• 2 scallions finely chopped
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 2 tsp basil
  • 1/3 cup almonds
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice


  • Soak almonds for 12-24 hours, discard water
  • Pour 1 cup of boiled water over the almonds and let them soak for 30-60 seconds and then discard water
  • Peel skin off almonds (they are now blanched)
  • Put blanched almonds in food processor until finely chopped
  • Add basil and scallions to food processor
  •  Then add tomato, avocado, garlic, red chili powder and lemon juice
  • Serve this dip with your favorite raw veggies or crackers (we use Crunchmaster’s or Mary’s Gone Crackers gluten free crackers available at Costco)

Recipe courtesy of The Quintessential Recipes for Vibrant Health with modifications made by me!