How to Make Cashew Cream

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I get asked all the time how to make cashew cream. So here it is and it’s not complicated. I blend cashews and water in my Vitamix and turn them into a perfectly smooth cream. The texture is out of this world and until I got my Vitamix I had no idea it was possible. So, I am a big fan. Continue reading “How to Make Cashew Cream”

How to Make Homemade Chipotles in Adobo


I fell in love with chipotles in adobo after I starting making recipes from the Smith & Daughters cookbook. I see it everywhere now and I decided that I had to make my own. After searching the internet for some ideas, I came up with this version. It makes a lot and this stuff is strong, a teaspoon or two goes a long way. I have been keeping a portion in a 4oz glass jar in the refrigerator and using it whenever I crave it. For the rest, I froze it in ice cube trays and then popped them out to store in a container for when I run out of the stuff in the jar! Continue reading “How to Make Homemade Chipotles in Adobo”

How to Make Coconut Butter


I needed coconut butter for a recipe for the Essential Vegan Desserts course I am taking. It is an online baking course through with the queen of chocolate Fran Costigan! I usually like to make everything myself and coconut butter is no exception. It is stupidly easy and a lot less expensive than buying it. Continue reading “How to Make Coconut Butter”