak dong inspired by Puckers Gourmet.  If you like a crunchy, deep earthy spice, you’ll really like this new combination. If you like a sweeter and slightly softer combination, you’ll like the original better. The best way to eat pak dong, for me …

Chunky garlic and herb hummus

Chunky Hummus | Garlic & Herb

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, No Tools Needed, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Sprouted, Vegan Leave a Comment

Whole chickpeas mixed with fresh garlic, sesame seeds, shallot and fresh aromatic herbs. This is an Italian influenced hummus, inspired by Nicole from Two Acre Farms.  Nicole introduced this gem of a recipe around Super Bowl, since then I have had the urge to recreate it. This is a little different from Nicole’s but still seriously tasty and full of flavor! …

cultured cashew cream cheese with walnuts

Cultured Cashew Cream Cheese | Spiced Shallot

Amanda Nicole Smith Appetizer, Cheese, Cultured | Fermented | Pickled, Gluten Free, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Vegan Leave a Comment

This cashew cheese is fluffy and airy, yet heavy, creamy and full of flavor, it is the perfect combination of textures. You can shape it in a bowl, or you can whip it like a dip. You could also make a cheese log and sprinkle crushed nuts on top. Anything you can do with regular cream cheese you can do with …