Looking for delicious nut milk and cheese recipes? They're right here! We've rounded up the best nut milk and cheese recipes on the web for all you lactose-intolerant or alternative milk-curious folks. With these recipes, you may just quit dairy forever. (Maybe.)
20 Nut Milk and Cheese Recipes
Nut milks and cheeses are plant-based alternatives to dairy that are nutritious, delicious, and healthy. These 22 homemade nut milk recipes are delicious enough to make you swear off the real thing forever.
1. Almond Milk
- Raw almond milk with honey and vanilla.
When it comes to buying nut milks, one thing to keep in mind is that they're definitely not cheap. That's why making them at home is your best (and tastiest) option. This almond milk recipe is super easy to make, packed with vitamin E and other vitamins and minerals, and the perfect substitute for dairy.
2. Black Pepper & Chive Almond Cheese
- Savory almond nut cheese with fresh herbs and spices.
This recipe is one even die hard lactovores will love. This recipe is made with almonds and held together with agar agar. The cheese itself is seasoned with freshly ground black peppercorn and fresh chives, resulting in a deliciously bold flavor similar to sour cream and onion dip. (With a description like that, how can you say no?)
3. “Vitamin E Skin Booster” Blueberry Almond Milk
- Blueberry almond milk for healthy, glowing skin.
This easy-to-make milk is delicious and packed with healthy fats and antioxidants that will revitalize your body and make your skin glow. While blueberries are great for promoting healthy skin, feel free to substitute your favorite fruit (we love strawberries!).
4. Raw Cultured Cashew Cheese
- Raw cashew cheese with probiotics.
This cheese recipe will kinda sorta really blow your mind. The texture is like that of cream cheese, but without the unhealthy fats and weird filler ingredients. This recipe boasts tons of nutritional benefits such as probiotics and heart-healthy fats.
5. Brazil Nut Milk
- Brazil nut milk with vanilla bean.
Brazil nuts have the highest fat content of all nuts making them the best ingredient for creating non-dairy milks and cheeses that are creamy and melt-in-your-mouth. If venturing into the world of raw baking, these nuts make the best vegan cheesecake around. Brazil nuts are not only fat and yummy, they're a good source of selenium which protects cells from damage and lowers the risk of certain cancers.
6. Herbed Cashew Cheese
- Creamy herb cashew cheese.
Like all the recipes in this list, this nut cheese is easy to make and delicious to eat. This cheese is perfect for spreading onto your favorite salty crackers. Eating plant-based foods never tasted better!
7. Strawberry Brazil Nut Milk
- Sugar-free strawberry Brazil nut milk.
Hello, gorgeous! We love this brazil nut-strawberry milk recipe. For those who love Nestle's strawberry milk powder (don't judge us!), this recipe is a great alternative whose flavor will surprise and tickle you.
8. Raw Vegan Brazil Nut Cheese
- Raw vegan Brazil nut cheese.
Sometimes, after prolonged Yoga Teacher Training India, we find that we favor foods that are as close to nature as possible (yeah, we can get pretty hippy dippy). This nut cheese recipe is just one of those recipes – it's delicious, raw, and makes our bodies feel like the sun. (And hey, we're okay with that.)
9. Basic Almond Cheese
- Basic almond cheese for every occasion.
This almond cheese recipe is the perfect item to bring to any potluck or get-together as its flavor is mild enough to please even the pickiest of eaters. Spread this heavenly treat over a slice of your favorite bread (baguettes, holla!) and bask in what it must feel like to be French (you know, those beautiful people who exquisite culinary taste).
10. Cashew Milk
- Raw sweetened cashew milk.
Cashews make a delicious, creamy and rich milk that can be made in just a couple of minutes with your blender or food processor. This nut milk imparts a very light, nutty flavor that is perfect for that everyday, morning glass.
11. Green Cashew Nut Milk
- Cashew nut milk with leafy greens.
It sounds wrong, but green nut milk is oh so right! We first came across green nut milk at one of our favorite juice shops. Since then, we've been on the hunt for that perfect recipe and this one is it! As we said before, cashew nut milks are among the easiest milks to make at home. You don't need a nut bag or cheesecloth, just your blender, some vanilla extract, and tons of love (too cheesy? See what we did there.)!
12. Pistachio Cheese-ball
- Pistachio “cheeseball” with pistachio pudding and cream cheese.
Okay, so the word “cheeseball” doesn't sound appetizing at all, but just wait until you try this delicious ball of creamy heaven! This recipe creates a cheese that tastes more like dessert – creamy, sweet, and rich, with just the slightest hint of coconut. This is the perfect cheese recipe to slather on top of your favorite sweet bread.
13. Hazelnut Milk
- Maple syrup-sweetened hazelnut milk.
Like Nutella? Of course you do; who doesn't? Well, this hazelnut milk may not taste exactly like Nutella, but blend in some cocoa or cacao powder, and you have yourself a healthy, drinkable version of your favorite chocolate hazelnut spread.
14. Fig Hazelnut Milk
- Fig hazelnut milk for glowing skin.
Figs and hazelnuts are the perfect ingredients for supple, glowing skin! This homemade recipe brings together a basic hazelnut milk and spices it up with the sweet taste of fresh figs. So, now that we have your attention, what are you waiting for? Make this today!
15. Vegan Smoky Pesto Cashew Cheese
- Smoky pesto flavor in a cashew milk cheese.
Kick your dairy habit to the curb with this delicious, plant-based homemade cheese recipe! The pesto flavor in this recipe makes it the perfect appetizer to that Italian-themed dinner for two you have planned.
16. Strawberry Macadamia Nut Milk
- Homemade strawberry brazil nut milk.
Macadamia nuts makes a great choice when it comes to making nut milks or cheese – they're inherently sweet and full of flavorful fats that, when blended, create a texture similar to that of dairy. Kids and kids at heart (that's us!) will fall in love with this dairy-free milk recipe.
17. Macadamia Nut Cheese
- Soft and creamy macadamia nut cheese recipe.
Are you a fan of soft cheeses? Then this macadamia nut recipe is for you! This cheese practically melts upon contact and spreads like a dream. And yes, you may very well just finish the entire log in one day (or is that just us?)
18. Chocolate Almond Milk
- Sugar-free chocolate almond milk.
Plain almond milk is great, but almond milk with chocolate is absolute heaven. For adult chocolate milk, blend with your favorite cold-brew coffee, pour and enjoy.
19. Cranberry Walnut Vegan Cheese Ball
- Holiday-ready cranberry cashew cheese.
While we already mentioned how unappetizing “cheeseball” sounds, we can't help but continue using the word! It's just so much fun. This homemade recipe is made entirely of cashews and is topped with delicious cranberries and walnuts. This is the perfect recipe to make for the holidays or special family gatherings.
20. Lavender Almond Milk
- Soothing lavender almond milk.
We're okay with putting lavender in everything (even on ourselves!) and this recipe further proves that point. Almond milk itself is great for calming the central nervous system, but with the addition of lavender, one glass of this is sure to get you in that “the Dude abides” mood (we love you, Jeff Bridges!).
Homemade nut milks and cheese aren't just for new-age religion members, but anyone looking for a delicious alternative to dairy or curious about the world of nut milks and cheeses. These recipes are easy to make, healthy, and sure to please all palates so, with that said, let's make some nut milks!
Which of these nut milk and cheese recipes are you planning to try? Let us know in the comments section below!
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