Photo: Sarah Kramer
Fall in Love With Vegan
Maple Fruit Dip.
Great for dipping sliced apples, strawberries or any kind of fruit you like. Try a dollop over pancakes or a fruit salad. This is a fantastic protein-rich snack that works with so many things. Think you don’t like tofu? Try this recipe… You. Will. Love. It!
- 1 cup silken tofu
- ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
- ½ tsp. vanilla extract
- ¼ cup maple syrup
- 1-2 apples, sliced or 1-2 cups of fresh strawberries
In a blender or food processor, blend together silken tofu, cinnamon, vanilla extract and maple syrup until smooth. Spoon into a small bowl and use as a dip for your fruit. Makes approx. 1 ½ cups.
Nutrition facts: Dip (sans apple) Calories 80; Fat 1.6g; Carbs 14.1g; Protein 2.5g.
Sarah Kramer is author of several vegan cookbooks and the inspiration behind GoVegan.net. She lives in Victoria, B.C.