Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe
Traditional mayonnaise, typically made with eggs and oil, can be high in cholesterol and unhealthy fats. However, this unique mayonnaise recipe offers a healthier alternative without compromising on flavor or texture. By substituting eggs and oil with wholesome ingredients like cashews and lemon juice, this recipe provides a delicious and nutritious option for those seeking a lighter mayo option.

It is vegan, easy to make and a great way to include the health benefits of nuts as well.
I like to use this for my sons tiffin sandwiches, use it as a dip or even in my home made burgers.

You can adapt it into
Peri Peri Mayo
Chilli Mayo
Pesto Mayo etc based on your preference by creating add ins.

Healthier Mayonnaise Recipe:

* 1/2 cup cashews
* 2 tsp lemon juice
* 2 tsp honey mustard
* 2 big garlic cloves
* 1 small slice of onion (1/2" piece)
* 3/4-1 tsp onion powder
* 1/4 tsp pepper
* 1/4 cup water

* Soak cashews in warm water for 20 minutes, or place them in a bowl with a little water and microwave for 1 minute. Allow them to sit for an additional 15-20 minutes.
* Drain the water from the soaked cashews and transfer them to a blender.
* Add lemon juice, honey mustard, garlic cloves, onion slice, onion powder, pepper, and water to the blender with the cashews.
* Blend all the ingredients together until you achieve a smooth and creamy consistency.
* Taste the mixture and adjust the seasoning by adding more salt, lemon juice, or mustard according to your personal preference.
* Your unique and healthier mayonnaise is now ready to enjoy!

Note: If honey mustard is unavailable, you can substitute it with a mild mustard and either maple syrup or honey for sweetness.
This homemade mayonnaise is not only delicious but also a healthier option compared to traditional mayo. Use it as a spread, dip, or dressing to elevate your favorite dishes while keeping your meals wholesome and nutritious.

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