Cherry Bomb Cashew Cheese

Sort of spicy, sort of sweet, oh so smokey and delicious. So yum on crackers or on a gluten free bagel with fresh tomatoes. 2c cashews, soaked for an hour (this step can be skipped) 1T mellow white miso 2 capsules vegan probiotics (empty powder and dispose of the capsule) 1/2c filtered water -up to 3/4 […]

Basil Jalapeño Cheese Dip

2c cashews, soaked for an hour (this step can be skipped) 1T mellow white miso 2 capsules vegan probiotics (empty powder and dispose of the capsule) 1/2c filtered water -up to 3/4 if needed 1 clove garlic — 1c fresh basil, minced 1/2t pink salt 3T coconut oil Pinch chipotle powder- more if desired ½ red jalapeno […]

Ellen’s Italian Chickpea Spread

I ate this on crusty bread with fresh tomato. I am super into fermented breads lately and into topping them with simple delicious spreads and salads. I sat at the counter and ate so much of this, it is SO delicious and has a taste that is so comforting and round. It’s a good simple […]

Stewed Summer Tomatoes

Stewed Summer Tomatoes 10 tomatoes (roma or plum), split length wise in 1/2 2 teaspoons salt 1 small onion, medium dice 1 clove garlic, sliced 2T extra virgin olive oil 1 cherry bomb pepper, sliced *optional 3-4 large leaves of fresh basil 1-1/2c boiling water Heat up a large cooking pot; add the olive oil […]

Sundried Tomato & Ramp Cheese Spread

Seriously… NOT F*CKING AROUND….what a flavor on this cheese!!!! Ramps are only here for such a short time! What a way to celebrate their uniqueness and honor their presence. I had the opportunity to forage for ramps with my friend on her hillside- what a divine way to connect with the planet….spring has finally sprung. […]

Smoked Cherry “the Bomb” Pepper Cheese Spread

Smoked Cherry Bomb Pepper Cheese Spread 2c cashews, soaked for an hour (this step can be skipped) 1T mellow white miso 3 capsules vegan probiotics (empty powder and dispose of the capsule) or 1t powder 1/2c +up to 3T filtered water — 2t onion powder 1t heaping of smoked paprika or smoked chipotle powder 1T heaping […]

Scallion Cream Cheese!

There are no words for the amount of awesomeness this recipe creates. It is truly amazing. I dare anyone to taste this and know the difference between this and a real dairy cream cheese. You can find acidophilus powder but be sure that is a vegan sourced strain. You would sub 1t for the 5 […]

Cheesy White-Bean Béchamel Sauce

I had just enough Red Sauce and Tofu Ricotta Filling left over for a personal sized lasagna and I also had cooked some Baby Lima Beans this weekend that I had made Escarole & Beans with hanging out in my fridge so I thought about experimenting with a white cheese sauce. White beans have such […]

Herbed Tamarind Dipping Sauce

A delicious and fresh tasting sauce perfect for dipping or over savory rice and lentil dishes. Tamarind Dipping Sauce 1/4c fresh cilantro 2T fresh mint 1T fresh parsley 2/3c tamarind paste ½” piece of fresh ginger 1/4c water 2T coconut sugar or sucanat OR 3-4 dates 1/4t pink salt 1/4t fresh black pepper — 2T fresh […]

Kalamata Olive Cashew Cheese Spread- RAW, Fermented

Raw Kalamata Olive Cashew Cream Cheese Spread This is a pro-biotic rich cheese! This would be AMAZING using pimento stuffed spanish olives! You could also add spices in like rosemary, basil, or fresh oregano- super delicious on bread, crackers , or with fresh veggies like celery dipped in. 1c raw cashews 1c raw sauerkraut (not pasteurized) 1T dulse […]