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Vegan Cheddar Cheese Ball

Vegan Cheddar Cheese Ball

Featured on Nancy’s Kitchen Episode 3: Wine and Cheese series

How to make vegan cheddar cheese ball 

Vegan Cheddar Cheese Ball

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups raw cashews, soaked in water overnight
  • 2 tablespoon sun dried tomatoes, soaked with cashews
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast (2 TBSP = roughly 9 grams of protein)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon red miso (good for gut bacteria)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • ½ cup shredded almond

Instructions:

Step 1: Pour soaking water from cashews and sun dried tomatoes and rinse with fresh water, drain well.
Step 2: Process cashews and sun dried tomatoes in blender and pulse until they start to form a paste, scraping down the sides as necessary.
Step 3: Add all of the seasonings and pulse until thoroughly combined.
Step 4: Add the coconut oil. Blend or process until the mixture is completely smooth, scraping down the sides occasionally. This process should take up to 10 minutes in a power blender.
Step 5: Scrape the soft cheese into a container.
Step 6: Cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours, until firm. Scrape the cheese out of the container and place onto a clean surface. With your hands, form the cheese into a ball and roll in slice raw sliced almonds , dill or any other herbs of your choice and voila.

For a great wine & cheese night, check out my cashew cream cheese recipe

Cashew Cream Cheese

Cashew Cream Cheese

Featured on Nancy’s Kitchen Episode 3: Wine and Cheese series 

How to make cashew cream cheese

Cashew Cream Cheese

Ingredients:

• 2 cups cashews soaked overnight (excellent source of copper = energy production in cells)
• 1 teaspoon lemon juice (good liver detoxifier and a source of Vit C)
• ½ tsp Himalayan salt
• 1 TBSP nutritional yeast (has roughly 5 grams of protein)
• 2 TBSP filtered water
• Rosemary (optional)

Instructions:

Step 1:   Wash and soak cashews overnight or a minimum of 4 hours
Step 2:  Blend all ingredients together until smooth
Step 3:  Top with rosemary and  refrigerate for 4 hours.
Step 4:  Serve in a bowl with raw veggies.

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