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Plain easy vegan cream cheese in a bowl with capers.

Easy Vegan Cream Cheese

  • Author: Laurel
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: about 2 1/2 cups cream cheese 1x
  • Category: Side
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Make luscious and creamy Easy Vegan Cream Cheese at home with simple ingredients and easy steps! Plain, strawberry, and garlic herb recipes included! This tofu and dairy free yogurt based cream cheese means you get the benefits of a cultured cheese, without the work! Spread it on bagels, sandwiches, and wraps!


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Ingredients

Plain Cream Cheese:

  • 1 package firm tofu, drained
  • 1/2 cup nondairy yogurt (store bought or homemade)
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Strawberry Cream Cheese:

  • 1 recipe plain cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Garlic Herb Cream Cheese:

  • 1 recipe plain cream cheese
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dill
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives

Instructions

For the plain cream cheese:

Add all the ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a lidded container and place in the fridge to firm up, about 1-2 hours.

For the strawberry cream cheese:

Make the plain cream cheese recipe, but add in the strawberries and honey before blending. Pour into a lidded container and place in the fridge to firm up, about 1-2 hours.

For the garlic herb cream cheese:

Make the plain cream cheese recipe, but add in the garlic before blending. Pour into a lidded container and stir in the chives and dill. Place it in the fridge to firm up, about 1-2 hours.


Keywords: strawberry, garlic, herb, chive, plain, vegan, paleo, dairy free, healthy, tofu, easy, quick,