We’ve all been there – old habits hitting us with all their strength!
It happens in all aspects of our lives, but when it comes to food, it sometimes feels like things can become unbearable! I know women, who have told me they literally start shaking if they don’t have their chocolate fix, for example!
Well, I haven’t gone to such extremes, but I must admit – I do regularly need my cheesy fix! And believe it or not, this can often be achieved with things other than cheese itself! Munching on cashews used to do the trick for me, but here are
9 more ways to successfully get your ‘cheese fix’ cruelty-free
Also check out 12 Most Mouthwateringly Melty Vegan Cheeses You’ll Be Glad You Spent Your Money On
These great ideas were originally published here.
Grab some tortilla chips and pile on runny gooey vegan queso.
There are loads of vegan queso brands. Some that you’ll love to guzzle down are Nacho Mom’s, Parmela Creamery and Let Thy Food.
#2 Channel your inner Costanza and bite into a block of cheese
This has become one of my charming habits.
We’re so lucky in 2016 to have Daiya Farmhouse Blocks, which mimics the texture of animal-cheese, and when you’re in the mood for a soft, yet flavor-packed savory cheese, fill your tummy with Miyoko’s.
Remember summers eating Doritos and smooshing them into your sandwich?
Your inner child can relive that experience with Beanfields, which are coated with a powdery layer of tongue teasing vegan cheese.
#4 Earth Balance Cheddar Squares –
They blow Cheez-Its and Cheese Nips out of the snack aisle.
Cheddar Squares are loaded with authentic cheese flavor, puffed and crisp. Classic road trip food! You’ll love taking these on your travels!
#5 Frozen Pizza
I can’t tell you how much pure joy I take in telling you that there are an abundance of vegan frozen pizzas with a variety of toppings.
Also take a look at these 16 Incredible Vegan Cooking Hacks Any Vegan Should Master
#6 Mac & Cheese
Looking for the vegan version of Easy Mac? Go with Earth Balance. Want something a bit more grown up and home-style? Daiya is for you. No time to boil noodles? Amy’s has you covered with their frozen vegan Mac & Cheese entrée. Not keen on store-bought options? Try this quick and easy extra creamy vegan mac and cheese recipe.
We vegans get to eat Earth Balance Aged White Cheddar Flavor and Skinny Pop White Cheddar Flavor. Find them here.
Also take a look at these 21 Comfort Munchies You Don’t Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan
#8 Nutritional Yeast
Cover anything and everything with N. Yeast (aka “Nooch”). Popcorn, Pasta, salad, mix with some avo and spread on crackers or a sammie.
Added benefit, Nooch is loaded with protein. 1 1/2 tbsp has 8 grams of protein and only 70 calories.
#9 Grilled or Toasted Cheese/Panini/Cheese Sandwich
Depending on how much time you have and what’s available to you.
All are perfectly delicious vehicles for vegan cheese.
So, what’s your secret to fixing that cheesy craving? Anything you think should be added to the list?
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