Cashews – They give recipes a creamy, milky texture. sauce and cheese recipes. We blend these into our homemade pesto and use handfuls in our vegan mac and cheese (recipes to come soon…).
Garbanzo Beans (or chickpeas) – We get these for our homemade hummus and mix them with Quinoa to give our dishes some bulk. They have a wonderful chestnut flavor. We usually have a few cans of these around, but you can also get them in bulk food section.
What are some of your whole food staples?