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Category: Cheese Substitutes

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All-American Cheese Sauce

This cheese sauce has a great flavor that pairs well with veggies and pastas alike.  Kids love it and you don’t even have to tell them it’s not really cheese.  Your secret is totally safe with me! I have enjoyed this in a number of raw-friendly ways but haves also tossed some I had left over with tuna, peas and pasta for a quick, … Read More All-American Cheese Sauce

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Raw Vegan Almond Ricotta

This is an excellent alternative where you’re looking for something that hits on the flavor and texture while power-packing in nutrition. Ingredients 2 cups Raw Almonds, soaked overnight, rinsed and drained 1 cup Water ¼ cup Lemon Juice Scant ½ cup Nutritional Yeast 1 tbsp Garlic Powder 1-1½ tsp Fine Sea Salt Instructions Optional: start by slipping the skin off the of the almonds.  … Read More Raw Vegan Almond Ricotta

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Laughing Now Cheeze

What?! This cheese is so good and totally makes you think of the Laughing Cow brand of soft cheese wedges. Enjoy this on crackers, with fresh fruit or straight  fridge-to-face. Serves 6. Ingredients 1 cup Cashews, soaked 2 hours or more and drained ¼ + ⅛ cup Water, plus up to ¼ cup as needed to make it VERY creamy but not quite a … Read More Laughing Now Cheeze

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I-Ain’t-Got-a-Goat Cheeze

That’s not my goat.  It’s somebody else’s goat but it’s a picture of a goat nonetheless.  You may think this weird but admit, you weren’t exactly expecting to see a goat when you clicked that link, were you? See, it’s the little things that bring joy. …like a random nanny goat popping in to brighten your day when you least expect it. Oh, come … Read More I-Ain’t-Got-a-Goat Cheeze

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Nacho Cheeze Sauce

Yields approximately 1¾ cup. Drizzle it up and rock it out with the powerhouse nacho cheese sauce alternative. Ingredients 3/4 cup Sunflower Seeds (DO NOT SOAK!) 1 Orange or Red Pepper, coarsely chopped 1 Garlic Clove 2 tbsp + 1 tsp Lemon Juice 3 tbsp + 1/2 tsp Nutritional Yeast 2 tsp Onion Powder 3/4 Chili Powder 1/4 tsp Crushed Red Pepper 1/8 tsp … Read More Nacho Cheeze Sauce

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Cranberry, Thyme & Pecan Cheese Ball

This is a beautiful cheese ball that would be a perfect addition to any holiday spread; not that you need a holiday to have an excuse to make this.  Easy and impressive, I love the combination of the sweet flavors of the cheese and cranberries paired with the slightly savory flavor of the thyme. I know it may seem like a lengthy process but … Read More Cranberry, Thyme & Pecan Cheese Ball

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Scallion & Dill Herbed Cheese Ball

This recipe is fairly basic and flexible. You should be able to easily adjust the herbs or switch them out to suit your tastes.  It requires no time for fermentation; but rather, it needs only a couple hours to set up and allow flavors to fuse together and blend throughout the cheese. Ingredients 1 cup Cashews, soaked 2 hours or more and drained 1½ … Read More Scallion & Dill Herbed Cheese Ball

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Sweet Cashew Cream Cheeze

This spread is versatile in use, being just as good on toast as it is as a base to a creamy dressing. Enjoy with fresh sliced fruit or as a dip for veggies. What I really love about recipes like this is that it is SO GOOD for the GUT! Probiotics are necessary for keeping bad bacteria in check and promoting the best environment … Read More Sweet Cashew Cream Cheeze