Creamy Mushroom Sauce

IMG_1291-800qm This Creamy Mushroom Sauce is so simple to make and it’s raw, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo-friendly too!

Just put everything into a Vitamix and it’s ready to go!

I’ve used this sauce over pasta with added veggies (Pasta with Asparagus and Creamy Mushroom Sauce), over quinoa and even mashed cauliflower (mashed potato replacement) and cauliflower rice.

Traditional Creamy Mushroom Sauces usually have butter, heavy cream and cheese, but this one is raw, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo-friendly too!


Feel-Good-About-What-You-Eat 5 Fast Facts About Mushrooms:

  • excellent source of potassium
  • rich source of riboflavin, niacin and selenium
  • supports a healthy immune system
  • provides anti-inflammatory benefits
  • natural source of vitamin D

5 Fast Facts About Cashews:

  • packed with dietary fiber
  • rich in “heart friendly” mono-saturated fatty acids
  • rich source of minerals
  • high in magnesium and copper
  • excellent source of antioxidants

5 Fast Facts About Extra-Virgin Olive Oil:

  • lowers blood cholesterol levels
  • rich in anti-oxidants
  • improves bone mineralization and calcification
  • excellent protection from heart attack and stroke
  • contains anti-inflammatory benefits

5 Fast Facts About Garlic:

  • regulates blood sugar levels
  • lowers high blood pressure
  • contains anti-bacterial and analgesic properties
  • anti-viral
  • helps to lower cholesterol levels

5 Fast Facts About Shallots:

  • 1 cup contains 24% DV of iron
  • good source of fiber
  • 1 cup contains 11% potassium
  • contains more antioxidants than onions
  • contains 10% DV of folate

5 Fast Facts About Rosemary:

  • can help improve memory
  • contains anti-microbial properties to help fight infections
  • good source of dietary fiber
  • rich in B vitamins
  • excellent source of vitamin A

5 Fast Facts About Himalayan Pink Salt:

  • contains 84 minerals
  • unrefined, unprocessed, raw
  • promotes stable pH balance in cells
  • controls water levels in the body
  • aids digestion and facilitates better nutrient absorption






Tip #1:  I’ve used baby bella mushrooms, cremini and even white button mushrooms to make this.

Tip #2:  If you set the Vitamix on the “high” setting, it will warm it up slightly.

Tip #3:  This recipe will make approximately (3) cups.


Creamy Mushroom Gravy (Raw, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Paleo-Friendly) The Healthy Family and Home


  • 4 cups mushrooms (baby bella, etc)
  • 1 1/2 cup organic cashews
  • 1 1/2 cup distilled/purified water
  • 4 cloves organic garlic (freshly crushed)
  • 2 tablespoons organic shallots (diced)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon organic rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon organic extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt


Step 1 Put all ingredients in a Vitamix and blend until creamy and smooth.

Serve over pasta, mashed potatoes, quinoa, etc.






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  1. Becky says

    Hey Karielyn, I will use it over my fav zucchini ‘noodles’ ;-) I just got an Oneida mandolin slicer so I’m ready for ‘real’ noodles now! Thank You SO for all Your hard work! When is the cook book coming out? Though I need to stop writing to You in comment section as I never remember where I was to find Your answers. oops ;-)

    • Karielyn says

      Hi there Becky! I just bought a spiralizer recently and have been making zucchini noodles too! I love it since I really can’t eat regular pasta anymore and yes, this sauce would be perfect with zucchini noodles.

      I am very close to being finished with the cookbook and am hoping (with my fingers crossed!) to have it finished within the next 30 days.

      Oh, and thanks to your suggestion, I added the “comment luv” feature to the comments section so you can check the box after your comment to get notified when your comment is answered…so thanks for that suggestion!

      Hope you enjoy the recipe ;)

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