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Dr. Otto's Sauces & Dressings

For each recipe, the ingredients are listed below the icon: simply blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender (NOT a food processor) until completely smooth and store in a sealed jar in the refrigerator and can keep for about 5 days.

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Cashew Cheese Sauce

½ cup raw cashews
½ cup nutritional yeast (a.k.a. “noosh”)
½ - 1 tsp salt (optional)
¼ tsp garlic powder
⅛ tsp smoked paprika
dash of turmeric
dash of chili flakes (optional)
6 oz of water (add more or less for the consistency you prefer)

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Green Goddess Dressing

1/4 cup tahini

5 TBS water

1 TBS apple cider vinegar

1 TBS maple syrup

1 small garlic clove, minced

1 stalk of green onion, chopped

1/2 cup of (washed!) cilantro (or substitute basil or parsley)

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Easy Spicy Peanut Sauce

1 inch fresh, peeled ginger
2 Cloves of Garlic
6 Tbs unsalted, smooth peanut butter
juice of one lime
1 TBS Tamari soy sauce or alternative

1-2 Tbs Maple Syrup or honey
2 tsp Sriracha or 1/4 tsp red chili flakes
3-4 Tbs Hot Water depending on desired consistency

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Whole Foods BBQ Sauce

1 6-oz can of tomato paste
½ cup crushed pineapple
4 piglet dates, pitted
3 TBS soy sauce or Bragg Liquid Aminos
2 TBS apple cider vinegar
2 TBS mustard
1 TBS fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic
½ tsp chipotle powder
½ tsp smoked paprika
½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
⅛ tsp powdered cayenne pepper (optional)

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Tofu Mayo

One 12-oz package of silken, tofu, drained,

1 TBS dijon mustard,

1 clove garlic

 juice of ½ lemon),

3 TBS rice vinegar,

¼ cup of raw cashews (if your blender is weak, soak them for a few hours first),

3 dates, pitted,

1/4 - 1/2 tsp salt,


dash of smoked paprika

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