Category Archives: dressings/sauces

Cucumber and Heirloom Tomato Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette

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Yes, another blackberry recipe, though I think this is one of the last for the season. I also had the opportunity to use one of my other seasonal favorites, heirloom tomatoes. This salad is so simple it almost seems silly … Continue reading

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Lemon Dill Dressing

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This is a great refreshing dressing. It was originally created to go over my Brazil nut “tuna” but it would work great with lots of salads, especially those using asparagus, artichokes or hearts of palm. It’s easy to make and … Continue reading

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Easy Smoked Paprika Dip

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We were having a junk food afternoon and needed something to dip our classic potato chips in so the little vegan and I came up with this. It is her new favorite and she really felt it needed to be … Continue reading

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Yogurt Kale Dip

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For the last week, all of my non vegan friends have been raving about this new yogurt kale dip that Trader Joe’s just started carrying, even those that don’t like kale. The dip had me intrigued. I read the ingredients, … Continue reading

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Walnut Vinaigrette

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Ever since making Creamy Better Than Ranch dressing from Uncooking 101 which I made for my R is for Raw post for Vegan Mofo I have been doing more reading on raw food preparation. Though I don’t think I will … Continue reading

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Cucumber Salsa

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  It was taco night with an Asian flair at the DFV house so I needed a salsa to top them that fit the theme.  This is really light and tasty.  Some other ideas to use it for is on … Continue reading

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Herb Dressing

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  While attempting to make jalapeno poppers I realized that I needed a dip and I knew that many restaurants serve them with Ranch Dressing.  Honestly,  I don’t remember the last time I had Ranch or what it tasted like … Continue reading

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cashew cream

1 lb of raw cashews. I soaked cashews in cold water over night in the fridge.  My mom soaks hers in warm (not hot) water for 15-30 minutes.  I also read some recipes where they didn’t soak at all.  Rinse … Continue reading

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Blue "Cheesey" Dressing

3 oz blue cheese alternative (I used Sunergia’s Soy Bleu) 1/2 cup soy sour cream 1 cup vegan mayo juice of one lemon (apprx. 1 Tbsp) 1 small garlic clove, pressed 1 Tbsp white vinegar 1/4 tsp vegan Worcestershire sauce … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Dressing

1 Shallot *1 to 4 jalapeno’s seeded 1 clove garlic 1/2 cup frozen peas 1/2 cup cilantro 1/4 cup vegan mayo 1 tsp Agave 1 Tbsp capers For this recipe you have to use frozen peas.  Do not defrost them.   … Continue reading

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