There's no need to give up on cheezy flavor. Once you haven't had cheese in a while, anything that's close to cheese-like is suddenly the next best thing to cheese. This particular version is a mainstay in my kitchen. I put this on most of my pasta dishes, I also use it to make breadsticks for soup or on vegan pizza. My favorites are my papardelle pasta dish and the garlic fettuccine dish. So YUM!
The nutritional yeast flakes give it a slight cheesy taste and not to mention loads of vitamin B-12. It's way better to get your vitamins from food instead of supplements.
For lactose intolerant folks and nut allergy sufferes this is a great option even if you're not vegan. It helps with my son's allergies since he has peanut allergies, I can cook and we can all eat and enjoy any of the meals that require a little parm-like flavor.
I hope you enjoy.
- 1 cup nutritional yeast.
- 1 cup raw sunflower seeds.
- 1 tsp salt.
- ½ tsp onion powder.
- 1 tsp paprika powder.
- Toast the sunflower seeds for a few minutes in a skillet, swirl until slightly toasted. They will turn slight golden.
- Once sunflower seeds are toasted add all ingredients to food processor or blender and pulse on low until combined.
- Add to your favorite pasta dish, vegetables or salad.