cashew alfredo.

casehewalfredo

This recipe is so comforting and delicious in these cold months. I also think it would be a great summer dish with some of that fresh basil and herbs from the garden! I didnt have any fettuccine on hand, so I used rigatoni and YUM!

Heres what I did:

1 teaspoon coconut oil
1 small yellow onion, diced
6-8 garlic cloves, minced
3/4 cup raw cashews (soaked if you dont have a high speed blender)
3/4 cup – 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 tablespoons  nutritional yeast
1/2 teaspoon (3g) fine salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

You’ll also need
Noodles
Sautéed vegetables of your choice (think mushrooms, brussel sprouts, broccoli, spinach)
Fresh parsley, finely chopped
Freshly ground black pepper

Add 1 teaspoon of the coconut oil to a small saucepan set over medium heat. Once heated, add the diced onion and minced garlic, and cook – stirring as needed – until the onion is soft; about five minutes. Once soft, add the onion and garlic to the base of a high powdered blender, such as a Vitamix. Add the cashews, almond milk, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, salt, and pepper to the base of the blender, too. Blend on high speed until smooth and creamy; 30-45 seconds. Transfer the sauce to an airtight container and refrigerate until ready to use. If you don’t want to use it right away, it will keep for up to five days in the refrigerator.

To serve, divide the cooked noodles between bowls and drizzle with cashew alfredo sauce (heat sauce if desired). Top with sautéed vegetables then finish with parsley, salt, and pepper.

 

 

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317. portabella pizzas.

I had these pinned for a while on pinterest and have been dying to make them. This weekend when I was grocery shopping I finally remembered to buy portabella mushrooms to do so. These were so so yummy. And I had everything else on hand to make them happen. I forsee alot of these in my future.

You can find the recipe here.

First make the cheese sauce: this will make enough for about 5-6 portabellas.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 T cornstarch
  • 1 T flour
  • 1 t lemon juice or apple cider vinegar
  • ½ t salt
  • ¼ t garlic powder

Directions: add all ingredients to a saucepan on medium and whisk vigorously until smooth. Keep watching the mixture as it starts to thicken, whisking occasionally so that it doesn’t stick to the pan.

Then, fill each mushroom cap with sauce and cheese sauce, then top with veggies. I baked mine at 450 degrees for about 10-12 minutes, then broiled them on low for about 4 minutes.