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Ama Opare

Supporting you by bringing you flavorful and satisfying vegan and raw vegan recipes, inspiration and online training and one-on-one coaching to help LOVE YOUR VEGAN LIFE! I am an educator and revolutionary who has teamed up with my physician/dietitian husband, Nana Kwaku Opare, MD, MPH, CA, to address the growing health problems in the Afrikan/Black community by building a Nation of Black Vegetarians and Vegans.

Marinated Vegetables

Marinated Broccoli

This recipe dates way back to my childhood, long before I knew anything about “raw foods” or even vegetarianism. My mom would marinate broccoli in italian dressing. It was so simple yet so delicious. My version uses fresh ingredients and has so many different variations. It can be given a…

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Tacos

I have in the past resisted using lettuce as a wrap or taco shell. Somehow it just didn’t seem like it would be satisfying. I have made some tasty dehydrated wraps and shell however sometime I want something NOW! Recently I tried using romaine leaves as taco shells and I…

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Pecan Pie

A rich and satisfying version of a family favorite for many folks. Take this to your next holiday dinner and you won’t feel deprived. For the crust Extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil to grease the pan 1 cup raw walnut pieces 1/4 cup dried, shredded, unsweetened coconut 1/8…

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Nut Pate´

A nut or seed paté is a very versatile item in a raw food menu. It is a busy person’s friend. Patés can be made in minutes and in many variations. The basic recipe is below. Make enough to last for several days and store it in an air tight…

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Raw Vegan Brownies

Raw Walnut Brownies

These raw brownies are absolutely delicious. This is a super easy recipe that you can make and be ready to eat in 15 minutes. I remember making cooked brownies and hating to have to wait for 50 minutes to let it cool. Sometimes I didn’t wait and they fell apart…

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Sausage Patties, Crumbles, or Loaf

This easy recipe makes wonderful burger patties, tasty crumbles for pizza and other dishes, or could be formed into a loaf. 2 cups pecans (un-soaked) 1 small white onion (minced) 1 small sweet apple (peeled, cored & seeded) 1 cup mushrooms (any type) 1⁄3 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon fennel seeds…

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