Make these sauces once a week and use them for grain bowls, salads, pasta, or other dishes throughout the week.
An important rule of healthy cooking: Never forget flavor! This is where these sauces come in. Make sauce once a week and keep it in the fridge. Just like that, you have the finishing touch on your grain bowl or other healthy recipe.
All of these will store well in a covered jar or container in the refrigerator for a week.
Tahini dressing (Makes: 1 cup)
Kale-walnut pesto (Makes: about 1 cup)
Soy-sesame vinaigrette (Makes: about 1/2 cup)
Peanut sauce (Makes: 3/4 to 1 cup)
Cashew cream (Makes: 1 cup)
Classic vinaigrette (Makes: 3/4 cup)
For Tahini dressing, soy-sesame vinaigrette, or peanut sauce: Whisk all ingredients together.
For kale-walnut pesto: Process all together in a food processor.
For cashew cream: Blend together in a high-speed blender until it is the consistency of whipped cream.
For classic vinaigrette: Shake together in a jar; adjust flavors to taste.
Tahini dressing (for 1/8 of recipe, about 2 tablespoons)
Kale-walnut pesto (for 1/8 recipe, about 2 tablespoons)
Soy-sesame vinaigrette (for 1/4 of recipe, about 2 tablespoons)
Peanut sauce (for 1/8 recipe, about 2 tablespoons)
Cashew cream (for 1/8 recipe, about 2 tablespoons)
Classic vinaigrette (for 1/8 recipe, about 1 1/2 tablespoons)