Posted June 14, 2012 by Christina
Did you guys get a chance to check out last week’s delish dairy-free recipe? Mac and cheese is tasty and all (and I mean really, really tasty), but there is nothing I love more than a bagel with cream cheese. Yum! You can buy vegan cream cheese in most grocery stores now, but it’s easy—and healthier—to make your own at home!
Just how easy is it, you ask? Check out the recipe below to see for yourself!
Tofu Cream Cheese
1 pkg. firm silken tofu
1/4 cup cashews
2 Tbsp. unsweetened soy milk
1 Tbsp. sweetener (this can be maple syrup, agave syrup, or regular sugar)
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. lemon juice
Assorted spices, to taste
Makes approximately 1 cup
Voilà! Now you can spread your cream cheese on a bagel, sandwich, celery sticks—whatever!
Which spices or toppings would you use to flavor your cream cheese?
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