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Back to the Cheese

Oh vegan mozzarella cheese. Where have you been all my life?

I won’t make you wait any longer. Here’s the easy delicious recipe!

Vegan Pizza Cheese

The Recipe: Vegan Pizza Cheese

This vegan pizza cheese is creamy, easy and delicious! Also oil-free and whole-foods, plant-based compliant.
5 from 8 ratings


  • 1 cup cashews, raw, soaked if you don't have a high speed blender
  • ½ cup water, more as needed if not soaked
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp paprika


  • If you don't own a high speed blender, soak your raw cashews overnight and then drain so that they are soft for blending.
  • Throw all your ingredients in a blender and combine until smooth. Taste and add more salt or seasonings as needed. Enjoy as a dip or use on a pizza as cheese!