Live from CA Veg Food Fest in Hollywood, California.  Thank you to everyone who came out to watch. Recipes listed below video.

Sandra Sellani, author of the 40-Year-Old Vegan Cookbook is making "Five Sauces You Can't Live Without" at the California Vegetarian Food Festival at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, California.

Posted by Jane Velez-Mitchell on Sunday, September 17, 2017

Five Dips You Can’t Live Without from The 40-Year-Old Vegan

Muhammara
Mix the following in a blender or food processor:
1 jar roasted peppers
5 cherry tomatoes
1/2 c. walnuts, chopped
2 T. lemon juice
1 T. pomegranate molasses
1/2 t. cumin
1/2 t. red pepper flakes
1/2 t. salt
1/8 t. pepper
2 T. flax meal*
2 T. panko
2 garlic cloves

 

Black Hummus
Mix the following in a blender until creamy.

 

1 can black beans, drained, rinsed

1 T. Tahini
2 T. lemon Juice
2 T. lime juice
1 c. zucchini
2 cloves garlic
1/4 c. cilantro
1 t. cumin
1 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper

 

Best Ranch Dressing Ever
Mix the following in a blender until creamy

 

Raw cashews, soaked, drained

1/2 c. water
4  T. lemon juice
1/4 c. rice wine vinegar
3 T. agave or maple syrup
2 cloves garlic
1 t. dry basil
1 1/4 t salt
4-5 grinds black pepper

 

Avo Pico

Pulse the following in a food processor until chunky.

1 c. tomatoes

2 T. red onion
1 T. cilantro
1 T. lime juice
1/4 jalapeno pepper
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. black pepper
Fold in ½ diced avocado by hand

 

Blueberry Basil Bomb

Blend the following until fully incorporated

 

6 oz. fresh blueberries

2 T. agave
1 T. lemon
pinch cardamom
1/4 t. vanilla
fresh grated nutmeg

Top with fresh basil & chopped pecans.  Serve with Amy’s brand orange cake