Homemade Aquafaba

Aquafaba, that viscous liquid you see when you open a can of chickpeas, makes a great egg substitute in vegan baked goods—and if you’re out of canned chickpeas, you can create homemade aquafaba with this simple recipe. Aquafaba’s unique composition… Read more

Cilantro-Cashew Dressing

Inspired by the flavors of Indian green chutney, this creamy vegan dressing recipe tastes great drizzled over salads, rice bowls, and roasted veggies. Instructions: 1. Blend cashews and ¾ cup water into a creamy texture. Add cilantro, lemon juice, serrano… Read more

Ultimate Vegan Gravy

It’s not hard to see why rich brown gravy represents comfort food for people of many different backgrounds. This vegan gravy recipe gets its creamy, savory goodness from fresh mushrooms, dried spices, and—surprise!—cooked brown rice. It’s a Forks Over Knives… Read more

Curried Acorn Squash Hummus with Crudités thanksgiving

Get the party started with this hearty vegan hummus recipe featuring the flavors of acorn squash and a hint of curry. For a festive presentation, use the scooped-out squash shell as a serving bowl for your hummus, and surround it… Read more

Ras el Hanout

Let this fragrant spice mix add a warm, complex flavor to your vegan dishes. Ras el Hanout originates from North Africa and is a staple in places like Morocco. You might have tasted it in Moroccan chickpea stews or tagines…. Read more

Wasabi Orange Sauce

This tasty vegan dipping sauce also make a wonderfuul salad dressing. I often make a double batch so I have enough for upcoming meals like these Asian Wraps which are great for packed lunches. Instructions: 1. Place the oranges, date,… Read more

Easy Vegan Miso Sauce

Serve this flavorful sauce with steamed vegetables and brown rice for a quick and tasty meal. It’s also an essential ingredient in our Miso-Glazed Butternut Squash with Spinach recipe. There are many flavors of miso on the market, but mellow white… Read more

Easy Beet Wonderdip

Looking for a colorful complement to crunchy cucumber? Try saying that five times, fast! This bright red bowl of delicious dip can almost double as a centerpiece. Recipe from the Forks Meal Planner. Sign up now to receive weekly fast and… Read more

2-Minute Oil-Free Balsamic Dressing

We hope that’s quick enough for you! This easy, quick oil-free balsamic dressing comes from chef Katie Simmons. Serve it over a hearty plant-based salad, marinated mushrooms, or grilled tofu. Recipe from Plants-Rule. Instructions: Combine all ingredients with 2 teaspoons… Read more

Dairy-Free Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This fat-free, dairy-free spinach and artichoke dip has a delightfully creamy yet light taste and texture. Serve with crudité or baked chips. Instructions: Combine the plant milk, flour, onion powder, garlic powder, and lemon juice in a saucepan. Bring to… Read more

Creamy Cilantro-Garlic Dressing

Tip: Include some cilantro stems along with the leaves for the boldest flavor. Or improvise by substituting other fresh herbs for the cilantro: basil, parsley, or mint all make a lively dressing. Instructions: Combine the tofu, vinegar, soy sauce, and… Read more

24-Carrot Gold Dressing

Fresh carrots combine with a touch of tahini in this nutrient-rich, creamy dressing. The hint of ginger adds a beautiful flavor boost. Try this on grains, too! From Plant-Powered Dressings Instructions: Using a standing blender (high-powered works best to smooth,… Read more

Cheesy Dressing

This versatile sauce is excellent tossed with veggies or with chips, pita bread, and anything else you or your kids like to dip. You can also mix leftover sauce with warm cooked pasta for a quick mac ‘n cheese, or… Read more

Healthy Homemade Sauces, Spices, and Dressings for Easier Cooking and Baking recipes

Nothing can beat delicious homemade food made from scratch, and the same can be said about homemade sauces, spices, and dressings. Create incredible pasta dishes, fresh wraps, and sweet desserts with these basic recipes that are anything but! Cauliflower Bechamel This… Read more

Raw Chocolate Caramel Dip recipes

You can whip up this luscious, creamy chocolate dip recipe in less than 10 minutes! It’s especially delicious with apples, strawberries, cantaloupe, pears, and bananas. Ingredients: 1. Soak the dates in 1/4 cup water for 5 minutes. 2. In a blender, combine the cashews and 1… Read more

Spinach Ranch Dip recipes

This dressing has more color than a traditional creamy white ranch recipe. I like to use fresh herbs, but feel free to substitute dried ones, reducing the measure by half. Besides as an oil-free dressing for salads, you can also… Read more

Basic Nut Milk

Here’s a useful recipe that will work with many different nuts. It’s a basic formula to get you started. From Crazy Sexy Juice Notes: I like to use Medjool dates, which contain minerals and antioxidants along with natural sugar, but maple syrup, coconut… Read more

Almost Instant Peanut Sauce

Ginger and cayenne give this sauce a flavorful kick, and it takes only 5 minutes to make. From The China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook Instructions: 1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl, and whisk well. 2. Store refrigerated in… Read more