Recipes

Our Recipes

A collection of recipes using our products. We also accept user submissions at orders@californiabalsamic.com 

Peach & Basil Summer Salad

The combo of peaches, lemon balsamic. basil, and crunchy almonds is SOO good. Its summer salad perfection right here! It’s easy peasy and a great option when you don’t want to cook. Slightly sweet, slightly savory, and totally delicious.

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Basil Potato Topper

A quick and easy topper to turn a baked potato into a meal.

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Lemon Basil Alfredo Sauce

A wonderful plant-based alfredo style sauce, perfect as a healthy finish for pasta or zucchini noodles.

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Sweet Apple Pie Oil-Free Dressing or Dip

Daniel said he wanted to use the Sweet Apple Pie Balsamic to create a recipe that featured the perfect balance of sweet and tart – something which reminded one of the sensation of biting into a fresh, ripe-from-the-tree apple. The dressing would have enough complexity to satisfy the adults. The resulting recipe is versatile and can be used as a dressing or fruit dip, depending on how thick you make it.

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Whole Food Plant Based Peach Yogurt

A delicious homemade whole food plant based yogurt .

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Peach Smoothie or Peach Dreamsickles

A delicious recipe that can either be made as a smoothie, or frozen as a dreamsickle!

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Peach Melba Trifle

A delicious fruit popsicle recipe that can be done as a trifle instead of a popsicle.

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White Balsamic Peach Pie Granola

A wonderful homemade granola recipe.

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Smoked Hickory Balsamic Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

Simple, easy marinated portobello mushrooms that are hickory flavored and delicious.

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Raspberry Mini-Oat Muffins

Featured on Tuesdays With Thomas 6/1/21 Ingredients: 8 pitted dates soaked in ½ cup plant based milk (set aside) 1 cup almond flour 1 banana (very ripe) 1 tablespoon Vanilla 1 tablespoon Raspberry White Balsamic 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 …

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Raspberry Balsamic Mango Salsa

Recipe By: the King’s child in NC, Featured on Tuesdays with Thomas 6/1/21 Ingredients: 2 or more yellow mangoes (sometimes called Champagne or Ataulfo mangoes) 1/4 to 1/2 sweet onion, chopped 1-2 ears of sweet corn kernels cut off the …

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Raspberry Balsamic Chocolate Fudgesicles

Featured on Tuesdays with Thomas 6/1/21 Ingredients: 2 cups baked white or orange* sweet potatoes (*if using orange sweet potatoes, reduce plant milk to 2 cups) 1/4 – 1/3 cup Raspberry White Balsamic 2 1/2 cups plant milk 8 deglet …

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Gilroy Garlic Beans

This is a whole food plant based no oil or fat recipe for beans, either as a soup if you add more liquid or as a creamy/chunky side dish.. I use an instant pot for convenience but you certainly could use a slow cooker or a stove top method.

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Farro Vegetable Stuffed Peppers

Delicious plant-based stuffed peppers, prepared on the May 2021 episode of Tuesdays with Thomas.

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Rita’s Best Marinara Ever

A fun twist on marinara sauce, perfect for a quick dinner.

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Lissa’s Cousin Fesenjan Walnut pomegranate Cauliflower Stew

A traditional Persian dish, commonly made with Pomegranate Molasses and chicken, duck or other meat. I’ve adapted this to use balsamic vinegars and cauliflower instead of meat.

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Rita’s Orange Poppy seed Oat Bars (or Scones)

delicious plant-based baked treats, great as scones or oat bars depending on the cut of the dough.

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Paige’s Citrus Salad

This Citrus Salad is not only amazing in flavor, but super versatile. For example I had this for breakfast, and it hit all the right spots to start my day. I don’t have macros on this because it’s an add as you please dish…and add I did! This would make a great side to any nice grilled protein, or easy to super size and bring it to a large gathering. Anyway you decide to incorporate this into your life, there are no mistakes!

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Lissa’s Treasure Island Salad

This salad is delicious as well as beautifully colorful and pleasing to the eye. All of the ingredients are a delicate symphony of buried treasures as you discover each flavor on your eating journey. You’ll find the sharpness of the onions and shallots in combination with the pop of sweet strawberries and tartness of the grapefruit balsamic curiously delightful. The seeds provide extraordinary nutrition as well as added texture, reminiscent of a sandy beach.

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Balsamic Oats and Bananas

A delicious banana oat recipe by Karen Marcroft

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