Wow. All I can fine is coconut milk/ cream with additives. Also, what is up with the canned coconut milk? I know it is not my ranch so of course my tongue is ready to deny it taste like it……….But, I was happy to discover this is a wonderful flavor that I enjoyed and I am sure will grow to love it the more I eat it with different foods. Very helpful for me and for others, too! Walmart # 571621516. I am such a fan of this recipe! Joan, you might be able to see if your local grocer can order it for you. The coconut milk I used was super thin, not creamy at all! Kite Hill almond milk yogurts are also dairy and soy free. Wowza!! (not spicy) $6.00. I couldn’t get my coconut milk to separate so my dressing is a little thin, but oh my gosh this is the best ranch I’ve ever had. It seems the ones I find that say they are unsweetened are all “vanilla” or is there something sold that has no flavor listed on the label? Veganlovlie Recipes / Homemade Coconut Milk - Vegan : Coconut milk is very easy to make at home. This vegan coconut milk ranch dressing will make you forget all about the "real" thing. Right, pepper is not AIP as it is super inflammatory (even mainstream doctors acknowledge that it can irritate arthritis). (Also, just followed you on Insta!). I was wondering if this was frozen in an ice cube tray, if I could stick a cube in a ziplock bag and run it under water to thaw when I needed dressing. Unfortunately, in many cases, this can cause the coconut milk to curdle when either over-whipped or in response to an introduced acid. Every can of Native Forest has half a can full of cream, other brands I’ve used had far less, I don’t want to end up muting the flavors by accident. It will vary subtly depending on the brand but 14 ounces is usually standard. I read through the comments and didn’t see anyone else mention that one can wasn’t enough. I recommended it for a salad jar recipe I just posted on my blog :) There’s a link back to your site for anyone who wants the recipe! I use turmeric for the color which seems to work out nicely. I’m so sorry to hear it didn’t work for you. (Although I'm not good at waiting, so I often use it straightaway! Your comment made my day. Hi, Bettrietta! But on a macaroni salad sounds even better. You could also try swapping the cashews for hemp seeds, but it might end up tasting grassy. Hi Dan, thanks for the feedback! Hi, Amanda! I could definitely use some help! Hi, Aly! It was so hot that my mouth burned for 1/2 hour even after using mouthwash. How to Use Coconut Milk. Most brands will yield about 1 1/4 cups to 1 1/2 cups cream (with just a small amount of water). *You'll need approximately 1 1/4 cups to 1 1/2 cups coconut cream. Hi, Mary! I used about 1/3 of the amount listed for the fresh, as suggested by Ashley. How much is in a can of coconut milk? As for problem-solving right now, you can try gently heating the dressing in a saucepan and whisking together until the coconut chunks melt back into the liquid. 70-80% of the recipe ideas I think of mid-sleep are declared odd, unappetizing, or guaranteed failures by the time the sun rises (e.g., golden beet cookies, pancakes made only of almond butter and flax seeds — yeah, those would be called almond butter puddles); however, there are about 20-30% that are totally worth a shot and often turn out to be something special. The second can was mostly mixed, so the cream was more fluid, but there was probably a half cup of water at the bottom. Pour the dressing into a glass container and refrigerate until ready to serve. When we went plant based, we pretty much had the DTs as we cut out Standard American Diet (SAD) favorites like Velveeta Shells n’ Cheese, Papa John’s pizza, and Breyer’s ice cream. Thanks again for your feedback! I bet you have some great tricks up your sleeve for dairy-free cooking and baking, though! As I was making this, I was thinking, “It will taste close but don’t be disappointed”. Which grocery store chain and do you have the link where it’s posted? Much love! I followed the recipe to a tee. Coconut Milk (and light Coconut Milk) is just one Blue Dragon ingredient that is perfect for vegetarian and vegan diets. Hi! Happy to hear your family is enjoying the recipe. Hope this helps and enjoy! Blue Diamond unsweetened plain works too. Hi, Rachel! 