Dressings, Dips and Cheeses

                                                                         Easy French Onion Dip

1  box (12.3 oz) firm  silken tofu

Blend with approximately 3 Tbsp of oil and 3 Tbsp of lemon juice 

Remove from blender and stir in:

4 tsp vegan beef seasoning

1 tbsp minced onion

2 tsp onion powder

Serve with crackers, veggies, or pita chips 

Herb Schmear
1 ½ cups cashews, raw 
3 Tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp onion powder 
2 cups water
2 Tbsp nutritional yeast 
2 tsp agar powder
1 tsp garlic powder 
1 ½ tsp salt
1 Tbsp basil
1 tsp each, thyme, parsley, chicken-style seasoning
Boil water and agar for 5 minutes. Blend all the ingredients. Pour into molds and chill. We use this as a spread on bagels, artisan bread or crackers.
 (You may replace cashews with almonds and add 
a Tbsp of olive oil)
Polenta Cheese Spread

1 c. water 
½ cup cornmeal, very fine 
¼ cup olive oil 
1 tsp paprika 
1 tsp salt 
1 tsp onion powder 
1/2 tsp garlic powder 
1 tsp lemon juice 

Cook in pan on stovetop or over fire until thickened. Good on bread or crackers.
Velveeta-Like Cheese
3 cups water
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup olive oil (or Less)
1/4 cup sesame seeds 
3/4 cup nutritional yeast 
3 tsp salt
4 Tbsp cornstarch 
1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 1/2 tsp onion powder 
4 Tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup pimento or 2 tsp paprika   

Blend thoroughly in blender.  
Cook on stove top until thickened.
Sesame Cheese

½ cup sesame seeds

1 cup water

3-4 Tbsp nutritional yeast  

1 ½ tsp salt

2 tsp garlic powder 

½ cup  olive oil (or less)

4oz. jar pimento OR 2 tsp paprika          

 ¼ cup lemon juice


Blend until smooth.  This will take a little while if you are using a regular blender.   

We use this for Macaroni and Cheese.
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