Condiments, Dips & Sauces

  • Vegan Strawberry Preserves

    YIELD: 2½ Cups I find myself using this type of preserve more than any other to add a touch of sweetness or flavor to many desserts. The amount of sugar in this recipe is essential in making the correct consistency; otherwise...

  • Vegan Quick And Easy Applesauce

    YIELD: 6 Cups Applesauce is so easy to make, you really should give it a whirl if you never have. You may wonder why it has taken so long to DIY! Ingredients: 10 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced...

  • Vegan Hot Fudge Sauce

    YIELD: 1½ Cups Better than the kind you can buy from the store, this hot fudge sauce keeps for up to 1 month if stored in an airtight container in the fridge. Ingredients: 1 cup sugar ⅓ cup cocoa powder 2...

  • Vegan Bestest Nut Butter

    YIELD: 3 Cups Peanuts are the star of the show below, but this method works well with other roasted nuts, which comes in handy with a peanut allergy. Try toasted or raw almonds, cashews, or sunflower seeds instead. Even though nut...

  • Vegan Caramel Sauce

    YIELD: 1 Cup This easy caramel sauce was created for topping the Caramel Chai Cheesecake but is also incredible over ice cream, especially with sprinkles. Ingredients: 1 cup brown sugar, packed ½ cup non dairy margarine ¼ cup almond or coconut...

  • Vegan Vanilla Extract

    YIELD: 5 Cups Although vanilla extract is fairly easy to come by, the stuff made at home is superior in flavor and will last virtually forever. I like to make up a big batch at once and bottle to give away...

  • Vegan Dark Chocolate Ganache

    YIELD: 2 CUPS This delicious cake topper couldn’t be easier to make, and it only contains two ingredients. Use the best-quality chocolate you can get your hands on for exceptional flavor. Ganache makes a lovely filling in between cakes and cookies,...

  • Vegan Cherry Vanilla Compote

    YIELD: 2 CUPS This recipe makes a delightful condiment and can be used in both sweet and savory combinations. I love the Chocolate Soup with a dollop of this compote in the center, along with a touch of Sweetened Whipped Coconut...

  • Vegan Date Syrup

    YIELD: 1½ CUPS Ingredients: 20 Medjool dates Water to soak 1⅓ cups additional water Method: Place the dates into a medium bowl. Cover with water and top with a salad plate. Let soak for 8 hours, drain, and replace the water,...

  • Vegan Lemon Dill Aïoli

    MAKES: ¾ cupPREP TIME: 1 minuteACTIVE TIME: 2 minutes Ingredients: ¾ cup vegan mayonnaise (soy-free if necessary) 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1½ teaspoons dried dill ¼ teaspoon garlic powder Salt to taste Method: Combine all the ingredients in a cup and...

  • Simple Vegan Syrup

    YIELD: 1¼ CUPS It may just be sugar and water, but keeping a jar of simple syrup around will make for effortless cocktails, mocktails, coffee drinks, and more! This lasts indefinitely if stored in the fridge. If it begins to crystallize,...

  • Vegan Cashew Cheese Sauce

    MAKES: ¾ Cup PREP TIME: 5 minutes ACTIVE TIME: 10 minutes INACTIVE TIME: 60 minutes Ingredients: ½ cup raw cashews, soaked in warm water for at least 1 hour and drained, water reserved 5 to 6 tablespoons reserved soaking water 2...

  • Vegan Cilantro Chile Almond Dip

    MAKES: 1¾ CUPS PREP TIME: 10 minutes ACTIVE TIME: 10 minutes INACTIVE TIME: 2 hours Ingredients: 1 cup raw almonds, soaked in warm water for at least 1 hour and drained, water reserved 1 cup reserved soaking water 1 cup roughly...

  • Vegan Pickled Red Cabbage & Onion Relish

    MAKES: 5 CUPS PREP TIME: 10 minutes ACTIVE TIME: 10 minutes INACTIVE TIME: 3 to 4 hours Ingredients: 2 cups apple cider vinegar, plus more if needed ⅔ cup brown sugar (or coconut sugar) 1 teaspoon salt 3 allspice berries 3...

  • Vegan Lemon Tahini Sauce

    MAKES: 1 CUP PREP TIME: 5 minutes ACTIVE TIME: 5 minutes Ingredients: ½ cup tahini (gluten-free if necessary) ¼ cup unsweetened nondairy milk (nut-free and/or soy-free if necessary) 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1 tablespoon liquid aminos (or...