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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.

Why This Site Is For Black Vegetarians

On April 15, 2013 Food For The Soul, The Online Home For Black Vegetarian, went live. You may wonder why this site is for BLACK vegetarians and not all vegetarians and who qualifies as a black vegetarian. Let me explain. Many black folks experience a feeling of aloneness that can…

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Pizza Crust

Pizza Crust will keep in the refrigerator for several weeks so you may want to double the recipe to make enough to store. This makes it easy to pull together a quick dinner. Simply top with your favorite sauce and veggies. The marinara sauce makes a wonderful pizza sauce. A…

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Raw Vegan Upside Down Cake

Raw Vegan Upside Down Cake

The raw vegan upside down cake offers many delicious variations. Use a mixture of berries or other fruit or all one type of fruit.  Try mango, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, pineapple, kiwi, bananas or apples. Try adding spices such as cinnamon or vanilla or flavor with lemon or lime juice. Use…

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Chocolate Truffles

Raw Chocolate Truffles

These bite-sized delicacies will melt in your mouth! I recommend hiding some in the freezer or they will all be gone before you know it. Raw cocao  packs a caffeine punch so be careful. Eat too many of these at night and you may be awake into the night. There…

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Onion Bread

Onion Bread in the dehydrator

This is an easy tasty bread than can be used to make sandwiches, to dip, as a pizza crust or to snack on by itself. I use it as a burger bun for the sage burgers. Ingredients: 2 yellow onions, large 1 cup flax seeds (golden, brown or a combo)…

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Marinara Sauce

Marinara sause has many uses. This recipe makes enough to use several times. Store it in a air tight container in your refrigerator for 5 days. Use it as a pizza sauce, sauce for your spiralized veggies, in raw lasagna, a topping for burgers, on kelp noodles, or as the…

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Cashew Sour Cream

Raw Cashew Sour Cream

A great addition to your tacos, chili, or nut burgers 1 1⁄2 cup raw cashews soaked for 4 hours 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon white miso 1/2 cup water 1/2 tsp sea salt Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. From Living On Raw Food…

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Raw Chili Recipe

Serves 8-10, cut in half for less servings. This bean free chili is one of our favorites. It tastes amazingly good and will satisfy your chili desires. The barley substitutes for the meat and beans and provides a nice chewy texture. Although it requires a good deal of chopping it…

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