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Category: Creamed & Yogurt Alternatives

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Coconut Milk & Heavy Cream

Let me tell you, you haven’t tried coconut milk until you have tried the real deal made with fresh young thai coconuts!  You have to make sure you get them FRESH.  This can be easier in some locations than others. If you open it up and the water is tinged purple or gray, it’s turning on you.  Fresh coconut water should be close to … Read More Coconut Milk & Heavy Cream

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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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Raw Coconut Yogurt

Yes, this really is SO MUCH better than the classic made with cow’s milk.   This NEVER hangs around long, for sure! Makes approx. 1-1½ cups.  Ingredients 2 Young Coconuts, meat (should yield approx. 2-2 ½ cups), water reserved 2 tbsp + 2 tsp Fresh Lemon Juice 1 tsp Powdered Probiotics (I used Baby’s Jarro-Dophilus) Instructions In a good mini-blender or high-speed blender, combine coconut … Read More Raw Coconut Yogurt