Vegan Cashew Sour Cream

Vegan Cashew Sour Cream PinYou can use this Vegan Cashew Sour Cream as a substitute for regular sour cream. It has the same creamy texture and sour flavor so you won’t notice much difference.

We love this Vegan Cashew Sour Cream and use it for lots of recipes as a substitute for regular sour cream. We also like it on our baked potatoes with a little salt and pepper. With this healthy nut-based sour cream, there’s no need for the harmful, saturated fat, cholesterol and hormone laden dairy variety.

This recipe is super simple. Just soak the cashews in water for 2 to 4 hours (or overnight), throw them in a blender with the other ingredients and blend until smooth.

Unlike Vegan Cashew Cream and Cashew Cream Cheese, you want to blend this until completely smooth to mimic dairy-based sour cream. Add a little extra water if it still has lumps and keep blending until all the lumps are gone.

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Vegan Artichoke Spinach Dip

Spinach Artichoke Dip PinThis Vegan Artichoke Spinach Dip is a party favorite and one of my personal favorites. Instead of using sour cream and cream cheese, this recipe uses cashews and lemon juice to create that familiar texture and taste.

Before we went vegan, Amelia and I used to order artichoke spinach dip while sitting at the bar. It tasted great, but I never liked the greasiness of it and each bite was accompanied by a little pang of guilt from the spike it gave to my cholesterol. This vegan artichoke spinach dip is guilt free since vegan food doesn’t contain cholesterol.

Serve with tortilla chips, pita chips, sliced veggies (carrots, red pepper, cucumber) or a baguette.

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Cashew Cream Cheese

Cashew Cream CheeseCashew Cream Cheese is a staple substitute in the vegan diet and it’s easy to make. By mixing in 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar, you can closely approximate a cheese flavor. You can also mix in some nutritional yeast, which adds the cheese flavor to go with the texture.

Use this Cashew Cream Cheese in your cooking to replace ricotta or cream cheese. For ricotta, leave it a little chunkier. For cream cheese, blend it until it’s smooth and add a little extra water to thin it out. It’s also great as a sandwich spread and as a dip for your chips and veggies.

You’ll need to soak the cashews for 2 hours to make them soft. Plan accordingly!

Our Vegan Gluten Free Lasagna uses this as a ricotta substitute. Check out our vegan substitutes guide for other substitution ideas.

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Vegan Cashew Cream

Cashew Cream CheeseVegan Cashew Cream is a staple substitute in the plant based vegan diet and it’s easy to make. You can use it in place of ricotta, cream and other types of melted cheese since it has a similar texture.

Depending on how you want to use this vegan cashew cream, you’ll want to blend it differently. For a ricotta texture, blend it until its creamy but slightly lumpy. If you want to drizzle it over pizza or pastries, add a little extra water to the blender and blend until it’s a smooth creamy liquid that pours easily.

You’ll need to soak the cashews for 2 hours to make them soft. Plan accordingly.

Here are some recipes that can make use of vegan cashew cream:

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