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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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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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caramelized onion smothered pork chops with herb whipped parsnips and kale {gluten free + paleo}

There seems to be a trend happening on the blog lately… I guess when it’s this time of year I’m just naturally drawn to all the cozy meals!

This gluten free caramelized onion smothered pork chop with herb whipped parsnips and kale definitely fits that criteria.

Caramelized onion smothered pork chops with herb whipped parsnips and kale are here to take your gluten free // paleo dinner to the next level of comfort + satisfaction! Nestled in a creamy dairy free sauce these pork chops pair perfectly with dreamy whipped parsnips and bright and nourishing kale for the perfect comfort food meal.

 

This dish, probably more than any other dish that I’ve made, reminds me of my grandmother’s dinners.

 

Caramelized onion smothered pork chops with herb whipped parsnips and kale are here to take your gluten free // paleo dinner to the next level of comfort + satisfaction! Nestled in a creamy dairy free sauce these pork chops pair perfectly with dreamy whipped parsnips and bright and nourishing kale for the perfect comfort food meal.

 

She used to make smothered pork chops for dinner what felt like every week. Her version was definitely made a little bit differently though – with canned cream of mushroom soup, served alongside some rice and steamed lima beans (my favorite // least favorite veggie that I always said I hated but always finished – oh to be five again 😂)

This version has no canned soups, no grains, and is totally dairy free. Sounds pretty phenomenol, right?

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