Macadamia Nut Cheese Spread

  • Ready in: 10 minutes total time, plus soaking time for Macadamia nuts 2-4 hours
  • Servings: 6
  • Serving Size: ⅓ to ½ cup
  • Recipe by: Lisa Saremi
Macadamia Nut Cheese Spread
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  • 2 cups soaked Nature's Eats Macadamia Nuts
  • ¾ cups water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 4 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 - 2 garlic cloves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 4-6 tablespoons fresh herbs (thyme, parsley, chives, rosemary, thyme, etc…)

Macadamia Nut Cheese is a healthy snack to eat on the go. If you have cheese or lactose intolerance, you can enjoy this macadamia nut cheese on your favorite cracker or veggie. Macadamia nuts are often used for dairy replacement, so this snack will easily make it onto the dairy free snack list.


  1. In a high-speed blender such as a Vitamix machine add all the ingredients except for the herbs.

  2. Start blender on low and gradually blend the mixture on high until the cheese is smooth and creamy, resembling ricotta cheese.

  3. Place the cheese into a serving bowl and mix in fresh herbs leaving some for garnishment on top.

  4. Serve with your favorite crackers, toast, bagels, or fresh veggies.

  5. Store in an airtight container for 4 to 5 days.

  • This dipping sauce has a beautiful herbal flavor that is sure to make any cracker, toast, or veggie very enjoyable and flavorful. Use your own combination of herbs to change the taste as you desire. The creamy texture makes this Macadamia Nut Cheese Spread delicious and very easy to work with to make sandwiches and wraps.

Healthy Recipes, Macadamia Nut Recipes, Snack Recipes, Lactose-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes

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