unHoney Mustard

Growing up, Honey Mustard was my absolute favorite.
When I learned that honey was processed just like sugar and the traditional base of the dressing was mayo, I disappointingly abandoned all hope of having it again.
After several years eating a whole food plant-based, I have learned easy and amazing substitutions.
In the Fall of 2017, I watched a friend order this dressing and thought to myself, "I could totally recreate this using only high nutrient, healthy ingredients."
AND I DID!
Here is finally a way to guiltlessly enjoy high nutrient unHoney Mustard!!

Prep Time14 mins
 ¼ cup Yellow Mustard
 4 Medjool Dates (pits removed)
 ¼ cup Cashews
 ¼ cup Water
 1 tbsp Nutritional Yeast (unfortified and without folic acid)
 1 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar

*Note: Sunflower seeds work as a good cashew substitution if you have a tree nut allergy or are looking for a cheaper alternative!

1

Place all dressing ingredients in a high speed blender and let sit for 10 minutes to soften the dates and cashews in the water.

2

Blend on high until super smooth and creamy (about 1-2 minutes).

3

Use as a salad dressing, dip, or a spread!
I love using unHoney Mustard to dip my sweet potato fries, green bean fries, raw carrots, and even cucumbers. It works great as a spread on a sandwich too!

To make the Spinach Salad in the featured image, simply add a base of 6 cups spinach to a large bowl. Add pickled red onions (1/2 cup sliced red onions submerged in 1/2 cup white vinegar for 30 minutes), and 15 oz of chickpeas!! Drizzle on the dressing, toss, and devour!

 

Ingredients

 ¼ cup Yellow Mustard
 4 Medjool Dates (pits removed)
 ¼ cup Cashews
 ¼ cup Water
 1 tbsp Nutritional Yeast (unfortified and without folic acid)
 1 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar

Directions

1

Place all dressing ingredients in a high speed blender and let sit for 10 minutes to soften the dates and cashews in the water.

2

Blend on high until super smooth and creamy (about 1-2 minutes).

3

Use as a salad dressing, dip, or a spread!
I love using unHoney Mustard to dip my sweet potato fries, green bean fries, raw carrots, and even cucumbers. It works great as a spread on a sandwich too!

unHoney Mustard
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