Garlic Chive Cheese

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This recipe creates the perfect vegetarian alternative to cooked cheese spreads. Try this on your favorite flax cracker!


1 cup soaked cashews
1 cup soaked macadamia nuts
1/8 cup lemon juice
1/8 cup rejuvelac
1/2 tsp probiotic powder
2-3 pressed garlic cloves
¼ cup minced chives
Pinch of Himalayan or Celtic sea salt


  1. Blend all ingredients (except chives) in a high-speed blender until smooth and creamy, and then add the minced chives.
  2. Put cheesecloth in a colander and pour cheese mixture on the cheesecloth. Wrap cheese and put a small plate on top. On top of the plate, put a glass, jar, or something of that weight.
  3. Put in a dry place and wait a day or two for cheese to culture (check and taste daily).
  4. Enjoy as a spread for crackers, sandwiches, or veggie dip.
Paige BrummettAbout Paige Brummett

Paige Brummett is a 22 year old Raw Food Chef and Educator based out of Chicago, IL. Paige has always loved being in the kitchen, making food for her family and friends. She mainly just focused on how foods tasted until her senior year in high school when she got diagnosed with Celiac Disease. Paige had to become very conscious of the food she was putting in her body. After doing some research, she came across the raw food diet and started to apply it. Her health changed dramatically and she realized she had found vitality, passion, and her career choice. Paige trained and got her certification as a Raw Food Chef at Cousins Incredible Vitality in Chicago, IL. Now Paige is teaching classes at Karyn’s Raw Café and working on developing a raw food line for kids. In the future, Paige plans on opening a wellness center, with an emphasis on living foods and holistic health.

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