Vegan ‘Cheese’ & ‘Dairy’

  • Vegan Hot Fudge Ice Cream Sundaes

    SERVES: 8 PREP TIME: 15 minutes (not including time to make Vanilla Whipped Cream)ACTIVE TIME: 30 minutesINACTIVE TIME: 6 hours Ingredients: Hot Fudge  ½ cup vegan chocolate chips (or chunks) 1 cup lite coconut milk ¼ cup cocoa powder ¼ cup...

  • Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

    YIELD: 1¼ Cups A foolproof recipe with a tangy twist. Feel free to sub in 1 cup Sweet Cashew Cream + 1 teaspoon lemon juice in place of the vegan cream cheese. To make a drizzly glaze rather than a fluffy...

  • Vegan Royal Icing

    YIELD: 2 Cups This icing has numerous uses, from piping intricate decorations on cookies, to gluing gingerbread houses together. Make this icing right before using for easiest application. For best results, use a piping bag equipped with a small round tip....

  • Vegan Mocha-Fluff Frosting

    YIELD: 1½ Cups This frosting is best used right after preparing, since as it cools, it hardens into a fantastically light and airy, candy-like topping. Ingredients: 1 cup vegan marshmallows, such as Dandies 1 tablespoon non dairy margarine 2 teaspoons instant...

  • Vegan Fluffy Bakery-Style Frosting

    YIELD: 2 Cups Use this classic frosting to fill Whoopie Pies, cupcakes, and more. This frosting can easily be made up to 1 week ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator before using. Be sure to thaw to room temperature...

  • Vegan Sweet Cashew Cream

    YIELD: 5 CUPS This recipe makes a fantastic substitute for dairy-based cream cheeses, whipped cream, and more. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Cashew cream can also be frozen and thawed for later use,...

  • Vegan Sweetened Whipped Coconut Cream

    YIELD: 1 CUP This whipped cream could not be easier. Stash a few cans of coconut milk in your fridge so you are ready to rock when the need arises for whipped cream. Also, use the best-quality coconut milk you can,...

  • Vegan Vanilla Ice Cream

    SERVES: 8 ACTIVE TIME: 10 minutes INACTIVE TIME: 6 hours Ingredients: 1½ cups raw cashews, soaked in warm water for 1 hour and drained, water discarded One 13.5-ounce can coconut milk ½ cup maple syrup 1 tablespoon arrowroot powder 2 tablespoons...

  • Vegan Pepita Parmesan

    MAKES: 3 CUPS PREP TIME: 5 minutes ACTIVE TIME: 2 minutes Ingredients: 2½ cups pepitas (pumpkin seeds) ½ cup nutritional yeast 1½ teaspoons lemon juice Method: Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor and pulse until broken down into...

  • Vegan Vanilla Whipped Cream

    MAKES: 2 CupsPREP TIME: 1 minuteACTIVE TIME: 5 minutes Ingredients: One 14.5-ounce can unsweetened coconut cream (or full-fat coconut milk) 1 tablespoon powdered sugar (or xylitol) ½ teaspoon vanilla extract Method: For best results: Refrigerate the can of coconut cream overnight....

  • Vegan Cashew Cheese Sauce

    MAKES: ¾ Cup PREP TIME: 5 minutes ACTIVE TIME: 10 minutes INACTIVE TIME: 60 minutes Ingredients: ½ cup raw cashews, soaked in warm water for at least 1 hour and drained, water reserved 5 to 6 tablespoons reserved soaking water 2...