Vegan Ranch Dressing

Posted by on Aug 6, 2011 in Sauces/Dressings | Comments Off on Vegan Ranch Dressing

Vegan Ranch Dressing

Before becoming vegan I must admit that I was not really a fan of ranch dressing. I much prefer a nice balsamic vinegar, or raspberry vinaigrette. But I was looking for  a great vegan version of the dressing/dip to bring to a party and I cam across this recipe. I must say that this is by far the best ranch dressing I have ever had. I am not kidding when I tell you I put it on everything (when I have it on hand). I have tried it on salad and veggies of course, but I have also dipped pita chips in it, avocado sushi...

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Vegan Pesto Sauce

Posted by on Jul 31, 2011 in Sauces/Dressings | Comments Off on Vegan Pesto Sauce

Vegan Pesto Sauce

An Italian staple, veganized 🙂 Ingredients: 1 large bunch of basil (about 3 cups, loosely packed) 2-3 large cloves garlic 6 Tbsp raw pine nuts or walnuts (or a combination of the two) 3/4 – 1 tsp salt, or to taste 6 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup nutritional yeast (optional) Directions: Place all ingredients except the olive oil and nutritional yeast into a food processor. Process to a finely ground consistency. Add olive oil and process again, until smooth and creamy. If desired, add nutritional yeast...

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