🙂. I though it would be a highly seasoned cool ranch. I really can’t believe just how much it tastes like HVR, with such a short list of ingredients! No curdling and it was delicious! The soybean oil, egg yolk, and disodium guanylate that you find in “real” Hidden Valley Ranch dressing. Find Silk® plant-based recipes for every meal and everything in between. Looking forward to trying your recipe, I am a ranch fanatic and make my own version of HVR from the buttermilk package that my family has loved for years. I just contacted them so we’ll see what they say. Report back? Thanks for losing sleep!! I use raw unsalted cashews, but if you try it with roasted/salted ones please let me know how it goes! Material on Veggie Quest is for information only. I wanted to comment and say I made this recipe and it didn’t curdle for me at all. Some readers have had luck with certain brands that do contain stabilizers, but it seems to be a bit hit-or-miss. So happy to hear you’re enjoying. Order Hours: 11:00AM to 4:00PM (Monday-Friday) 707 E 10th St, Los Angeles, CA 90021 (213) 624-9865 Especially when you’re on such a restrictive diet and you’re tired of guacamole (never thought I’d say that!) Any tips would be appreciated. In fact, I may prefer it! You can think of canned coconut milk as coconut cream, since it’s far thicker and more fatty than anything that comes from a cow. It’s amazing! I doubled the garlic, used garlic chives from my garden and added lots of pepper… but I’m sure that the original recipe is just as bowl-licking good. Hi Sandra! Just made it after soaking the nuts overnight. Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, plant-based, Vegan, full-fat coconut milk or coconut cream, refrigerated overnight (do not use light coconut milk)*, Freshly ground black pepper, to taste (omit to make the recipe AIP-friendly). Just wondering if you could use something else beside coconut cream/milk. The only thing I can think of is that some brands (or even cans) of coconut milk can be a bit temperamental and fussy, so I’m guessing it’s a problem with the coconut milk itself. ). And SO relieved we are still friends. It looks like you’d want to start with 1/4 tsp and add more if needed. so, I’m always out there trying to find things for her to eat. That worked out perfectly!! Here’s to mad scientists in the kitchen!! Okay, and I really love ranch dressing. Do you recall about how much your can yielded? We both love it. Oh my gosh, I have all the ingredients on hand! Prepackaged bottled ranch. Blue Top Blue Top Coconut Milk Ranch. This seriously blew my mind! This vegan coconut milk ranch dressing will make you forget all about the “real” thing. If you’ve ever hit the supermarket in search of coconut milk, you may have noticed there are generally two types you can buy: canned coconut milk and carton coconut milk. Would it be possible to use whole fat coconut milk instead of cream and add something like arrowroot or cassava flour to thicken? Your email address will not be published. :) Oh, btw, I shared this on Facebook and Pinterest (I have an autoimmune disease and I’m transitioning to AIP, and there’s a huge community that bands together, especially sharing recipes) and it BLEW UP! This tart recipe actually started as an idea that woke me up at 4am on a Thursday morning, and today’s recipe was mentally created in the wee hours last Friday. SO excited to have found this recipe! Great idea to sub in half lime juice for the ACV — I’ll have to try that as I bet it adds a nice brightness. The brand I use usualky yields about 1-1 1/4 cups of coconut cream, so I would start there and add in more as needed/to taste. Add parsley and pepper and whiz briefly--just enough to stir them in. It’s so fun finding new substitutes to old favorites especially when they are much healthier for us. This is very good! You’d probably have to use less liquid, because almonds don’t thicken up liquids nearly as well as cashews. Item not available. So I set out to create an oil-free vegan copycat Hidden Valley Ranch dressing made with actual food (!) That’s the one. Hi Chris! I’d just add garlic and onion to taste. Vegetable Milk, Recipes, Information and Much More. Hi, I was just reading this comment thread. this creamy coconut balance will have you craving it all the time. I know, the ingredients on store-bought dressing are unpronounceable-y scary. Hi, Erin! Some readers have mentioned having good luck with Native Forest, while others have had issues with it. My daughter-in-law is nursing her infant who has a severe intolerance for all dairy and all soy. Hi Jenn! Trader Joe’s recently removed all gums/stabilizers from their Organic Coconut Cream and Organic Coconut Milk, and it works great for this recipe. I’m about to make this recipe for my son and I and I’m really excited. (IG:@aphatvegan), Ooh, I hope it turns out with the Silk brand, but I can’t make any promises, lol! I’ll reach out to them. Was at the and of my ACV, so used half vinegar and half lime juice. I do like it with the dill; I may start making it with fresh dill in the summer, yum! If you didn’t, that would be the cause of it being runny. Hi Brittany, this warms my dietitian heart to hear! Congrats on being featured. Thank You!! I am trying to go Vegan and this proves to be a problem area…..giving up the ranch. 