Quick & Easy Vegan, Nut-Free Cream Cheese
Per 189 g contains
- Energy 0.698 kcal / 2.9 kj 35% 35%
- Fat 64 g 98% 98%
- Saturates 59g 295% 295%
- Sugar 6g 1% 1%
- Salt 916mg 40% 40%
By: Rowanna Watson
For me, cream cheese is a comfort food. But who new you could enjoy the comfort – and be healthy too!
This recipe is so much better than the store-bought processed cream cheese. For a start – its good for you.
If you want to customize it, why not add in herbs and spices, some ideas are:
- Black pepper
FOR THE PLAIN CHEESE SAUCE
- Coconut Milk (full fat) 1.5 Cups
- Lemon 1
- Sea Salt (or pink salt) pinch
- Nutritional Yeast 1.5 tbsp
OPTIONAL: GARLIC, PEPPER OR HERB FLAVORING
- Garlic powder 1.5 tsp
- Black pepper 0.5 tbsp
- Chives 2 tbsp
Refrigerate coconut milk, overnight or for at least 2 hours
Open the tin of coconut milk and scoop out the coconut cream from the top of the tin. Keep the water in a container to use in other recipes.
Mix with a handheld electric mixer or food processor. Until everything is combined and creamy.
Use a spatula to scoop out your cream cheese. Store in a cute tub and use it as you would cream cheese. For example as a spread, dip or in recipes.
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 698
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 64g99%
- Saturated Fat 59g295%
- Trans Fat 0g
- Cholesterol 0mg
- Sodium 916mg39%
- Total Carbohydrate 17g6%
- Sugars 6g
- Vitamin A 3%
- Vitamin C 21%
- Calcium 2%
- Iron 14%
- Thiamin 875%
- Riboflavin 854%
- Niacin 369%
- Vitamin B6 676%
- Vitamin B12 2113%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
What Its Good For
Coconut milk is a dairy-free great alternative to nut cheese. It’s a great immune booster, filled with healthy fats and antioxidants.
Lemons are rich in vitamin C. As such they promote hydration and aid digestion.
Bursting with B vitamins, nutritional yeast is a favorite among vegans. Just one tablespoon provides 180% of the DV of B vitamins. Also contains antioxidants that help your body fight off free radicals.
Pink Himalyan Salt
Salt is essential to maintain the fluid balance inside your body. Pink himalayan salt is my favorite as it’s less contaminated than sea salt and contains lots of trace minerals.
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Who Made This?
“Hey, I’m Rowanna – certified holistic health coach and best selling author. Born and living in Scotland, UK with my husband and 3 children (all vegan). I write evidence-based health content for several multi-million dollar companies. Focusing on natural, kind ways to optimize health and wellbeing for my international clients. I also write recipes, books and courses that will inspire you to live a life filled with energy and joy.“
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