*And/or food processor.
The following recipes use either blenders or food processors to create vegan deliciousness. Basically, it's best to have both (or, OMG VITAMIX YESSS), but a lot of times you can use either/or.
Vegan pesto is a fantastic staple to keep on hand (it's so yummy on sandwiches, too). If you make a big batch, you can also freeze half!
Full recipe at Fed & Fit.
(Can be done in either a blender or food processor.)
Want to make your own “milk”? Go beyond basic with this macadamia milk recipe.
Full instructions at Healthy Blender Recipes.
(This recipe calls for a Vitamix, however we've made nut milks to our heart's content in even the most basic blender.)
Don't forget the hidden second step in making almond milk. You can blend and dry out your leftover nuts to make almond meal flour.
Learn how at All Sorts of Pretty.
(Another blender-friendly milk!)