Cheezy Sauce

Choose cashews or hemp seeds as the base for this fabulous sauce, (which can also be used as a spread), that gets is “cheezy” flavor from nutritional yeast.

Yield 1 cup
Serving size: about ¼ cup or more
Prep time: 15 minutes

½ cup cashews or hemp seeds
1 medium red or orange bell pepper, seeded and diced
2 Tbs. nutritional yeast
1 Tbs. miso
1-2 tsp fresh lemon juice or raw apple cider vinegar
Sea salt to taste
2 Tbs  – ¼ cup water

Combine everything but the water in a food processor and puree until smooth. Thin with water to desired consistency

 

Fresh Fact: Nutritional yeast is a type of deactivated yeast that is popular with vegetarians and vegans because of its cheeselike flavor and healthful content.

 

From: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Raw Food Detox, by Adam Graham

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