Best Vegan Cheeses and What to Do with Them
Get over your dairy cravings with these delectable recipes
As a vegan blogger, the number one question I get asked is about how one goes about kicking their dairy habit. The most notable dairy-delicious food items: ice cream and cheese.
As a former cheese addict, I know what it means to love, adore and crave cheese. On any shopping trip, you could find me hovering in the cheese section — sniffing creamy cuts of brie and robust pepperjack — a blissful look on my face. My favorite foods involved cheese. Grilled cheese, cheese pizza, cheese and crackers — and don’t get me started on my love of ricotta and mozzarella-laced lasagna. But eventually I conquered my dairy habit. Dairy cheese actually turns me off now! Today, vegan cheese is something I lust for, swoon over, and crave. And it is all thanks to some amazing vegan alternatives to classic dairy cheese.
— kathypatalsky, Babble
Vegan Cheese Panini
Yes! Melty, luscious, dairy-free cheese is possible! Get ready to dive into a few of the best options out there. Vegan paninis and pizzas never looked so yummy!
Follow Your Heart Cheese
Another popular brand of vegan cheese is Follow Your Heart. They also make the widely popular vegan mayo product, Vegenaise. FYH cheese has delicious flavor but does not melt as well as Daiya. My favorite flavor is the Monterey Jack.
Vegan Cheese Pizza
Vegan pizza has become very popular in the past few years. This broccoli cheese vegan pizza contains Daiya Mozzarella flavor and Follow Your Heart Cheddar.
For all your Parmesan cheese cravings, try Galaxy Foods vegan Parm sprinkle. Amazing flaky texture for pasta, pizza, and more. There are a few other good brands as well for vegan Parmesan cheese.
Dr. Cow Raw Aged Tree Nut Cheese
For the true, hard-to-please cheese expert there is Dr. Cow's aged, tree nut-based cheese. This stuff is amazing. It truly tastes like a fine, aged dairy cheese. It has that tangy cheese accent you crave — a creamy yet firm texture. Dr. Cow cheese can be purchased online and at a few rare specialty stores. If you want to impress cheese lovers, try this cheese. You will be amazed. Perfect for parties.
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