Recipe Directions

This recipe is very simple once your soaking is done.

1. Measure out 1/2 cup raw cashews and soak them in a 8oz glass jar filled with filtered water. Soak nuts for 4-8 hours depending on how much time you have or how much patience you have ; )

2. In the 4-8 hours, go do something nice for yourself. You deserve it. If you can treat yourself to raw food and honor the earth and your body this way then you can make some time to unwind. Take a bubble bath. Go for a nature walk. Make a craft. Meditate. Kick your feet up and relax.

3. Now that you are refreshed and your nuts have been properly soaked, drain them and rinse in filtered water. Transfer to a piece of cheese cloth or a paper towel and gently pat dry. You’re doing this because you don’t want water dripping from them. It really doesn’t make a difference, I’m just a neat freak.

4. The easiest part ever: Toss cashews into a food processor and process them together. Spoon the mixture, add lemon. I used 1/2 a lemon for my recipe. It gave it a SLIGHT hint of lemon and did NOT overpower the taste of the cashews. Start dashing your seal salt and process your mixture again.Keep doing this until you get a creamy, almost whipped, texture. You can also add more lemon or a teaspoon of filtered water.

5. If you want it cold, set in the fridge for a bit. Otherwise, eat as is. I prefer mine cold and well set before consuming.

TheRawDance's Thoughts

By TheRawDance

Plain philly cream cheese. This recipe is a quick and easy, dreamy cream cheesy. Use it in sushi! Spread it on raw bread, tortillas, bagels, muffins, treats! How about a yummy red pepper relish mixed with cream cheese for a suculent chip dip! Lather up a long celery stalk and chomp chomp chomp! You apple slices might want to take a double dip trip! You can also use this as a base start for raw cheesecake filling, all you’d need to add is some vanilla and agave or honey…Go wild why don’t you?! I created this to go in my “Mock Philly Roll”

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this looks great--but what are some things I can eat with it?

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I just made this again. It's really the best cream cheese recipe I've tried. The simple recipes are always the best. Yum yum. x

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Hello, thank you for this...how long can it last for?

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Tried it, loved it :) I did a double batch and seasonned half with lots of fresh herbs from my garden. Both were georgeous. Thank you!

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hi johnny!...great recipe!..thank you for sharing:)

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actually, there is a bagel recipe on this site... i remember seeing it!

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WHOA this was GOOD. thanks so much! i don't think i soaked the cashews long enough, but it was still really really good. i ate it on a flax cracker. now all i need is for someone to invent a grain-free raw bagel...

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Easy cheesy! Just the thing I need for some raw bread! Thank you, thank you, thank you :)

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