Dips & Spreads

Chocolate Hummus

 I am looking for ways to incorporate more pulses into my diet. Pulses are dried peas, edible beans, lentils and chickpeas. Since I am not a fan of these at all, I have to be creative in how I eat them. So I thought, why not make it into a […]

Cashew Cream

 This cashew cream takes the place of whipping cream and is delightful! Take away the maple syrup and vanilla and you can make this a savory cream! Soak the cashews for a couple hours. After you rinse and drain them, you add the remaining ingredients and blend. That’s it! You […]

Almond Crème Fraîche

 I’m absolutely in love with this vegan alternative! It has the taste of Crème Fraîche which I absolutely love. Soak the almonds in warm water. I bought almonds with the skins already removed as I didn’t feel like peeling them. Put into the blender and purée until smooth. Store in […]

Roasted Garlic Vegan Aioli

 This aioli is amazing! The addition of roasted garlic and Dijon add so much depth to this condiment. You can’t tell that this is vegan and my family loves it. Roast your bulb of garlic by wrapping it in tinfoil and drizzling with extra virgin olive oil. Squeeze all the […]

Creamy Avocado Pesto

 There’s nothing like the taste of Pesto in my opinion! The herbal earthiness of it is tantalizing. I made this one with only a touch of added oil. The avocado makes it very creamy. Put everything into the blender and start pulsing it as you slowly add the water. The […]

Avocado Nut “Cream Cheese”

 This “cheese” is amazing! I eat it on everything and if you let it sit overnight, the flavors blend and it gets better! Start by soaking the almonds/cashews overnight. Peel them by squeezing one end and the almond should just pop out. No need to do this if you’re using […]