Herb Crusted Cashew Cheese Ball

Herb Crusted Cashew Cheese Ball

Easy delicious cheese, naturally gluten & dairy free.. made with cashews for a healthy yet mouthwatering cheese.


130g or 1 cup raw cashews

5g or 1 tsp garlic powder

6g or 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast

1 generous pinch of salt (to taste)

3g or 1 tsp tapioca starch

1 Tbsp coconut oil

120g or ½ cup water

6g or 2 Tbsp Italian herbs



  1. Place the cashews into a medium bowl and cover with boiling water. Soak for at least 30 minutes and then strain.
  2. Add all of the ingredients (except the Italian herbs) to a high speed blender and blitz until smooth and creamy.
  3. Pour the cashew cheese mixture into a small saucepan and heat on a medium to low heat.
  4. Stir using a spatula for 5-10 minutes. The mixture will become thick and will hold together. 
  5. Line a small bowl with baking powder and press the mixture into it.
  6. Fold the paper over to conceal the cheese.
  7. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours or until the cheese sets (it will still be soft but should hold its shape.
  8. Place the Italian herbs onto a plate, unwrap the cheese and roll it gently in the italian herbs to coat the outside.
  9. Serve with fresh sourdough or homemade crackers. 

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