Cashew cheez crumbles/spread

Cashew cheez crumbles/spread (Paleo, Vegan)

This recipe is versatile like many of mine. The cheez can be used as crumbles on salads or burrito bowl style dishes. I have also used it as a cheez spread on homemade bread or crackers. The seasoning is also adaptable to your palate. Feel like having an herby cheez? Add Italian seasoning with or without garlic and onion. Looking for a little kick of spice? Add some ground chipotle pepper and / or cayenne.

Basic Ingredients
1 cup raw cashews
2  Tbsp palm shortening
1/4 tsp Sea salt

3/4-1 tsp mustard powder
2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
3/4-1 tsp paprika

Cashew cheez crumbles on ground beef & veggies

Place all ingredients in food processor. Pulse/Process until smooth. Adjust seasonings as needed.

Below are addins that can be used with the above basic recipe alone or in combinations:

Italian seasoning
garlic & onion powder
red pepper flakes
Ground chipotle pepper
Ground cayenne


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