Archive for the ‘Sauces & Seasonings’ Category


Dipping Sauce

1 T tamari soy sauce
1 teas dark sesame oil…


Creamy Thai Dip

¼ cup creamy peanut butter
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar…


Bakon Bits

1/2 cup TVP granules
1 tablespoon liquid smoke flavoring — (1 to 2 tablespoons)…


Alfredo Sauce

This is the sauce used in my Pasta Primavera recipe. In addition to being great with pasta, it makes a delicious sauce for steamed vegetables or baked potatoes–or both! –SusanV



I have an awesome lower fat pesto sauce. I got it from the McDougall newsletter and adapted it. I think the original was created by Jill Nussinow who teaches together with McDougall’s during their live in sessions and on their latest DVDs.


Pasta with Mushroom Sauce

Simple but yummy.


Fresh Tomato and Spinach Pasta Sauce

I invented this recipe last night to use up some of the many tomatoes I have ripening right now. It was yummy!


Mayo/Sour Creme

This recipe was adapted from “Tofu Cookery” by Louise Hagler. The oil has been omitted from an otherwise wonderful recipe and the quantity of tofu changed for convenience.


Melty Pizza Cheese

I love this recipe. I follow the variation at the bottom to make a cheddar “cheese sauce” and pour it over baked potatoes topped with broccoli for a great no-fat meal. Another thing I do is make a nacho cheese dip by following the variation, but instead of using non-dairy milk, I use Rotel spicy tomatoes. Goes great with baked tortilla chips!


Raw Cranberry Relish

This recipe is an adaptation of Cranberry Relish Sauce in the Vita-Mix cookbook plus the idea to use dates from the “Cook and the Dietitian”. I came up with the idea for the blended salad and use my vita-mix on a low speed to blend.


Orange-Cranberry Sauce

Delicious raw cranberry sauce with orange and walnuts.


Cranberry Sauce 2

This all-natural cranberry sauce recipe uses dates for sweetness rather than sugar.


Bryanna’s Homemade Vegan Chicken-Style Broth Powder

An easy recipe for making your own practically instant broth.

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Spicy Orange Cranberry Salsa

Cranberries and oranges with jalapeno pepper for extra kick.

Strix's Tomatoes and Pecan Sauce

Strix’s Tomatoes and Pecan Sauce, Raw

1 lb. fresh, ripe, red Roma tomatoes
2 Garlic cloves
2 small or medium Carrots, chopped…

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