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Peanut Butter Hummus with veggie sticks

Peanut Butter Hummus [Oil Free]

Since November is National Peanut Butter Lover’s month, I’ve got a ton of delicious recipes for you. Each one featuring peanut butter of course. I absolutely LOVE peanut butter, especially homemade. It truly makes almost anything better. I mean, who doesn’t love peanut butter desserts, peanut butter oats, peanut butter sauces, stir fry’s, peanut butter ALL THE THINGS?? Well, I’ve…

Roasted red pepper hummus in center of veggie tray

Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

We love hummus in my house, so I’m always looking for different ways to make it! I’ve been buying roasted red pepper hummus from Costco for years! Finally I decided to try and make some for myself! Why haven’t I made it before now? This hummus is such a hit. It turned out even better than expected! Absolute yum! The…

easy pumpkin spice hummus plated with veggies

Easy Pumpkin Spice Hummus

It’s the season for pumpkin spice everything! I present you with this DELISH and EASY pumpkin spice hummus! I made this for an afternoon snack with some raw veggies. But don’t limit yourself. This versatile dip can also be served with crackers, or as a bean burger or salad topping. My pantry has several cans of pumpkin puree in it…

Venezuelan guasacaca

Chunky Venezuelan Guasacaca

Guasacaca is a Venezuelan dip or sauce. Traditionally it is served on grilled meats. My husband, being born in Venezuela, requested a dish reminding him of his hometown for his birthday this year. So I’ve been doing some research. I really wanted something creative, and unexpected. Well, what I have for you is my very own chunky version of a…

cashew cream - vegan sour cream

Easy Dairy Free Sour Cream – (Cashew Cream)

This dairy free sour cream is the perfect compliment to your favourite Mexican dishes. Try this for your next taco Tuesday night, (or any night!) with these Vegan Tacos or Nachos. It’d also be a great dip for your next veggie tray. This dairy free sour cream (or cashew cream) is easy to make and requires minimal ingredients. First, soak…

Guacamole in bowl with tortilla chips surrounding it in a platter

3 Minute Easy Guacamole

Want to make guacamole in a pinch? Try this 3 minute easy guacamole. It’s SO easy, SO fast, and your friends won’t even know it only took you 3 minutes to make! This is a recipe I’ve been making for years, but never thought it was blog worthy with all the shortcuts taken. Until recently, that is. I’m learning every…

homemade ranch dressing

Homemade Ranch Dressing – Dairy Free

This homemade ranch dressing is the perfect accompaniment for your next veggie tray or Cauliflower Buffalo Wings. Not only is it dairy free, it is very easy to make. I love when I can make easy dressing recipes at home. The store bought ones always tend to have unpronounceable ingredients in them. As a general rule, I try not to…

homemade tahini

Homemade Tahini – Made in Only 5 Minutes!

Need a delicious sauce for your favourite Middle Eastern cuisine? Add this homemade tahini, made in only 5 minutes to your next falafel dish or hummus. No need to toast the sesame seeds first, saving you precious time! This dressing also tastes great on these Vegan Taco‘s! But don’t take my word for it, give it a try! So, I…

homemade pesto in jar

Homemade Dairy Free Pesto

Tired of store bought pesto that often has added preservatives? Try this homemade dairy free pesto option instead. It’s SO easy to make and requires only 3 ingredients plus salt and water! This recipe is also vegan friendly and skips the dairy typically found in pesto sauces at the supermarket. Not only does this accommodate those with dairy intolerances or…