🙂 Not sure if you checked back but I replied to you comment about miso (I usually find it in the refrigerated sections of Whole foods – by the tofu and things like that). Don't subscribeAllReplies to my comments Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. In the next couple of days, once I give it a try, I will be happy to let you know how I like it! Everyone in my house loved it! Trader Joe’s used to be my go-to, but I’ve had issues with it curdling in recent times. ), but since you all are ranch aficionados, if you find any tweaks to make it even more spot-on Hidden Valley, I’d be delighted to hear what you come up with! What I didn’t want? Has anyone tried this with dried herbs? I do have a question though. ¼ cup rolled oats Use certified GF oats if needed; can also sub 3 Tbsp GF flour or almond flour. Great tip about the coconut milk water and room temperature coconut milk fat. Lover of animals, veggies + space documentaries. I’d love to hear how it works out if you try it! Perhaps it’s the brand of coconut milk I used ??? 🙂 Thanks for hosting a great blog hop! 🤢 I was scared to try another one, and was blown away by how unexpectedly good your recipe tasted! Hi Kimmy, I’ll definitely be posting the dressing! I’m just wondering if I made a big batch of this, how long will it keep in the refrigerator? Tried this recipe twice, but unfortunately it didn’t work for me either time. If I do a macaroni salad with it for the blog this summer, you’re definitely getting a shout-out! It didn’t whip up quite as fluffy, but it helped. lol! 3 to 4 Tbsp almond or cashew butter, smooth Omit or sub seed butter or additional oats for nut-free option. 😉 But cashew cheese…mmm…what recipe do you use? Hi Laura, thanks for reporting back! Hi Abigail, I love your blue-cheese idea! I’ve had better luck finding unsweetened “original” in the shelf-stable section, if that helps. 🙂. Thank you so much for your reply. However I can’t have vinegar either. It says coconut ghost ranch. I’m excited I have this very tasty replacement. Sign up for weekly plant-based recipes, easy hacks, and money-saving tips! If not that’s okay! Or try it from a carton—it’s usually lighter in this form and perfect for cereal or smoothies. I will be buying the proper milk if not making my own after viewing youtube videos. Plus, I’m tired of vinaigrette after vinaigrette…. Ingredients. Average Rating: (2.3) stars out of 5 stars 3 ratings, based on 3 reviews. I went vegan a year ago July! 🙂 Keep up the tasty, healthy eating, and I hope to see you back on Veggie Quest soon! I tried this and it just ended up being terribly runny. I can’t think of a better way to indulge myself than with this Copycat Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing on my favorite salad greens. Is that normal? I’m so sorry to hear that it’s giving you trouble. Although ours won’t be exactly like Velveeta, at least we know we’re eating something healthy (unlike the processed cheese which are barely cheese anyway – though they are tasty!). A few months back, I was making whipped coconut cream and it curdled on me, so I heated it, chilled it down overnight, and then re-whipped it. Recently, as the market for dairy alternatives has taken off, a non-dairy milk made from coconuts and packaged in traditional milk cartons has also become commonplace. I love making my own salad dressing especially I read the ingredients on the stuff you buy in the stores.Yuk! This is seriously amazing. Hi, Tracey! 😉 Thanks for stopping by and the yummy inspiration! #winning!! It’s definitely a little sweeter than HVR, but so tasty!!! Our favorite, though, is to use it as a dipping sauce for roasted buffalo Brussels sprouts! Hope you’re able to find an additive-free coconut milk soon, but great to know that you were able to make it work despite that pesky guar gum. Any ideas? Found you via the Plant Based Potluck Party. You’re a GENIUS!!! ~Claudia, Hi Claudia, congrats on going vegan! I am dairy and soy free for my little one who is still nursing, and I just can’t find a ranch dressing that tastes decent. I was very surprised and not disappointed in the least bit! Today’s recipe is a knockout, if I do say so myself. She LOVES Ranch dressing, and I hadn’t seen one yet except yours…so I thought I’d ask. Just wondering though, how long will this keep in the fridge? These are absolutely heavenly served warm but still pretty darn good at room temperature. that tastes every bit as good as the original. Not just any ranch will do! I followed all the measurements, but i did use dried chives and basil. If you read through the comments, you'll find others' recommended brands and tips for problem-solving, but usually you'll be safe if you use canned coconut milk that contains nothing but coconut and filtered water (no added gums or stabilizers). Great question about freezing. It’s unsweetened original. 