Having received the seal of approval from plenty of passers-by at Gentle World’s booth at the Te Hiku Health Expo, we decided this delicious cashew cheese recipe should also be shared with you, our readers.
Feel free to experiment with extra herbs or spices, or try adding olives or sundried tomatoes.
The possibilities are endless…
Lisa’s Awesome Cashew Cheese
1 cup cashews, soaked for five hours
1/2 cup unsweetened soy or other non-dairy milk
one cup filtered water
1/2 cup nutritional yeast
1 clove garlic, minced or crushed
1 Tbsp. lemon juice (or to taste)
1 Tbsp. organic sriracha*
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. salt (or to taste)
- Grind cashews in a food processor and add all other ingredients, processing until smooth and creamy.
- Heat on medium heat in a pan on the stove, stirring constantly until mixture reaches desired thickness.
- Pour into a container and chill, or serve warm for a queso dip.
- Don’t forget to share!
* Non-organic sriracha often contains non-organic sugar, which is not always vegan in some parts of the world, including the United States.