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Sauces & Condiments

Add flavor and luscious texture with our vegan sauces and condiments. Take sandwiches and wraps from yawn to yum with hummuses and spreads. Toss whole grain pasta with a zesty tomato or rich cheesy sauce. Step up your salad game with vegan dressings spanning the flavor spectrum, from ranch to oil-free vinaigrettes. Dial up the decadence of desserts with vegan whipped cream or frosting. And stock your refrigerator with healthful plant-based versions of staple condiments such as ketchup and sour cream.

“Magical” Applesauce Vinaigrette

This salad dressing uses applesauce to emulsify the ingredients and produce a surprisingly thick vinaigrette that is virtually fat-free! Feel free to…

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Roasted Tomato Salsa

A friend taught me his family recipe for salsa roja de molcajete, or tomato salsa made in a traditional stone mortar and pestle. I’ve adapted it so it can be made without the mortar and pestle. Roasting the chile and the tomatoes brings out the authentic earthy taste, even without the traditional tool.

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Spiked Sour Cream

I always make my own sour cream when I want it. I sometimes like to kick up the flavor, as I do…

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Del’s Basic Barbecue Sauce

Barbecue sauce is not just for pork or chicken! I make baked beans and sloppy joes with it, and even use it…

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Hot Chile Sauce

I created this sauce when I could not easily find a commercially made hot sauce that was oil- and sugar-free—and also tasted…

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Creamy Mushroom Gravy

This gravy is delicious with Mashed Potatoes or Lentil & Rice Loaf. It’s rich and flavorful even without the typical processed ingredients…

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Tomato Sauce

This is my go-to sauce for anything. You can toss it with cooked whole-grain pasta and sautéed vegetables for an easy meal….

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Vegetable Stock

Making your own vegetable stock is as easy as chopping the vegetables. Double, triple, or quadruple the recipe and freeze some for…

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Date Paste

Make sure you always have some on hand to create a healthy dessert in no time. Here’s how to make date paste.

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Sour “Cream”

I keep this smooth, creamy, and easy-to-make sour “cream” on hand to use in any recipe calling for traditional sour cream. From…

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Vanilla Bean Whip

This is a light and fluffy cream with lots of vanilla flavor, and you’ll want to top everything with this whip. Cobblers,…

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5 Minute Cranberry Relish

Why cook your Thanksgiving cranberry sauce or load it up with sugar when you can make this incredibly easy, raw cranberry relish…

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