Raw Cheddar Nut Cheese

Nut cheese is a great vegan dairy alternative. This vegan cheddar cheese recipe is healthy and tasty and is one of the best vegan cheese recipes available. When making vegan cheese, you can use a variety of ingredients as your base. A healthy vegan cheese recipe is one that uses non-processed ingredients, such as nuts and seeds. This recipe calls for sunflower seeds because when making vegan cheddar cheese, sunflower seeds go well with nutritional yeast and the other ingredients.
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4


  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cups Nature's Eats Raw Sunflower Seeds or
  • Nature's Eats Raw Cashews
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric (for color)
  • 4½ cup water, plus more as needed


  • Process garlic and salt in a food processor or Vitamix machine; add seeds or nuts and continue to process.
  • Add lemon juice and water, then remaining ingredients, blending well. Add more or less water depending on the consistency you desire. To make a spicy cheese sauce, add more water.
  • Keep in the refrigerator for 4-5 days in an airtight container.