Yields about 2 cups ranch dip or about 4 cups ranch dressing
1 cup raw cashews, soaked in water for 2 hours and then drained
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
3 dates soaked in 1/2 cups water (or 25g chopped dated)
2 – 4 large cloves garlic
1 medium onion coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon Mustard powder (or Dijon Mustard)
1/4 teaspoon cayenne or chipotle powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Fresh herbs (choose 2 or 3)
1 tablespoon fresh continental parsley chopped finely
½ teaspoon fresh dill chopped finely
1 tablespoon green onions chopped finely
1 tablespoon cilantro chopped finely
Place all ingredients except the fresh herbs into your blender and puree adding water to get desired consistency.
Add the herbs and pulse 1 or 2 times.
This is our go to diet-friendly dressing.