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Cashew Coconut Cream Cheese [Vegan]

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Tired of buying tofu-based cream cheese substitutes? Try making your very own cream cheese for optimal bagel enjoyment. The coconut adds a mildly sweet, nutty flavor to the cashew base.

Cashew Coconut Cream Cheese [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy Free Vegan

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cashews, soaked overnight, rinsed, and drained
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes, soaked for around 15 minutes, drained
  • 1 tablespoon sweet white miso
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon agave nectar
  • Pinch salt

Preparation

  1. Add all ingredients to the bowl of a food processor and process until very smooth.  You’ll need to stop the machine and scrape the sides every few minutes.  This will get smooth– it just takes time and patience.
  2. Line a mini-loaf pan or other small/shallow dish with a couple of layers of cheese cloth. Scrape the cheese into the dish, pressing down so that the cheese gets into the corners.  Press down the cheesecloth over the top, place in the refrigerator and place something heavy on top of the cheese/cheesecloth.
  3. Let the cheese rest in the fridge for over 24 hours.
  4. Carefully remove the cheese from the pan.  Take off the cheesecloth.

Nutrional Information

Total Calories: 691 | Total Carbs: 45 g | Total Fat: 50 g | Total Protein: 22 g | Total Sodium: 888 g | Total Sugar: 12 g

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I was into my 30s before I began running and working out, but I was still missing something: diet.  The animal products I was consuming were undoing the benefits of all of that physical activity.  Today my body runs on a plant-based, low-fat, low sugar diet that keeps me healthy and strong. I’m sharing – via An Unrefined Vegan - what I've learned by offering simple, delicious and nutritious recipes that nurture body, soul and conscience.


 

 

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26 comments on “Cashew Coconut Cream Cheese [Vegan]”

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Jennie Any Dots
3 Years Ago

Jess Sontag


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Angel Mathes
3 Years Ago

I've made the break from dairy milk, but haven't found a cheese to replace with yet. This gives me hope. It's a long journey, but worthwhile!


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Angie Bateman
3 Years Ago

I don't like cashew nuts but I would try this with Pralines


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Kylie Skinner
3 Years Ago

yummy yum yummy!! Jasmine Graham


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Natasha Page
3 Years Ago

This looks gooood!


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Barbara Steinberg
3 Years Ago

Sounds great


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Elizabeth Blickenstaff
3 Years Ago

That is so awesome!


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Erin Nicole
3 Years Ago

I make this all the time


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Prescila Animal-rescuer
3 Years Ago

Yikes, this looks awful


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Lynn
29 Apr 2015

Prescila, you\'re kidding...right? Strange.

RosemaryAnne Mills
3 Years Ago

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