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[Veginners] Add Nutritional Yeast to Calm Your Cheese Cravings the Vegan Way


If you are a Veginner, chances are that you are missing some of the non-vegan treats that now lie in your past. In fact, many people have trouble letting go of cheese. And so did I! So the golden question is: How do you calm your cheese cravings without having to stuff a block of cheese down your throat?

Well, for many things, Nutritional Yeast is a great way to achieve a tasty cheese flavor without the actual cheese. We at Veginners are big fans of nooch, as it is sometimes called, and we like to put it on everything!

I miss Parmesan!

Vegan Parmesan made out of cashews

Sprinkle dat, yo! Vegan Parmesan

If you’re like me, chances are that you like to put parmesan on your noodles with red sauce. This is why the cleverest of people came up with great recipes for vegan parmesan! On the plus side, that stuff will basically never go bad, which means you can store this goodness for a long time! That is if it even lasts that long.

So if you want to enjoy some false parmesan on your food, check out this recipe! Prepare to get addicted!

Sauce, please!

This cheese sauce is the best and it goes over everything. Nachos, Pizza, Lasagna, whatever! With just a few ingredients like flour, nooch and water, you get a great base of Nooch that gets you back the cheesy goodness you’ve been missing. Head over to have a look at the full recipe of Nooch Cheese Sauce!

I’m too lazy for all of that!

If you don’t really feel like preparing anything, nutritional yeast has a great taste on its own! This makes nooch a great way of adding an exciting flavor to your meal or snacks! Try it on popcorn, rice, noodles, sandwiches or fries. The sky is the limit!

Have you ever tried nutritional yeast? What are your experiences? Do you have any ideas what else our Veginners can do with nooch? Share your wisdom in the comment section below!

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Natalie | Feasting on Fruit

Thursday 23rd of July 2015

OMG the word 'veginners' is so perfect, never heard that before! Anyone who doesn't want to go vegan because of their addiction to cheese needs to be pointed right here!


Friday 24th of July 2015

Haha thank you, Natalie! We did a quick google search in the beginning and it's so weird that the word isn't already in use!

Ayal @ Love Low Fat

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015

Nutritional yeast is the best! Not only does it have amazing taste and texture, but it's also super healthy for you. Love it!


Thursday 23rd of July 2015

Yes, I totally agree! Some nutritional yeasts are even fortified with b12 which is awesome for vegans :)

Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015

I use nooch on everything!!! I can never have enough. I just pour on all my meals!


Thursday 23rd of July 2015

It's addictive, right?! :)