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Vegan Cheese Slices on plate

Vegan Cheddar Cheese Recipe

  • Author: Chef Cindy
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Raw
  • Cuisine: Healthy
  • Diet: Vegan


Vegan Cheddar Cheese Recipe is a healthy alternative to milk based cheddar cheese. It is delicious to use in soups, sandwiches and salads. 



1 1/2 cups almonds, soaked overnight 

4 cups water

6 tablespoons agar flakes

6 tablespoons arrowroot

3 tablespoons chickpea flour

1/4 cup nutritional  yeast flakes

1/4 cup neutral oil (canola)

1 tablespoon brown rice vinegar

2 1/2 teaspoons sea salt

1 tablespoon garlic powder


  1.  Strain and rinse soaked almonds. Place in a high speed blender with 4 cups water and process for 90 seconds. 
  2. Pour thru a nut milk bag into a measure cup to remove pulp. Set aside pulp for other uses.
  3. In a medium pot, add 2 cups almond milk and agar. Bring to a boil, reduce and cook for 5 minutes. 
  4. Meanwhile, combine dry ingredients (arrowroot, flour, nutritional yeast, salt, garlic powder) in a medium bowl. In a measuring cup mix 1 cup almond milk, oil and vinegar and whisk into the dry ingredients.
  5. Add starch blend to the agar mixture and cook on low heat for 3 – 5 minutes until it has thickened. Poor into silicone molds (or scoop) and refrigerate for 30 minutes until firm.

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