Cheeses

Quick Cashew Cheese Sauce

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This light frothy sauce is so easy to make and absolutely delicious. With a high-powered blender like a Vitamix the cashews do not need to be soaked in advance. A regular blender can be used but then the cashews must be soaked in water for at least 4 hours to soften them first. Soaked cashews…

Cashew Cheese Fondue

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This is a gooey good, flavorful, cheesy, creamy rich sauce that is great with just about anything. 2 cups whole raw cashews 2 cups beer (optional) 2 cups water (if you omit the beer use 4 cups water) 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 1/4 cup millet flour 1 whole roasted red bell pepper 2 dried red…

Easy Cheesy Sauce

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The sauce goes great over vegetables, pasta, whole grains, potatoes, anything! It makes a yummy creamed spinach or a fast Mac N Cheese. 1 cup unsweetened non dairy milk 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 1 tablespoon miso (We use a chickpea-based miso from South River that is gluten-free and soy-free.) Mix together the nondairy milk and…

You’ll Be Buffaloed By This Vegan Mozzarella

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“Growing up in a second generation Italian-American family there was a great deal of attention given to cheese. Every meal was centered around some variety or another; whether it was the Parmesan or Romano on the pasta, soup and vegetables at dinner or the Cheddar, Swiss, Provolone, and/or Jack on the sandwiches at lunch. And…

Baked Queso Dip

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This makes a really great party dip or something to spread on tortillas or as a fondue with vegetables and cubes of baked tofu or some of our tempeh bacon and scallions on top of a potato…if it makes it that far because you’re probably just going to eat it right out of the baking…

Tofu Ricotta Cheese Sauce

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  Tofu Ricotta Cheese Sauce can be used in so many dishes. We love it on our Timballo De Rigatoni.   INGREDIENTS 1/2 block (8 ounces) firm tofu 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 1 tablespoons chickpea miso 2 cloves garlic 1/4 cup unsweetened non dairy milk 1 tablespoon olive oil, optional 1 teaspoon salt, optional 1/2…

Sunflower Seed Cheese Spread

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Say goodbye to cheese made from animal milk and say hello to the wonderful world of nut and seed cheeses. This recipe makes a creamy, mild cheese that goes well with so many things. Use your imagination! Try it on crackers, with crudités or inside our REAL Collard Rolls. 1 cup hulled sunflower seeds 2…

Cashew Jack

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Cashew Jack — A variation on the Cashew Cheddar recipe already on our site. I find that this is a much creamier cheese and is perfect for pizza because of the olive oil. You can also experiment with herbs and spices such as adding a teaspoon of red pepper flakes to give it a kick.…

Almond Mozzarella Cheese

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If you think you can’t give up dairy because you love cheese, try our nut cheese recipes. This one is made from almonds. It makes a lot of cheese. I freeze it and only use a little at a time. Makes about 4 cups 1 cup raw almonds, soaked in water for 4 hours or…

Cashew Cheddar Cheese

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This is a recipe from one of my favorite cookbooks, The Real Food Daily Cookbook. It makes a lot of cheese. I freeze it and only use a little at a time. Makes 4 cups “This cheese is great for shredding or melting. Cashews work better than other nuts because they blend into such a…