Vegan Cheese

It's easy to find great vegan cheese, or a cookbook to make it yourself!

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.