SPICY SRIRACHA WHITE BEAN DIP 1 15oz can of white beans (rinsed)  , I prefer the creamy cannellini beans  1 Tablespoons olive oil  1 teaspoon sesame oil  2 teaspoons soy sauce ( or to taste)  2 Tablespoons sriracha hot sauce or any spicy chili sauce, or one fresh thai chili  1 large clove of garlic  1/2 teaspoon curry powder  1/4 cup of water (addition water needed if you need to make the dip smoother)  1 Tablespoon lime juice  crackers or fried crispy bread

Spicy White Bean Dip with Sriracha Sauce

Spicy Siracha White Bean Dip from White on Rice. I love this dip, it's delicious! It's a healthier alternative to queso and other mayonnaise-based dips. I'll be making this for a summer appetizer or snack again, soon.

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER HUMMUS 1 medium head cauliflower, broken into small florets  oil mister or cooking spray  1 clove garlic  1/3 c. tahini  2 tbsp. lemon juice  2 tbsp. olive oil  salt + pepper to taste  lemon wedges, olive oil & parsley for garnish  pita bread and fresh veggies for serving

Roasted Cauliflower Hummus

I trimmed the calories from regular hummus by using roasted cauliflower instead of chickpeas. This Roasted Cauliflower Hummus recipe makes a great snack!

RAW NACHO CHEESE SAUCE (Part 2)  Use it as a dip, a spread, over nachos, in lasagna—add it to any food or dish that needs a little cheesy love! 1 cup raw CASHEW NUTS  1/4-1/2 cup chopped RED BELL PEPPER  2 tablespoons cold-pressed OLIVE OIL  2 tablespoons WATER  1-1/2 tablespoons LEMON JUICE  1/2 teaspoon SEA SALT (then adjust to taste)  1 teaspoon ONION POWDER  1/4 teaspoon TURMERIC

Raw Nacho Cheese Sauce

raw nacho cheese sauce, vegan dairy free gluten-free-dairy-free-and-mostly-sugar-free

RAW NACHO CHEESE SAUCE (Part 1) What I've found surprising in our transition from pre-packaged and processed to homemade and healthier foods are the tasty replacements available. For example, I would gobble down half a pan of Betty Crocker® brownies (my mom the other half). Today, I make brownies from scratch using ingredients like dates, almond butter and coconut flour. They taste much better and are more satisfying. So it is with this Raw Nacho Cheese Sauce.

Raw Nacho Cheese Sauce

raw nacho cheese sauce, vegan dairy free gluten-free-dairy-free-and-mostly-sugar-free

CREAMY BAKED ARTICHOKE DIP 6 in. French bread  1/4 c raw cashews, option  1/2 c cooked red or Yukon gold potatoes, packed  2 Tbsp lemon juice  1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar  2 cloves garlic  1 tsp. + 1-2 pinches sea salt  2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast  2-3 pinches ground black pepper  1 c nondairy milk (soy milk 4 creaminess)  3 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil  3 Tbsp. flat-leaf parsley  1 14-oz can artichoke hearts  1/4 c fresh basil leaves 4-5 oz. frozen spinach Vegan Parm cheese, option

Creamy Baked Artichoke Dip

10 Healthy Raw Recipes, No Cooking Needed Creamy Baked Artichoke Dip. Shop for the ingredients with the Voice Shopping List Maker, SmartSho.

FAKE-OUT CHEESE SAUCE AND 5 USES FOR IT (Part 1) 3/4 cup nutritional yeast flakes  1 can cannellini beans, drained (about 1 1/2 cups)  2-3 Tbsp tamari (replaces added salt)  1 tsp garlic powder  1 1/2 Tbsp mustard powder  1 Tbsp Dijon mustard  1/4 tsp fine pepper  1 cup mashed sweet potato OR 1/2 cup instant mashed potato (unflavored) + 1/2 cup water  1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil  1/4 cup vegan butter (Earth Balance) softened  1-2 Tbsp agave syrup

This creamy orange "cheese" sauce hides a healthy secret. It's vegan, dairy-free. Here are five ways to use this cheesy sauce or dip.

BEET HUMMUS I ate this entire batch, save one teaspoon that my mother caught just in time, before it was all finished off.  1/2 pound beets (about 4 medium sized beets), scrubbed clean, cooked, peeled, and cubed*  2 Tbsp tahini sesame seed paste  5 Tbsp lemon juice  1 small clove garlic, chopped  1 Tbsp ground cumin  1 Tbsp lemon zest (zest from approx. 2 lemons)  Generous pinch of sea salt or Kosher salt  Fresh ground pepper to taste

Beet Hummus ~ Colorful beet hummus made with cooked red beets, sesame seed tahini paste, lemon juice, garlic, and cumin.

SPICY COCONUT ALMOND DIPPING SAUCE makes about 1/2 cup – easily doubled    1/2 cup almond butter  juice of 1 lime  2-5 tablespoons sriracha*  2-3 tablespoons coconut milk (So Delicious carton)    *to taste and heat preference – you can always add, you cannot take away    In medium bowl, combine almond butter and lime juice. Add sriracha and coconut milk, a tablespoon at a time, whisk until smooth. Add more coconut milk and/or sriracha for a thinner sauce.

Spicy Coconut Almond Dipping Sauce - a quick and easy sauce you will want to use on every dish! adjust the heat to your spicy preference, and start dipping!

VELVET VEGAN CHEESE SAUCE Great over steamed veg or as Mac N' Cheese. 1/2 cup Earth Balance margarine  1/2 cup brown rice flour (you can use regular, but why not give gluten-free a try?)  1 cup hot water  2 tablespoons Bragg  1/2 teaspoon salt  1/4 teaspoon turmeric  1 cup Nutritional Yeast Flakes  1 15 oz can pumpkin  1 15 oz can chickpeas  1 cup water (separate from the cup above)  1 package Vegan Cheddar Cheese (either Follow Your Heart or Daiya)  1 – 2 teaspoons paprika

Velvet Vegan Cheese Sauce by Namely Marly (I wonder if you could simplify this with just the pumpkin, chickpeas, nutritional yeast and spices.

FAKE-OUT CHEESE SAUCE AND 5 USES FOR IT(Part 3) tasted french bread cubes, rice chips and more into this savory sauce.    3. Cheesy Salsa  Gently fold into chunky salsa for a swirled cheesy salsa dip. Ah, memories of that Velveeta cheese microwaved salsa are swirling in my head.    4. Chili Cheese Dogs  Add this luscious silky sauce over top a few soy dogs with veggie salsa for the ultimate smothered chili cheese dog. Vegan style!

vegan-fake out cheese sauce, cannellini beans, mashed sweet potato, vegan butter. Makes 5 cups good cheddar flavour - lots of uses

VEGAN WHITE BECHAMEL SAUCE    ¼ cup vegan margarine   ¼ cup tightly packed minced yellow onion*  2 garlic cloves, minced  ¼ cup corn flour (corn starch) (arrowroot can probably replace)  2 cups soy milk   1 tablespoon lemon juice  1 tablespoon nutritional yeast  salt and pepper  pinch of nutmeg

Vegan White (Béchamel) Sauce that's perfect for topping pizzas, pastas, or veggies. you had me at white sauce!