Many recipes included in a plant-based vegan diet call for cashews, and if you’re using a low-power blender soaking the cashews is required. However, with a high-power blender like this one, there is no need for soaking anything in my experience.
These vegan desserts will cure any sweet tooth, and they are so easy to make. Click on each of the photos, recipe titles, or 'Get the Recipe' buttons to see full recipes with ingredients, measurements, instructions, and a print button.
Homemade Tootsie Rolls require no baking and only 5 ingredients. The flavor experience is a mix between a tootsie roll and rich fudge. While candy-making can seem like an intimidating task, following this homemade tootsie roll recipe is actually surprisingly easy.
These Frozen Fruit Desserts are from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. "Fruit is high in antioxidants, low in fat, and high in fiber. Fruit is also full of water which helps to keep you hydrated and feeling full. In addition, the potassium found in bananas decreases the loss of calcium from the body and increases the rate of bone building."--Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Food for Life: Cancer Project
Three ingredients and a blender are all you need to make this refreshing mango ice cream recipe. The simplicity of homemade nice cream makes it an excellent option for a healthy treat you can feel good about serving.
Healthy banana nice cream is SO quick and easy to make! It’s a deliciously wholesome dessert that everyone will enjoy because it’s vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and even sugar-free.
We love to be able to snack on healthy dips, and these are served regularly at my house. Click on each of the photos, recipe titles, or 'Get the Recipe' buttons to see full recipes with ingredients, measurements, instructions, and a print button.
This low-fat Italian Vegan Hummus is delicious on sandwiches, in wraps, or served with fresh vegetables and pita bread. It's completely oil and tahini-free, so the calories and fat per serving are very low.
This oil-free hummus with roasted red pepper requires only a handful of ingredients and a few minutes to make. If you have 10 minutes and a blender or food processor, you've got a delicious healthy snack.
This bean dip is one of the easiest recipes you will ever make with only 3-4 ingredients and prep time of 15 minutes flat! Recipe is from The Cancer Survivor's Guide by Dr. Neal Barnard of Physicians Committee.
This luscious spread uses no added fat. The sundried tomatoes give it a wonderful smoky flavor and add the cancer-fighting antioxidant lycopene. Spread it on low-fat crusty bread or use it as a dip for baked pita chips. Recipe from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
Salsa is so easy to make, and it's much better than the store-bought. All you need is a blender and few ingredients.
Vitamix Vegan CHEESES
Contrary to popular belief, going vegan doesn't mean going cheeseless. These are some amazing vegan cheeses that will delight taste buds. Click on each of the photos, recipe titles, or 'Get the Recipe' buttons to see full recipes with ingredients, measurements, instructions, and a print button.
This Vegan Cheese Recipe has been a long time coming. Though I have a number of great dairy-free cheese recipes already, all of them have been sauces. That’s where this one is different. It’s actually sliceable for serving on crackers, sandwiches, and charcuterie boards.
This Vegan Nacho Cheese is incredible as a dip for baked chips as well as on fries, baked potatoes, and pizza. For healthy burritos and quesadillas, it can't be beaten! Make it with cashews or white beans.
This is a list of a variety of sauces that I make regularly. They are useful in so many recipes! Click on each of the photos, recipe titles, or 'Get the Recipe' buttons to see full recipes with ingredients, measurements, instructions, and a print button.
Trying to avoid refined sugar? Date Paste is a healthy natural sugarsubstitute that’s the perfect solution for baking deliciously sweet desserts, and it’s so easy to make with only two ingredients–water and dates!
This creamy, spreadable vegan butter requires only 6 simple ingredients and a blender. Spread it on toast, vegetables, baked potatoes, corn on the cob, and more! It also happens to be oil-free, dairy-free, nut-free, and gluten-free.