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Daily Archives: January 7, 2018

Roasted Acorn Squash and Cashew Dressing

I have been sitting on this cashew dressing for a while now.  I wanted to try tahini dressing instead, but honestly it was so bitter and I think I am just partial to the cashew flavor.  So it is finally ready to be shared.  I have paired it with acorn squash this week, which is a good vehicle for the dressing and the quinoa and pomegranate seeds in the salad just give it good texture.  It keeps well too and tastes good cold. The dressing itself is good on so many things, and can be left a little thick for a sauce, we like it on potatoes.  It can also be thinned out for the dressing, which is how we are using it today.  I also made it into a smaller batch for this recipe, because even I can’t go through a pint of cashew sauce in one week! I love that cashews have so many applications.  They are nutrient dense and really lend well to thickening foods, making sauces, cashew milk, as cashew butter (obviously) and for snacking! This  sauce is made almost entirely in the blender which…