Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Vegan Parmesan



It’s “Tasty Tuesday”, where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!


The photo isn’t pretty or exciting, but this is a good staple to have in your fridge, even if you aren’t vegan, it’s that tasty and healthy!


There are lots of recipes for a vegan version of parmesan cheese on the internet – seriously, just google it – but I’ve found that this combination is my favourite.


It has more of a a garlic tang to it, and I found this melted the best in my pasta dishes, plus I get to hide hemp seeds in there!



Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:


This is already packed with great stuff…but you can play around with the ratios as you see fit. Use different kinds of nuts, or more nooch! 



Click through for recipe!…


Approx 1 large Cup




– 1 cup cashews

– 1 tbsp pine nuts

– 2 tbsp hemp seeds

– 1/4 cup nutritional yeast

– 1/2 tsp sea salt

– 1/2 tsp onion powder

– 1/2 tsp garlic powder






Pulse all ingredients in food processor or blender.

Do not over mix or it will turn into a nut-butter-like substance.




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photos and recipe by: Christine McAvoy