😀. I’m not totally certain because I haven’t made the swap myself, but I would recommend cutting everything back to about 1/4–1/3 of the measurement to start and working your way up, to taste, from there. It’s a great alternative to milk for cooking and baking. So glad you enjoyed it! I tried a vegan brand’s Ranch and it was terrible, but this one has such great reviews that I expect it will be much better, and also much better for me! Your salad recipe looks amazing, and I will definitely have to try the dressing on some spaghetti! Last updated Sep 12, 2019 | Published on Mar 28, 2014. Veggie Quest is currently a labor of love–I don’t run any ads on the site or accept affiliate income. No curdling. This recipe uses not only the thick part of a can of unsweetened coconut milk but a little of the coconut water from the same can. Fabulous! Hi, Annette! Today is a beautiful day for so many reasons, but I’m a bit overjoyed about one thing in particular: Dan and I are heading to St. Lucia for a week of sunshine-infused adventures. This dairy free keto ranch dressing recipes fits the bill perfectly. Also, for lunch I poured some over a smashed, oven-baked sweet potato, and it was pretty darned tasty. Sure thing! Do you recall which one it was? Please contact your healthcare provider before making changes to your health or nutrition plan. I made this recipe and one can of coconut milk wasn’t enough. You’re welcome, and thank you for coming back to share your thoughts and questions. You can use full fat coconut milk and simply omit the watery liquid. My husband is allergic to nuts. There’s nothing wrong with simple! . I’m so anxious to taste it and give my full report in regard to silk vs. How long will it last in the refrigerator? I then switched to Thai Kitchen, but the same issues cropped up. Hi, Bev! I used the dressing today after it refrigerated all night an it was good. I used the Trader Joe’s full fat. Read More…, Plant-passionate recipe creator, vegan cookbook author, psychologist, animal lover, and curiosity chaser. I did have a question though……I used coconut cream (as mentioned in the recipe) and I am storing the dressing in the refrigerator but it keeps separating. Thank you. It’s an excellent dressing. Hi Janel, I’ve kept it in the fridge for up to 5 days with no issues. Hi John, I’m so glad you like it! What would the measurements be if using all dried herbs? Means a lot to me and is helpful to others making the recipe, too! I added some Chipotle Tabasco sauce to make a Chipotle Ranch dressing and it was SO amazing. I’m on the elimination diet and this looks awesome. Hi Amy, thanks so much for sharing your positive feedback–your comment just made my day! Refrigerate for 1-2 hours or overnight, as the dressing will thicken dramatically. Thanks for sending some new visitors to Blissful Basil! Required fields are marked *. And yes, that sounds like a very small amount of cream from that first can. I am a ranch dressing lover and I just broke my bottle of Follow Your Heart dressing (it fell out of the fridge 🙁 )so I need my fix. I know others who do have said this recipe is AIP, but it sounds like there is some debate about black pepper. and if there was anything on the recipe you altered. When you refrigerated the can of coconut milk, did it separate into two parts: thick cream and coconut water? I want to try cashews and water. Can you freeze it to make it last longer? I think lemon juice would be a great substitute for the apple cider vinegar. 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1 - 2 cloves garlic 2 teaspoons nutritional yeast; Made this recipe and I love it so much!Would you be able to include the nutrition facts too? 😊 Fingers crossed!! PS – any coconut/fake/AIP Blue Cheese dressing lurking in the archives? Hi, Hannah! It would really help if you noted that in your recipe as there are many people who are just starting AIP and they do not know all the ins and outs yet. I normally use one brand in particular (Thai Kitchen) as it’s very reliable, but a few months back I had a really strange can that yielded a curdled texture when I tried making a standard coconut whipped cream. They use organic coconut milk, organic can sugar, strawberries, and rice starch to make a completely plant-based, dairy-free yogurt. I didn’t refrigerate the can either, so I didn’t follow the recipe and it worked out for me. Hi Ashley! Guessing 12 ounces? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Absolutely delicious! As for the blue cheese, I created a bit of a blue cheese sauce for this burger (https://www.blissfulbasil.com/2014/05/21/juicy-portobello-burgers-with-vegan-blue-cheese-caramelized-onions/); however, it’s more about the tang and less about the funkiness of blue cheese (if that even makes sense). I started the AIP diet a couple weeks ago and have been choking down raw veggies ever since. First time I used the Trader Joe’s full fat organic coconut milk, and the 2nd time I used Native Forest. I am AIP so omitted the pepper. I’ll never try another vegan ranch dressing since this is clearly the mother! Hi Debbie, glad this post came at the right time! I hope this helps! When I wrote this recipe, there was more consistency between brands of coconut milk, but due to its increasing popularity in recent years (and resulting