Hold the Dairy Spinach Dip

Hold the Dairy Spinach Dip

Tis the season for holiday parties! Whether it’s with colleagues, family or friends you’re bound to gather with at least one group of people this month and with this dish, you’ll be the crowd pleaser. Made with whole food, waistline friendly ingredients, this spinach dip is a healthier take on the traditional festive treat. Enjoyed best with sour dough bread, it also pairs well with pita chips, gluten- free crackers and raw veggies. Enjoy!


Hold the Dairy Spinach Dip


1 cup organic soft tofu
3⁄4 cup cashews, pre-soaked for at least two hours
1 onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp nutritional yeast
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
4 cups spinach, shredded


Combine the tofu, cashews, onion, garlic, nutritional yeast, lemon juice and apple cider vinegar in a high-speed blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Scoop it out in a bowl with a spatula and set aside. Next, shred the spinach and steam it until soft. Stir the spinach into the dip.


Looking for more dairy-free or vegan recipes for your party? Try these: Rosemary Maple-Roasted Vegetable SaladCucumber Rolls with Almond Feta, Holiday Sangria, and Vegan Shepard’s Pie.

ASHLEY WOOD is a recipe developer and writer from Winnipeg, Canada. With a passion for health, wellness and vegetables, Ashley creates simple and inexpensive vegan recipes made from whole ingredients that are often seasonal, sometimes gluten-free and occasionally raw. Ashley believes in celebrating the benefits of living a vegan lifestyle and at the very least, hopes to inspire others to eat more plants, smile and live with some Sunshine.

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