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Dairy Free Cream Cheese

Updated: Nov 26, 2022

It’s so simple and versatile. It’s free of inflammatory gluten, dairy, and soy, which is great news for your health. This recipe has the option for the addition of nutritional yeast. The yeast will give this a more savory and cheesy flavor. This recipe is compliant with Whole30, Paleo and Keto eating lifestyles.

I have been using this recipe for some time. I use it to make the dips and it is great to use as a non-dairy option for everyone. There is also no added sugar.

Compliant for those living Whole30, Paleo or Keto

This recipe is so good that you will not believe that it is not the full fat dairy original.

Dairy Free Cream Cheese


Prep time: 5 Minutes

  • 1 14 oz. can coconut milk

  • 1.5 tsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice

  • pinch of sea salt

  • 2 - 4 tsp nutritional yeast (optional add as much to taste)


  1. Open coconut milk (refrigerate overnight to make contents solid) and scoop the solids out of the can into a bowl. Save the liquid for smoothies or discard.

  2. Mix cream, lemon juice, sea salt and nutritional yeast until completely smooth and creamy. Add more lemon juice or yeast to desired taste.

  3. Refrigerate until firm, usually an hour or 2

The nutritional yeast is an option and you can add as much or little as you like.


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