mass production), there seems to be less and less consistency. I mean, what is disodium guanylate, anyway? Use real Mayonnaise. Since I only had coconut milk with guar gum at the time, I pulsed the ingredients with just some of the coconut milk water from the bottom of the can until it was smooth and then I stirred in room temperature coconut milk fat and it worked!! Being allergic to dairy and coconut is tough, jeesh. I’ll be frequenting your blog a lot more often. I’ll add it to this week’s roundup so people can get the full effect. Lee, thank you for sharing your talents and recipes! This dressing is ideally enjoyed dumped drizzled over a simple green salad or poured into a bowl to encourage oodles of vegetable-dipping perfection. Thank you for sharing!! Sorry if this is a repost but I made a previous post but it somehow got deleted? It really depends what you store it in (e.g., bowl, airtight jar, etc), the type of coconut milk you use, and how fresh your herbs are, but I would say as long as a week? HI Lee, This homemade ranch dressing sound divine and so healthy. Glad you liked it, even if it wasn’t quite like your ranch. WHoa baby! On a side note, we bought some organic coconut milk by Native Forest and for the first time these cans are also giving us grief and curdling! I know many people have found this recipe and described it as being AIP, but to be honest, I don’t know enough about AIP to feel comfortable labeling or advising on it. While any dressing complements these party-ready snacks, what I really wanted was straight-up, snowy white, smooth-and-creamy Hidden Valley Ranch dressing…. Hi Joan, glad to hear momma and baby are doing well! Hi Melissa! 🙂. As you may have guessed by now, Jeff and I don’t have overly sophisticated tastes. Thanks for sharing your feedback! Note: I’m constantly tweaking this recipe, so if you come back and it’s a little different, you know why. My name is Ashley, and I’m the writer and photographer behind Blissful Basil. If you did, I’d recommend chilling it in the refrigerator for several hours—that should thicken it right up. I even put it in spaghetti last night. 🙂. !I’ll be on the hunt for a non additive coconut milk now!! I order it from Amazon. It doesn't make and literary references to being a 5 alarm dressing. I’ve had three curdling cans in a row and am so stumped. If you give it a try, I’d love to know how it goes! -No high-powered blender? My only concern would be that it could curdle or separate upon thawing, but I think it’s definitely worth a try. The dressing consistency is too thin with lite coconut milk. Have already let some co workers “try” it out with a carrot stick at work today and all have requested the recipe. Hi Melanie, if you try it with white beans please let me know how it goes! It’s usually way too mayo-tasting to me… ew. Enjoy! I’m allergic to coconut and dairy and have come up with my own mayo/almond milk recipe, but it’s just ok. Really looking for to making this! Its the best💜. It’s the simplest dressing to throw together, and the scent of herbs mingling with one another will have you hovering your face over the bowl just so that you can inhale all that herbaceous awesomeness. The result is a deliciously thick and creamy dressing that is balanced by fresh chives, parsley, basil, and dill. (No fun!). I love that you’re here and value your trust. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. I especially like Daiya Greek yogurt as a treat: It’s dairy-free, soy-free, and contains good bacteria just like regular yogurt. Did i do something wrong? I hope this helps, and enjoy! I did a cheesy sauce that I use as a replacement but I love trying every one. Hi Barbara, I feel your pain! Thanks! Thanks SO much! If you try it, let me know how it goes! I am new to the plant based world and wanted to give this a try. Thank you so much for this recipe! It was kind of like, stirred up coconut milk. I want to make this but I don’t want it to go to waste if I don’t eat it all right away. But, I do like CPK’s BBQ Chicken salad and they mix ranch and bbq sauce… so I thought I’d try making this. Get plant-based recipes and healthy hacks in your inbox every Monday! Really would love to try this, Thanks. This recipe wasn’t specifically designed to be AIP (only vegan). Your feedback really makes my day. Your email address will not be published. I have almonds in the house, but not cashews…used them all up for cashew cheese! Creamy, oil-free vegan ranch requiring just 10 simple ingredients & 1 bowl with BIG flavor! She’s always been a dairy “gobbler”, and this has been difficult..so far, she’s only using her own homemade balsamic vinaigrette..thought I’d try it to see if almonds work..I’ll prepare it the same way as I do cashew cheese..