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