Vegan Cheese

It's easy to find great vegan cheese, or a cookbook to make it yourself!
Last Updated: April 5, 2018

Many people interested in becoming vegan are afraid to even contemplate giving up cheese, believing it’ll entail massive deprivation. Yet it is surprisingly easy to drop dairy-based cheese from your diet simply by replacing it with soy or nut-based cheeses. There are a number of excellent packaged vegan cheeses on the market, and virtually every natural food store carries a few brands.

Vegan Cheese Brands (Based in North America, distribution varies):

Vegan Cheese Brands (Based in Europe, distribution varies):

Vegan Cheese Cookbooks

You can also make outrageously good gourmet vegan cheeses at home. There are currently more than a half-dozen popular cookbooks devoted exclusively to vegan cheese:

Finally, here’s our recipe for cashew cheese. It’s got just eight ingredients and you can make a batch in five minutes. It’s great on pizza, in grilled cheese sandwiches, or just spread cold and topped with sprouts on a toasted bagel.