Recipes

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Serving Suggestions

OUR PLANT-BASED PRODUCTS ARE VERSATILE

Looking for more ways to use The Simple Root products? Here are a few suggestions for our dips, cream cheese-style spreads, and artisan cheese-style spreads. Whether you use our products in a recipe or on their own, it’s sure to be delicious.

Sweet & Spicy Mango Sweet Potato

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Jicama and Pineapple Spears

Sprinkle fresh jicama and pineapple spears with Tajin and serve with chilled Simple Root Sweet Spicy Mango Sweet Potato Dip for a refreshing treat. 

 

Tostones (Plantain Chips) and Dip 

Serve your favorite brand tostones (plantain chips) with Simple Root Sweet Spicy Mango Sweet Potato Dip for a tropical snacking twist. 

 

Warm Dip and Chips 

Gently warm Simple Root Sweet Spicy Mango Sweet Potato Dip in the microwave and serve with your favorite black bean or blue corn chip.

Sweet Chili

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Sweet Chili Mashed Potatoes

Stir Simple Root Sweet Chili Savory Cream Cheese into prepared mashed potatoes for extra creaminess and a pop of flavor. 

 

Vegetarian Burgers and Sandwiches

Use Simple Root Sweet Chili Savory Cream Cheese instead of mayo for veggie burgers and sandwiches for extra flavor and creaminess.

 

Sweet Chili Avocado Toast

Spread Simple Root Sweet Chili Savory Cream Cheese on whole-wheat toast, top with sliced ripe avocado, drizzle with sriracha, and top with toasted sesame seeds for an updated version of avocado toast.

Strawberry

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Cookie Sandwiches

Spread Simple Root Strawberry Cream Cheese between your favorite store-bought oatmeal or gingerbread cookie for a tasty cookie sandwich. 

 

Easy Dairy-Free Strawberry Shortcake

For a dairy-free take on strawberry shortcake sprinkle coarse sugar on canned biscuit dough before baking and bake per package directions. Cut the biscuits in half and spread with Simple Root Strawberry Cream Cheese and top with fresh sliced strawberries

 

Strawberry Oatmeal

Stir one tablespoon of Simple Root Strawberry Cream Cheese into a bowl of warm oatmeal for a delicious creamy treat.

Spinach, Artichoke & Kale

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Za’atar French Fries and Dip

Transfer Simple Root  Spinach and Artichoke Kale Dip to a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes (depending on your microwave) and stir every 30 seconds until warm. Serve with the dip with Za’atar dusted McCain Crinkle Cut French Fries. 

 

Veggie Crudite and Dip 

Dip cucumber spears, endive leaves, carrot sticks, or your other favorite veggies into Simple Root Spinach and Artichoke Kale Dip for a healthy snack.

 

Spinach Artichoke Kale Dip Pasta

Transfer Simple Root  Spinach and Artichoke Kale Dip to a large microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes (depending on your microwave) and stir every 30 seconds until warm. Toss with your favorite hot pasta for a quick and delicious meal.

Salsa Con Queso Style

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Queso and Chips

Transfer Simple Root Salsa con Queso to a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes (depending on your microwave) and stir every 30 seconds until warm. Serve with your favorite corn tortilla chip.

 

Cheesy Fries and Tots

Transfer Simple Root Salsa con Queso to a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes (depending on your microwave) and stir every 30 seconds until warm. Drizzle over Tajin sprinkled McCain French fries or tater tots for cheesy fries with a kick.

 

Broccoli and Cheese

Transfer Simple Root Salsa con Queso to a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes (depending on your microwave) and stir every 30 seconds until warm. Drizzle over steamed broccoli for a zesty southwestern-inspired vegetable side dish.

Original Plain

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Cream Cheese and Bagels/Toast

Spread Simple Root Plain Cream Cheese on warm bagels, English muffins, or your favorite toasted bread for a satisfying diary-free breakfast. 

  

Cream Cheese Waffles and Jam

Spread Simple Root Plain Cream Cheese on your favorite warm toaster waffle.  Top with your favorite jam or jelly for a delicious dairy-free morning treat.

  

Banana Honey Graham Crackers

Spread room temperature Simple Root Plain Cream Cheese on graham crackers. Top with sliced bananas and drizzle with honey for a quick pick-me-up or after-school snack.

Garlic & Herb

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Garlic and Herb Pinwheels Spread Simple Root Garlic and Herb Cream Cheese on your favorite flour tortillas. Roll into a tube and cut into 8 rounds for a quick snack or party platter addition

Creamy Soups Stir in one tablespoon of Simple Root Garlic and Herb Cream Cheese into a bowl of your favorite soup to add creaminess and depth. Try it with tomato soup, broccoli cheese, baked potato, or any other soup to add richness.

Creamy Green Pasta Primavera Gently warm Simple Root Garlic and Herb Cream Cheese and toss in your favorite pasta and green vegetables like peas, asparagus, basil, and broccoli for a quick and simple take on pasta primavera.