(soaking it and draining it and puree-ing it). I’ve made this a handful of times now – we’ve had it as a dressing, as a dip, and even combined with buffalo chickpeas to make a warm dip (yum!). Thank you for sharing the healthy-ranch love, Christine! I’m thinking of Litehouse Freeze-Dried Herbs, which are much better than the regular dried herbs. As for a brand that I can faithfully recommend, I sadly don’t have one because my trusty go-to’s are no longer trusty. Thickening agents like arrowroot need to be heated to activate their thickening powers, and I’m not sure how heating would affect flavor here. I started eating this way for breast health—I stick with it for the tasty food! No guar gum, stabilizers, emulsifiers, preservatives or whiteners. 🙂 Just saw your reply on VNutrition—I’ll check the fridge section for miso next time I’m at Whole Foods! A new dairy allergy has me missing my ranch dressing. Hi InnA, can you have lemon juice? I made this today, and I am completely in love with it! As for the flavor, well, ??? 😀 Hope you like this recipe (pressure’s on! :) It clumped up when it hit my cold veggies in the salad and basically turned back into cold coconut cream. Hi, I read black pepper is not AIP, is that the case? I used Natural Value organic coconut milk. Ideal for Vegan Recipes. I’m a bit skeptical when something says, “It taste just like…”, because I don’t like to trick my mind and then in turn be disappointed. I initially used it for dipping buffalo cauliflower wings in & it really helped bring them over the top. I think I just made up a word, but you get my point. Raw cashews currently soaking overnight in unsweetened, unflavored Silk Almond milk! It would be great to have a fat-free version for people who need it. What kind of cashews do u use? Though both are technically coconut milk, they are considerably different in … Thank you for your sweet compliments and for sharing the recipe! This was absolutely worth all that herb chopping. I must say I was surprised at the flavor. I do believe it’s the guar gum and other stabilizers that are causing the issues. Sad to hear Native Forest is part of the curdling clan now too! I’m going to get the whole foods milk to try next time though to taste the real deal 🙂 thanks for the awesome recipe!! Read More…. This recipe looks so good, I can’t wait to try it! This stuff is CRAZYPANTS!!!!!!!! Filed Under: Compotes + Dressings, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Paleo, Recipes, Vegan Tagged With: Basil, Chives, Coconut Milk, dill, dressing, Garlic, gluten free, Healthy, Parsley, ranch dressing, Salad, Shallots, Vegan, vegan ranch, Vegetarian. I’ve reached out to some of my blogger friends to see if they’ve had consistent luck with any particular brands as of late. Thank you. But sales of non-dairy milks have exploded in recent years. My first batch was done in a Blendtec blender ( thought that was the issue), and it REALLY separated- so I collected it in paper towels and drained it- got some pretty awesome herbed “butter” that was used on grilled asparagus and also used to deglaze a pan we used to cook steaks on! If the cashews are even a little rancid, the dressing will have an off flavor. My hubby even said he would rather use it than his standard mayo in macaroni salad!! But thought you’d want to know. Love, love, love! Thai Kitchen was long one of my favorite brands; however, I've had terrible, terrible luck with their coconut milk as of late. 1 unbaked Gluten-Free Vegan Pie Crust (oil-free) Or your favorite pie crust recipe. This was a life-saver. (*shudder*) Anyhow, for the ranch I used Whole Foods 365 brand unsweetened organic almondmilk, but Pacific Unsweetened Almond (Original) is decent if you don’t have a nearby Whole Foods. Hi there! I guess we can still be friends… 😉 It really is rewarding–and fun–to come up with a healthy version of a “classic,” no? Enjoy! I did get a huge boost of traffic on that post, and I was wondering what happened! It is a keeper for sure. Sooooooo gooooood!!! How long does this ranch dressing last for in the fridge? Can’t wait to see your version. We’ve been anticipating this trip all winter long, and I had to pinch myself while staring into the cotton abyss that is my closet packing the other night because it’s hard to believe that the time for relaxation and warmth is actually upon us. Lol. But for a new mom who’s missing dairy, they might be just the thing! So glad you’re enjoying it, Felicia! :-). I’m seriously looking for a replacement for those shells and cheese. I was just playing around with a ranch dressing myself this weekend too! The views expressed in this blog are my own and do not reflect the views of my employer. Add 4 tablespoons of the coconut water into the coconut cream and whisk until smooth (reserve the leftover coconut water, as you may need to whisk in an extra tablespoon or two after refrigerating your dressing depending on your desired thickness). coconut milk ranch. However, it was a tad runny. Thank you for sharing this healthy and delicious recipe with us at the Plant-Based Potluck Party. 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