Special Diets | 25 January 2016Meatless Monday: Almond, Garlic, Lemon Spread and Dip Share article facebook twitter google pinterest The best part about this Almond, Garlic, Lemon Spread and Dip from Going Vegan is that it is so versatile. You could use it as a veggie dip, a yummy spread on a sandwich, or even with pasta. The possibilities are endless! This dip is wonderful on crackers, raw veggies, and pita. It also makes a great spread for sandwiches, on crostini, mixed with chopped raw kale to make a kicky kale salad, or even as a unique dressing for a cold pasta salad. For those of you following a low- to no-oil diet for health reasons, you can easily replace the oil with vegetable broth. * Soy free * Gluten free * Quick and easy Yield: 1¾ cup (415 ml) 1 cup (120 g) raw almonds 4 to 6 cloves garlic, or to taste ½ cup (120 ml) olive oil ¼ cup (60 ml) mild-flavored vegetable oil, such as canola ¼ cup (60 ml) lemon juice ½ teaspoon sea salt, or to taste ½ teaspoon ground black pepper ½ teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon dried dill or 1½ teaspoons fresh ½ teaspoon dried basil or 1½ teaspoons fresh Soak the almonds overnight. The next day, rinse almonds and place in blender or food processor with remaining ingredients. Process until smooth, stopping occasionally to scrape down the sides of the container. This can take up to 5 minutes. Store in airtight container in refrigerator until ready to use. Buy from an Online Retailer US: UK: The fear of change, the fear of the unknown, the fear of never being able to eat bacon again! These are just a few of the reasons people are afraid to go vegan. Going Vegan seeks to change that, and provide a practical and easy-to understand guidebook to fearlessly (and deliciously) transition to a plant-based way of life. Authors Joni Marie Newman and Gerrie L. Adams will effortlessly guide you through your transformation while providing support and explaining all of the advantages of a vegan diet. Revealed within this comprehensive book are truths about the health, environmental, financial, and ethical benefits in this to living well. You’ll also find amazing recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Meals so delicious and satisfying, you won’t even miss the bacon! Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.