Did you try Daiya vegan cheese ?

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Being vegan use to mean you could not eat cheeses, but now you can as long as it is dairy-free cheese. Now, you are probably wondering, “Where the heck can I find dairy free cheese?” Well, a company called, “Daiya,” is now making dairy-free cheese. In fact, you can get Daiya cheese is non-dairy mozzarella, pepperjack and cheddar style shreds. All are useful for creating tasteful cheesy dishes that are safe and satisfying for vegans to eat, but first let us talk a little bit about the non-dairy cheeses before we get into discussing yummy recipes you can use.

Facts about Daiya Cheese Shreds:

• Mozzarella Style Shreds: This dairy free cheese contains filtered water, tapioca and arrowroot flours, non-GMO canola and safflower oils, coconut oil, pea protein, salt, natural vegan flavors, inactive yeast, vegetable glycerin, xanthan gum, citric acid and titanium dioxide. This cheese taste the best when creating meals such as baked eggplant parmesan, cheesy garlic bread, homemade pizza, cheese vegetables, and cheesy pesto dishes. The cheese is white in color, melts well and has the almost the same gooey cheesy flavor as true mozzarella.

• Cheddar Style Shreds: The dairy free cheddar cheese contains the same ingredients as the mozzarella, but it has a slightly different flavor and that would obviously be cheddar. This cheese taste amazing in dishes such as macaroni and cheese, enchiladas, and cheesy eggs. This cheese is orangey in color and melts surprisingly well for being non-dairy, but is not overly gooey, which for some vegans is nice.

• Pepperjack Style Shreds: The pepperjack cheese is created with filtered water, tapioca and arrowroot flours, canola oil, safflower oil, coconut oil, pea protein, salt, inactive yeast, vegetable glycerin, xanthan gum, vegan flavorings, lactic acid, spices, garlic and titanium dioxide. This spicy cheese is wonderful on taco salads, baked potatoes, stuffed spicy portabello mushrooms and on veggie burgers. The cheese has a yellow color to it and barely melts, but it does provide the flavor of authentic pepperjack cheese.

Vegan Cheese Recipes:

Three Cheese Pizza
Everyone loves a good cheesy pizza. If your vegan, you can enjoy one too using the non-dairy cheeses we just talked about. In fact, you can use all three types. The ingredients you will need are a vegan pizza crust, dairy-free mozzarella shreds, cheddar shreds and pepperjack shreds and some vegan pizza sauce or marinara sauce. After, place the pizza dough onto a greased pizza pan, spread on some sauce, sprinkle on some shredded cheeses, and bake in the oven at 400-degrees for 10-minutes, remove from oven, slice up and eat up for some gooey tastiness.
Super Cheesy Macaroni and Cheese
If you want a bowl of cheesy pasta than this macaroni and cheese recipes is for you. Simply take a pound of cooked pasta, add in 3 to 4 tablespoons of dairy-free butter, a handful of nutritional yeast, a cup each of mozzarella, cheddar and pepperjack, and a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Then place all the ingredients in a pan and melt the ingredients together on low-heat for around 7-minutes. You may add spices if you would like to enhance the flavor. Once the cheesy goodness is done, eat it up for a hearty comforting vegan meal.
Vegan Grilled Cheese
Grab some vegan bread and handfuls each of cheddar cheese, mozzarella and pepperjack. Place some cheese between the two slices of bread, place the cheesy stuffed bread onto a hot skillet pan with a bit of vegetable oil drizzled onto it and toast the sandwich up until it is golden brown with gooey delicious non-dairy cheese melted in the middle.

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