Cashew Cheese

A dairy free alternative to cheese made with metabolism boosting cashews. Our "paleo cheese" recipe goes great on our Paleo Pizza. Recipe here

You can also take this awesome recipe and make dairy French Onion Dip! Recipe here.

Nutrition 101:

  • If you are someone who suffers from bloating, wind, sinus or tummy upset after eating dairy try our diary free alternative to cheese. 
  • Made with cashews that are rich in tryptophan which boost your mood and help you to sleep better. Their high levels of vitamin B6 and magnesium also help to stabilise your moods. 
  • Cashews also provide an abundant source of health-promoting minerals as well as energy-boosting B-vitamins. 
  • Cashews also contain phytosterol compounds that help to improve cholesterol levels. 
  • The healthy fats found in cashews also help those with anxiety and depression as well as keeping sugar cravings at bay. 


Cashew Cheese 


  • 1 cup Raw Cashews, soaked for 2 hours
  • 1 clove Garlic, minced 
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh Lemon Juice 
  • 1/4 cup filtered Water 
  • Pinch Pink Salt  
  1. Drain and rinse cashews. 
  2. In a blender puree ingredients until smooth. 
  3. Store in refrigerator until use. 

Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve on our Paleo Pizza, as a dip or with your favourite savoury dishes. 

Make It Personal:

  • Add a hint of fresh flavour with your choice of fresh herbs such as dill, parsley or chives. 

Sensitive to FODMAPs?

  • Omit fresh garlic and add an additional teaspoon of lemon juice. 

  • Stick to very small quantities if can tolerate cashews or make with macadamia nuts. 

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  • 2h
  • Nil
  • 3/4cup
  • skill
All of the LLN recipes are:
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Soy Free
  • Yeast Free
  • Preservative Free
  • Processed Sugar Free
This recipe is also:
  • Egg Free
  • Peanut Free
  • Grain Free
  • Fructose Free
  • FODMAP Friendly (option)
  • Corn Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Paleo
  • Raw