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a jar of almond dijon dressing surrounded by kale leaves

Almond dijon dressing!

Spring is flying by – am I right? I’m about a month into my new job and am liking it a lot so far! The culture is way different from my last gig (in a good way!) and I’ve been enjoying my morning walk to work.

I’ve got it down! Every day, I’m brewing a fresh Chemex, packing my salads, and am getting comfortable in my new adult wardrobe. My sloppiness has improved quite a bit! My imposter syndrome, however, is alive and well. I guess some of that comes with a new position where you’re trailblazing the whole time. I’m legit making it up as I go along.

As of late, I’m coming up with new ways to bring value to my team every day and can only hope that within a few months, I’ll be really busy forever and ever, the days will go quickly, and I will get my life back on track so I can do the hobbies I hold near and dear: aka this blog and deejaying.

When ranch dressing feels old and boring, I love making almond dijon dressing to literally spice things up a bit! The dressing is thick, luscious, creamy, and mustardy. Toss almond dijon dressing on top of your favorite salads or serve it as a dip in a vegetable tray! Slather almond dijon on a sandwich in place of mustard and mayo.

jar of creamy almond dijon dressing with kale leaves

Not sure about you all, but I never got into mustard until I became vegan because it was the only naturally vegan condiment available at most restaurants to spice up a boring veggie sandwich. I’m a connoisseur of sorts. Fancy mustards rule, yellow mustard is solid, you really can’t go wrong. Almond dijon dressing calls for a dijon mustard and a stone ground mustard and mustard powder. Triple duty!

I’m really excited to show with you all that the look and feel of my photos will be changing from this post out! In the future, be on the lookout for fun vibrant backgrounds that really compliment my featured recipes. I think the yellow background really makes this almond mustard dressing pop! Don’t you agree?

I can’t wait to share what I’ve been tossing almond dijon dressing on! Here, I’ll give you a hint: the first word is cobb, and the second word is salad. It’s so good! It has coconut bacon, black salt tofu eggs and everything! Ahh my mouth is watering, seriously! It’s the perfect salad to pair almond dijon dressing with.

Making almond dijon dressing is pretty simple. First, soak some almonds, then blend with water, dijon, maple syrup, onion powder, mustard powder, and salt! Then, whisk in some stone ground mustard and you’ve got almond dijon dressing!

jar of creamy mustard dressing surrounded by kale leaves

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In this segment, I suggest a song for you to listen to while making almond dijon dressing! You can even stream it right here in your browser! Today’s Recipe Jam is All the Time by French Vanilla. (This single is brand new so get it while it’s steaming hot!)

If you try this recipe, I want to hear about it! Feel free to post your creations to Instagram or Facebook and tag Hell Yes It’s Vegan or #hellyesitsvegan. I look forward to seeing your creations!

a jar of almond dijon dressing surrounded by kale leaves
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Almond Dijon Dressing

Toss almond dijon dressing on top of your favorite salads or serve it as a dip in a vegetable tray! Slather almond dijon on a sandwich in place of mustard and mayo. 
Cook Time5 mins
Soaking Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almond dijon, almond dijon dressing, almond dressing, dijon dressing
Servings: 16 servings (2 cups)
Calories: 50.9kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Soak almonds in a bowl of water for at least one hour. 
  • Drain almonds and add to a blender with water, dijon mustard, maple syrup, onion powder, salt, and mustard powder. Blend on high until evenly incorporated.
  • Whisk the stone ground mustard into the dressing. Add more water and salt if needed. 
Nutrition Facts
Almond Dijon Dressing
Amount Per Serving (32 g)
Calories 50.9 Calories from Fat 34
% Daily Value*
Fat 3.8g6%
Saturated Fat 0.3g2%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.89g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.41g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 206mg9%
Potassium 59mg2%
Carbohydrates 3.3g1%
Fiber 0.82g3%
Sugar 1.85g2%
Protein 1.6g3%
Vitamin A 35IU1%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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  1. Reply

    This looks super tasty!! I can’t wait to give it a try! It’s all delicious ingredients 🙂

      • Claire
      • April 21, 2019
      Reply

      Thanks! If you didn’t catch the cobb salad I paired this dressing with, you definitely need to check it out! XOXOX

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