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Recipes

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Caraway and Star Anise

Vanns Caraway and Star Anise come together in an unlikely but delicious flavor pairing in this recipe for crispy roasted brussels sprouts tossed in a sweet, sharp, and perfectly spiced dressing.

Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Praline Cake

A simple pantry chocolate cake is elevated by an easy hazelnut praline and the flavorful addition of Vanns Hazelnut Extract.

Spiced Potato-Spinach Patties with Raita and Tomato Chutney

Creamy raita and tangy tomato chutney offer the perfect accompaniment to these crispy, savory, Indian-spiced potato patties spiked with a generous amount of spinach.

Chai-Spiced Date and Cashew Balls

These little bites of sweetness and spice pack a flavor punch, thanks to Vanns Chai Spice.

Green Goddess Salad

The delicate anise flavor of Vanns Tarragon shines in this recipe for a classic dressing, lightened up with the use of Greek yogurt, tossed with a salad as crisp and green as the dressing itself.

Grasshopper Mint Brownies

Cool peppermint and rich chocolate join forces in these fudgy brownies topped with creamy icing and chocolate ganache.

Turmeric-Coconut Noodle Bowl

A warming soup that combines the floral tones of coconut milk and 

Spreadable Garlic and Herb Cheese

A homemade version of the delicious garlic and herb cheese found in the cheese aisle of just about every grocery store, this version is much more economical and allows you to adjust the flavors to suit your preferences.

Simple Red Lentil Dal

Simple, healthy, and delicious, this red lentil dal is the perfect addition to any Indian-inspired meal.

Apricot Cardamom Pistachio Granola

Cardamom and apricot make a sweetly spiced pairing in this easy granola packed with flavor.

Spanish Chickpea and Spinach Stew

A simple Spanish stew uses technique and a bold combination of spices to elevate affordable, healthy ingredients.

Muhammara

A sweet, bright, and tart dip made from roasted peppers and walnuts is a great appetizer or addition to a mezze meal.

Spanish Paprika Clam Dip

Clam dip gets a Spanish twist, inspired by a classic tapas flavor combination.

Gingerbread Apple Butter Thumbprint Cookies

Two favorite fall flavors combine in these perfectly spiced gingerbread cookies with a velvety-smooth apple butter center.

Slow-Cooker Apple Butter

Perfectly spiced apple butter is made easy with the use of a slow cooker.

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Subtle hints of classic pumpkin pie spices complement the sweet squash undertones of this perfectly-sweet pumpkin cheesecake.

 

Pickled Peppers

A quick pickling process mellows the heat of hot peppers while adding a pop of flavor with a medley of spices and vinegar.

Pumpkin Soup with Ancho Chili and Apple

A flavorful fall soup comes together easily thanks to a can of pumpkin puree.

Almond Marmalade Crumble Bars

Almonds and Vanns Almond Extract add a hint of nuttiness to these citrusy marmalade crumble bars.

Stone Fruit Galette with Frangipane

A simple almond frangipane elevates a rustic stone fruit galette.

Cabbage Salad with Dried Mint

A minty spin on coleslaw inspired by a traditional Lebanese dish.

Moroccan Carrot Dip with Harissa

Hummus and baba ganoush aren't the only two pureed Middle Eastern dips out there - caramelized carrots provide a sweet base for this dip, while Vanns Cumin, Coriander, and Harissa add earthy depth and spice.

Warm Roasted Cabbage Salad with Chipotle-Lime-Honey Vinaigrette

Coleslaw isn't the only kind of cabbage salad out there - grilling wedges of cabbage before drizzling them with a vinaigrette spiked with smoky, spicy Vanns Chipotle Chili Powder reveals an entirely new side to this versatile vegetable.

Turmeric-Chili Shrimp with Spicy Slaw

A quick shirmp dish that builds flavor through the use of Asian aromatics, earthy turmeric, and spicy chili flakes. Combined with a refreshing slaw, it just needs a side of rice to make a complete meal.

Cardamom Coffee

The simple addition of Vanns Cardamom can make your daily coffee habit feel like a special occasion.

Harissa Roasted Chicken

The earthy spice of Vanns Harissa, slight green bitterness of Vanns Celery Seed, and heat of Vanns Aleppo Style Chili Flakes bring some excitement to tender roast chicken, with sumac-marinated red onions adding a pop of brightness.

Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Paillards

Make this simple dish on a Sunday and you’ll have a flavorful, juicy protein to toss in your lunch salads or serve as part of your weeknight dinner for days.

Garlicky Green Beans with Romesco Sauce

Romesco, a classic Spanish sauce of pureed roasted peppers, spices, nuts, and vinegar, goes beautifully with every kind of vegetable, raw and cooked - here it's paired with garlicky green beans cooked low and slow in butter for a beautiful browned flavor.

Buttermilk Pie

Warm, fragrant Vanns Nutmeg and Cinnamon combine with the creamy tang of buttermilk to create a classic custard pie.

Harissa-Roasted Tomatoes with Lentils, Poached Eggs, and Dukkah

A fairly simple set of ingredients combines with a blend of Vanns spices to create a complex and hearty dish that your guests might not even realize is vegetarian. A perfectly poached egg on top means this dish can be enjoyed from breakfast to dinner.