Mock Cheese and Dairy Recipes

Learn how to make delicious vegan cheeses as well as substitutions for butter, cream, milk, and eggs.

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Almond feta cheeseAlmondetta
This creamy, feta-style cheese made from almonds is firm enough to cut and crumble.

Almond ricotta cheeseAlmond Ricotta
Soft and fluffy with just a hint of sweetness, perfect for ravioli, lasagna, and cannoli.

Cashew BrieBrie
A luxurious, very creamy cheese made from cultured cashew milk.

Vegan cheese sauceCheese Sauce
Here’s an easy and completely vegan recipe to help you deal with your cheese cravings.

Mock chèvre cheeseChèvre Cheese
Cultured almond paste makes a terrific vegan alternative to fresh chèvre, the soft, spreadable goat cheese often sold in herb- or spice-covered logs.

Vegan cottage cheeseCottage Cheese
A combination of tofu, herbs, and miso turns into a vegan version of herbed cottage cheese.

Vegan cream cheeseCream Cheese
This vegan cream cheese recipe is perfect on bagels, sandwiches, or anything else that needs a creamy, mild spread.

Almond feta cheeseFeta
Tangy almond cheese that can be cut into soft cubes and placed on top of salad or spread on crackers.

Vegan mac and cheeseMacaroni and Cheese
Finally perfected my vegan macaroni and cheese, comfort food extraordinaire.

Melty vegan cheddarMelty Cheddar
A firm, sliceable, and somewhat meltable vegan cheddar made from non-dairy yogurt.

Mock monterey jackMelty Monterey Jack
Firm but crumbly, somewhat meltable vegan monterey jack made from yogurt.

Mock mozzarella cheeseMelty Mozzarella
Firm and somewhat meltable vegan mozzarella made from yogurt.

Mock muenster cheeseMelty Muenster
This quick recipe makes a firm and somewhat meltable vegan muenster cheese.

Mozzarella sauceMozzarella Sauce
Not so much a sauce as a melted-mozzarella-like topping for pizza, pasta, and casseroles.

Mock parmesan cheeseParmesan Cheese
This is a terrific vegan parmesan Cheese made from nutritional yeast and toasted sesame seeds.

Vegan ricotta cheeseRicotta Cheese
A creamy ricotta-style cheese made from cashews and tofu, perfect for rollatini and lasagna.

Mock feta cheeseTofu Feta
Here is a delicious vegan substitute for feta cheese made with tofu.

Yogurt cheeseYogurt Cheese
Whether traditional, Greek, or non-dairy, good yogurt makes good yogurt cheese – and it’s one of the easiest recipes around.

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Vegan butterButter
Store-bought margarine is full of chemicals and other weird ingredients. Try making your own vegan butter instead – it acts just like the real thing, and tastes similar.

Cashew creamCashew Cream
Blend up cashews with water to replace cream in soups, sauces, and desserts.

Cashew Milk
Liquified cashews are a perfect substitute for milk in just about any soup, sauce, or baked goods.

Vegan yogurtCashew Yogurt
It couldn’t be simpler to make this creamy vegan yogurt out of cashews and probiotic powder.

Cultured cashew buttermilkCultured Buttermilk
Raw cashews and rejuvelac make a delicious non-dairy, cultured buttermilk.

Coconut milkCoconut Milk
Instead of buying canned coconut milk, make your own. It’s fast and easy, plus you know exactly what’s in it.

Vegan sour creamSour Cream
Creamy, savory, and just a bit sour – this thick tofu-cashew is perfect on potato pancakes and many Mexican dishes.

Soy milkSoy Milk
Making your own soy milk takes a little time, but it’s very easy, it will last for a week in the refrigerator, and you don’t need to worry about any additives.

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Cashew Alfredo sauceAlfredo Sauce
Cashew cream makes a rich and delicious vegan alfredo sauce.

Vegan béchamel sauceBéchamel
Thick and creamy cashew béchamel for casseroles, pasta, and veggies.

Herby wine sauceHerby Wine Sauce
A creamy, herby, winey, vegan sauce.

mock eggsMock Egg Recipes

Mock egg salad“Egg” Salad
If you don’t want to eat eggs for whatever reason but like the soft texture and pleasant taste of egg salad, try this tofu version.

Flax eggsFlax "Egg"
When baking, you can replace eggs with ground flaxseeds.

Vegan mayonnaise cheeseMayonnaise
Vegans have nothing to fear with this tofu mayonnaise.

Mini omelettesMini Omelettes
In the mood for adorable little vegan omelettes that are super easy to make? You’ve come to the right place!

Scrambled tofuScrambled “Eggs”
Although scrambled tofu doesn’t taste quite like scrambled eggs, it’s easy to make and can take any of the additions and toppings you’d would put in an omelette.

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