Store-bought condiments are often filled with crap-tastic ingredients.

But sometimes you really need food to be saucy and sticky and tangy and exploding with flavor!

Try this outrageously easy sauce on sauteed broccoli and chicken / tofu for a meal that’s better than takeout.

Use it as a dip for air-fried french fries or nuggets, or brush it on any protein for an instant glaze.

Make up a batch and store it in a mason jar in the fridge, it should last at least a week and give you tangy flavor for days.

Gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, vegan, and delicious! 

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Sweet & Sour Sauce
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Serves: 16
  • 8 fl ozs Pineapple Juice (from the can or bottle)
  • ½ cup Maple Syrup
  • ⅓ cup Rice Vinegar
  • 1½ tbsps Tomato Paste
  • 2 tbsps Coconut Aminos
  • 1½ tbsps Arrowroot Powder
  • 2 tbsps Water (warm)
  • 1 pinch Sea Salt
  1. In a saucepan, whisk together the pineapple juice, maple syrup, rice vinegar, tomato paste and coconut aminos. Bring to a gentle simmer then turn off the heat.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the arrowroot powder and warm water. Add the slurry to the saucepan and whisk for about 30 seconds to thicken.
  3. Let it cool completely, taste and add a pinch of salt if needed, and transfer to an airtight container. Enjoy as a dipping sauce or glaze!
More Flavor: Add garlic powder and/or onion powder.

No Maple Syrup: Use brown sugar or adjust accordingly for your preferred sweetener.

No Coconut Aminos: Use tamari or soy sauce instead.

No Arrowroot Powder: Use cornstarch or tapioca flour instead.

No Pineapple Juice: Use pear juice instead.

Foods that Heal: Pineapple is very high in fiber and helps to promote a healthy digestive tract.


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