Exclusive! Vegan Nacho Cheese? Try It For Yourself It Won't Disappoint!
I love some nachos. After transitioning to a vegan diet, I was a bit sad because I felt I no longer would have an opportunity to delight in the nacho deliciousness that I love. That is until I visited Sunshine Health Food Store in Houston, Texas. This is where I found out it was possible to get the same deliciousness without meat or dairy. They have some great nachos and what makes it great is the cheese. However, I knew that I could make my own homemade nacho cheese but just needed to figure out how---after all I believe that as a part of this diet you have to create or re-create.
Recipe type: Snack
  • 1½ c. cashews
  • 16 oz water
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 tbs. nutritional yeast
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground mustard spice
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 5-10 pickled jalepeno rings (mild, medium, or hot depending on your heat desire)
  • ¾ can of rotel (drained)
  • dash of cayenne pepper
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1-2 tsp of tapioca flour or cornstarch (use once the mixture is heating on stove)
  1. Boil cashews in water for 10 minutes.
  2. Place boiled cashews with water and all other ingredients except the tapioca flour into a blender. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  3. Pour contents into a small pot on the stove on medium heat stirring frequently. Once hot, add in tapioca flour and wisk. The mixture will become more smooth and creamy.
  4. Turn off heat and remove from stove's eye. Devour with your favorite tortilla chip! Enjoy.
Recipe by The Sol Kissed Vegan at http://www.solkissedvegan.com/vegannachocheese/