This vegan Parmesan ‘cheese’ is so good it might just make you reconsider Beyoncé’s 22 day vegan challenge.

If you can’t bear the thought of giving up cheese, think again. Or, if your plant-based diet makes you feel left out at meal time while everyone else piles high their salads and pastas with Parmesan, think again too. Say goodbye to the inflammation and bloating effects of dairy products and say hello to deliciously garnished meals once again.


Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 2 minutes


1 cup cashews (roasted or raw)
5 tablespoons nutritional yeast
1½ teaspoons salt


Photo by Kristine Mahan


1. Measure all ingredients into a small food processor.


Photo by Kristine Mahan

2. Process ingredients until a fine texture (like real parmesan cheese) is achieved.


Photo by Kristine Mahan

3.  Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Serve on pastas, salads…anything your little heart desires!