Recipe - How To Make Vegan Cheese Sauce

Here is the one thing I hear most from my non-vegan friends: "I could never give up cheese!"

I'm empathetic to that, it's difficult giving up something you really love! I'm lucky to live in a city where I have access to a vegan cheese shop (yes, a store dedicated solely to vegan cheese). With that said, making your own vegan "cheese" sauce is SO easy! I just recently discovered how quickly I can do it, and I'm now obsessed. Here is the recipe:



  • 2 cups almond milk

  • 1/4 cup cashews

  • 1 large clove of garlic

  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast

  • 5 tsp brown rice miso paste

  • 1 tbsp gluten-free flour

  • 1 tsp paprika


  • Add all ingredients to a blender and blend well. Adjust seasonings as desired with sea salt, pepper, and more paprika. Heat on the stove alone or with veggies, pasta, etc. Enjoy!


PS: If you're not really into cooking but are still trying to go vegan, here are my favorite store-brought brands:

  • Kite Hill (as a cream cheese substitute)

  • Chao (as a sliced cheese substitute)

Dr. Mona Vand