30 Second Cheese

I know you don’t have any time to mess about reading a blog post. You. Need. Cheese. Don’t soak your cashews, no one has time for that sh*t. INGREDIENTS 2 cups cashews 1 cup water 1 teaspoon of salt 1/4 cup of lime juice 2 tablespoons of ‘nooch’ (nutritional yeast) INSTRUCTIONS Blend. Serve. Mine blends so…

Oh-Lord-My-Mouth-is-in-Heaven Eggplant Parmigiana

Glargh. Of course it was amazing, the recipe came from a hot primary-school teacher I met at a potluck. The only way it could have tasted better was if she was a librarian. So here’s the thing, she didn’t give me quantities, so I’ve helped out where I can but you may have to fill…

Pear-Cashew Cheese Noodles

This is simple and nice. I spiralised up some carrot noodles with my trusty Betti Bossi (you can also just grate or finely chop carrot if preferred), tossed through cashew cheese, chopped pear, and a few whole cashews, then drizzled some lemon juice and a lil’ olive oil on top. It would also be nice with some…

Raw Pizza

… that actually tastes like pizza. Thanks goes out to Haley and Kathrine for inspiring this! INGREDIENTS Ground LSA Water Cashews Lemon Salt Miso Sundried tomatoes Tomatoes Mushrooms Soy sauce Liquid Smoke Capsicum Basil Olive oil Pepper INSTRUCTIONS Mix LSA with water until pliable and doughy. Press into pizza shapes and dehydrate until you like…

Beetroot Salad

A good salad is simple to make and is a satisfying, complete meal. This is one of my most favourite dishes. You can make this with raw nut cheese, or with Cheezly INGREDIENTS Grated beetroot Chopped lettuce Chopped onion Grated Cheezly or raw cashew cheese Lemon juice INSTRUCTIONS Toss grated beetroot, onion, cheezly with chopped…

A MAR-MIGHTY Discovery…

Sorry if that’s too CHEESY… You know all that money you’ve been spending on expensive nutritional yeast? You know how you had to tell your provincial friends you made cheesy sauce out of weird ingredients that they can’t source in their town? Well not any more. BECAUSE YOU CAN MAKE CHEESY SAUCE… with Marmite. (picture…

Simple Green Bean Casserole

Mmm… I don’t have quantities, you’ll just have to wing it! INGREDIENTS Carrots Green beans Mushrooms Garlic Onions Breadcrumbs (gluten-free if desired) Oil Soy milk (I prefer Soymilky) Cornstarch Nutritional yeast Mustard Salt INSTRUCTIONS Fry mushrooms in oil and garlic and set aside. Boil green beans and carrots together, drain and set aside. Fry onions…

Cheesy Sauce

This is the cheese. This is what we use all the time around here. It’s simply a white sauce made with vegan ingredients and flavoured to be deliciously cheesy. It has many applications; As a lasagne layer, in quiche, as a pizza or nacho topping, in macaroni and cheese, on mousetraps, as pasta sauce, on…

Miso-tahini Dressing

This tastes like cheese. Pure. Cheese. When living in Costa Rica, I used to walk up the road every day and enjoy a salad bowl from a local restaurant. They poured this, over a dull green salad with sliced capsicum, avocado and macadamia nuts. It was incredible. I ate it almost every day for a…