July 30,2021

Spicy Ranch Dressing

Servings: Serving 4 Time: 1 hour (soaking) 5 minutes to prepare

Creamy, tangy, and delicious, this plant-based dressing is sure to spice up any salad, pizza, or roasted veggie dish.


  • 3/4 cup of soaked, unsalted cashews
  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened nut milk of choice
  • 1/2 of a fresh jalapeño with seeds on or off depending on preference (seeds and ribs of pepper carry most of the heat)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (if you want a sharper taste) or swap for rice vinegar (if you want a sweeter taste)
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Optional: Garnish with fresh herbs such as chives, parsley or dill.


  • Soak cashews in warm water for at least an hour. Drain well.
  • Add all ingredients into a blender or small food processor and blend on high for 1-2 minutes until dressing is smooth.
  • Store the dressing in an airtight container in the fridge. This dressing will thicken over time and will last for 7 days.

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