Raw & Vegan Recipe: Raw Ranch Dressing

This raw, vegan and gluten-free Ranch Dressing is a perfect afternoon snack for children of all ages. Serve it with fresh cut up vegetables: carrots, celery, peppers, grape tomatoes, jicama, and sugar snap peas.  It also works as a zesty salad dressing! This recipe first ran in 2011 but deserves another go as a great example of how we all can eat more raw plant foods. Enjoy!

Every now and then, to spread the raw, vegan, gluten-free love, we like to toss out some of our favorite raw food recipes . . . today is quick easy, yet all sorts of tasty! You know it, you love it, it's RANCH! Raw style!

Raw Ranch Dressing

½ cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon Celtic Sea Salt 1 tablespoon dried chives 1 tablespoon dried rosemary 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon dried sage 1 cup whole, raw macadamia nuts 1/3 cup cold-pressed olive oil

Blend all of the ingredients until very smooth. Add water to achieve desired consistency.

Pour over chopped salad of choice:

Raw brocolli rabi Raw cauliflower Raw red pepper