It tastes even better than real ranch dressing and is full of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients.
It can be challenging to begin implementing new eating patterns because old habits are so ingrained, but when you have some options it is easier.
Save this recipe as a go to if you don’t have an idea of something healthy to eat.
It is simple to make so give it a try sometime.
Here is the recipe:
- 1 1/2 cups of Raw Organic Cashews
- 1/4 cup Organic Raw Apple Cider Vinegar
- 1 cup water
- Juice from one lemon
- 1/3 cup Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 2 tablespoons of Organic Maple Syrup
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 2 teaspoons salt
Soak the cashews in water for at least 2 hours before making your raw ranch dip, it will be easier to blend, removes anti-nutrients and enzyme inhibitors, increases the b vitamin content and allows for the proteins to be absorbed by the body.
Blend all ingredients in your blender, preferably a Vitamix
because it is so powerful and can blend nuts and seeds really well.
After blending chill in refrigerator for a couple of hours.
Chop some of your favorite veggies and enjoy, it’s an awesome dip that is healthy and delicious!
Cashews- Cashews contain vitamins E, K, and B6, copper, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium, iron, and selenium. They are also a very good source of protein. Cashews also help with beautiful skin, teeth, and hair.
Apple Cider Vinegar- Apple Cider Vinegar contains proteins, enzymes, and friendly bacteria. It helps kill pathogens, including bacteria. Apple cider vinegar can balance blood sugar levels which is very good for diabetics. It can also help with weight loss.
Lemon- Lemons have a cleansing effect on the body. They are very high in vitamin C and help to purify the blood. Can be used as an antiseptic.
Olive Oil- Olive Oil is rich in antioxidants with high levels of vitamin E. The fatty acids in olive oil have powerful health benefits that help with depression, diabetes, weight loss, and heart health.
Maple Syrup- Maple syrup contains calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus sodium, potassium, and zinc. It also contains vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, and B6.
Garlic- Garlic is a natural antibiotic. It can also help remove heavy metals in the body. There are also antioxidants found in garlic.
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