Category Archives: Sauces and Dips

Healthy Vegan Mac and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese has always been one of my guilty pleasures.  It was my favorite dorm food in college, one of my favorite treats growing up, and is still one of my favorite meals.  Since I love it so much, I knew I needed to make a version of it that was legitimately healthy. This […]

Walnut and Lentil “Meaty” Sauce

Try topping your pasta or rice with this delicious vegan "meaty" walnut and lentil sauce! The inspiration was a vegan version of a "meaty" tomato pasta sauce, but without the tomatoes. For flavor I included carrots, celery, and onions - it turned out so delicious! - by Veggie Lexi

My inspiration for this recipe was a hearty “meaty” red pasta sauce, but without the tomato.  My husband loves tomato sauce, but I’ve always been more of a creamy sauce person. I love tomatoes in a salad or on a sandwich, and sometimes I love tomato sauce on pasta or on a pizza, but not […]

Easy Creamy Pasta Sauce

Try this delicious creamy vegan pasta sauce! With only 4 ingredients, and a walnut base instead of the usual cashew base, it's budget friendly and super simple. #veggielexi #veganrecipes #pasta #vegandinner - by Veggie Lexi

I’ve always loved really creamy sauces.  Alfredo was always my jive growing up. There are lots of different absolutely incredible vegan Alfredo sauce recipes out there, but this one is so delicious while still being basic, easy, and requiring so few ingredients.  You can whip it up while you’re boiling your pasta and have a […]

Almond Butter Icing

Decadent vegan and gluten free almond butter icing that's just sweet enough. Completely creamy, savory, and delicious. -by Veggie Lexi

This recipe came about one day when I was craving peanut butter icing on a chocolate cake (I guess I was in the mood for a chocolate peanut butter cup).  I checked and there was no peanut butter to be found anywhere in the house. Plus, we were staying in the country, it was nighttime, […]

Easy Five Minute Enchilada Sauce

Whip up this easy, delicious, and healthy enchilada sauce to make an epic dinner! Packed with flavor, easy, and oh so healthy. #veggielexi #veganrecipes #glutenfreerecipes #enchiladas #enchiladasauce

Have you ever had homemade enchilada sauce?  Oh my goodness, if you haven’t, your tastebuds will be thrilled when you try this.  Once you have homemade enchilada sauce, you’ll never be able to go back to canned sauce (trust me, I’ve tried, and it’s impossible). This sauce is so easy, and comes together in a […]

Low Fat Alfredo Sauce

Fettuccine with healthy vegan Alfredo (oil free, nut free, and gluten free Alredo). Served with broccoli and red bell pepper.

Low-fat Alfredo sauce that’s delicious, easy, and quick!?  Oh my gosh, yes, please! I’m so thrilled with this recipe.  It’s definitely one of those recipes that allows me to eat a meal that feels decadent, but is actually healthy for me.  That is what I call a win.   This sauce is perfect and oh […]

5 Minute Vegan Gravy

5 Minute Vegan and Gluten Free Gravy - Made with Vegetable Bouillon and Oat Flour - by Veggie Lexi

I love gravy on just about everything.  Sometimes I need a gravy that will come together in a flash and that will still be delicious.  That’s where this gravy comes in handy. It’s incredibly quick to pull together and will top off any meal with a delicious savory flavor. Have you tried this recipe?  What […]

Carrot Gravy

Delicious carrot gravy makes a healthy and heartier gravy. Vegan and gluten free, too! Perfect to get extra servings of veggies in. Delicious with mashed potatoes or stuffing. - by Veggie Lexi

This gravy is easy, savory, and all around absolutely delicious!  I’m an absolute sucker for gravy, it’s definitely one of my favorite holiday foods.  I used to make gravy with vegetable bouillon, oil, and flour, and even though it’s super quick and easy to make, it just doesn’t have the depth of flavor I’m looking […]

SOS Free Carrot Gravy

Vegan, SOS (Salt Oil Sugar) Free, Gluten Free Carrot Gravy.

This gravy is easy, savory, and all around absolutely delicious!  I’m an absolute sucker for gravy, it’s definitely one of my favorite holiday foods.  It’s also one of the foods that can easily add tons of calories and fat to a meal without you even realizing it.  I used to make gravy with vegetable bouillon, […]