Cashew Cream, versatile vegan cream, Cashew nuts, recipe, vegan cooking

1. Gather the ingredients

  • 2 cups of raw cashews
  • 1 cup of water

Cashew Cream, versatile vegan cream, Cashew nuts, recipe, vegan cooking

2. Wash the cashews

Wash the raw cashews under cold running water.

Cashew Cream, versatile vegan cream, Cashew nuts, recipe, vegan cooking

3. Soak overnight

Soak them overnight in the fridge, drain and rinse.

Cashew Cream, versatile vegan cream, Cashew nuts, recipe, vegan cooking

4. See how they’ve grown

Take a minute to admire the bigger size of the seeds that have been soaking up the water all night.

Cashew Cream, versatile vegan cream, Cashew nuts, recipe, vegan cooking

5. Blend

Place the cashews into a blender (ideally a high-performance Vitamix), add the water and blend away adjusting the consistency with the amount of water, according to what you are preparing.

Cashew Cream, versatile vegan cream, Cashew nuts, recipe, vegan cooking

6. Enjoy

Devour your homemade Cashew Cream free of guilt and see how many other uses you find for it.

*Note that Cashew Cream can only be left in the fridge for a couple of days.

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