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Herbed Macadamia Nut “Cheese”

Herbed Macadamia Nut “Cheese”

Apr 30th 2014

Herbed Macadamia Nut "Cheese"

Check out this savory recipe for a raw, vegan cheesy treat!


  • ½ Cup Macadamia Nuts
  • ½ Cup Cashews
  • 1 ½ Tbsp Tamari
  • Juice of ½ small lemon
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tbsp raw nut flour (cashew, almond, etc) OR substitute Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 tbsp of each: parsley, cilantro, chives, dill (plus more for garnish)


  1. 1. Soak Cashews & Macadamias in 1 cup water overnight.
  2. 2. Pour out soak water and in blender/food processer combine all ingredients and blend until creamy, if needed—add water/lemon or tamari to create smoother mix.
  3. 3. Pour blended ingredients into a nut milk bag or tied cheese cloth and suspend over a bowl to allow for drainage. Allow cheese to ferment for 24-48 hours.
  4. 4. Set in container, refrigerate to set cheese (20 min minimum)
  5. 5. Upon setting the cheese, garnish with leftover herbs
  6. 6. For extra rich flavor, add 1 tbsp Sunfood Botija Olive Oil over top of cheese plate.

 Enjoy!!!! :)