Category Archives: dressings & sauces

paleo pimiento cashew cheese dip {vegan + paleo}

It’s Friday!! Which means it’s time to kick off those old work shoes, put that bottle of rosé on ice (or two), invite some friends over, and whip up a batch of this vegan and paleo pimiento cashew cheese dip for dipping ALL THE THINGS! 😍

Paleo pimiento cashew cheese dip with fresh veggies for dipping is the perfect whole food + dairy free swap for a southern classic!

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m in the camp of “delicious dips are life”.

In case you want to know the exact order of where my love for delicious dips falls, it goes something like this:

  1. My family and friends
  2. My cat
  3. Delicious dips

Yep. That list looks about right 😉

I’m not sure where the idea to make a pimiento cashew cheese dip came from (cuz really?! Pimiento cheese?! It’s been a loooong time since I’ve thought about that). But I think it started with a container of glistening spicy cherry peppers calling out to me at our natural foods store. Sometimes one single ingredient can be such an inspiration!

And as all the sunshine starts to inch closer and more friend and family gatherings fill our calendars, why not dream up some nutrient dense snacks that we can feel good about sharing with the one’s we love the most?

Paleo pimiento cashew cheese dip with fresh veggies for dipping is the perfect whole food + dairy free swap for a southern classic!

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easy + dairy free tahini hollandaise sauce {paleo}

Guys! Today is a very exciting day. Wanna know why? Because I’m sharing a recipe with you for easy DAIRY FREE tahini hollandaise sauce! AND it’s delicious! AND it can be made in a blender!

The list of reasons to love this sauce goes on and on.

Easy dairy free tahini hollandaise sauce! So simple to make (in a blender!) and still full of healthy fats and delicious flavor for your endless list of things that you have just been waiting to drown in hollandaise goodness.

Sauces, in general, are a pretty big deal to me. From my perspective, the variety of sauces in my refrigerator are just as important as the variety of veggies.

Ya feel me?

Sauce is like the magic wand that can turn any simple thing into a truly mouthwatering food experience.

Easy dairy free tahini hollandaise sauce! So simple to make (in a blender!) and still full of healthy fats and delicious flavor for your endless list of things that you have just been waiting to drown in hollandaise goodness.

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how to make cashew cream {paleo + vegan}

Guys! I’m going to teach you how to make cashew cream!!!

I have been using this stuff a lot in my recipes on NK lately, so I thought I would create a quick little post about the method so it’s in one easy place for you to reference back to.

 How to make cashew cream sauce! The easiest, tastiest dairy free substitute with endless flavor possibilites and applications!

 

It really is super simple and fast to make, and the texture is the closest thing I have found to mimicing actual cream // dairy in a recipe!

Velvety smooth perfection.

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