Sunday, February 23, 2014


WOW! This tastes amazing. It comes from Cara of Fork & Beans. Can't wait to try more of her recipes.
Cranberry Walnut Vegan Cheese Ball
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian
Serves: 4
  • 1 c. raw cashews, soaked 2+ hours, drained
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp. white wine
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • ⅓ c. dried cranberries, chopped
  • ¾ c. walnuts, chopped
  • 2 pieces of plastic wrap
  • 1 bowl
  1. Place the cashews, coconut oil, wine, lemon juice and salt into a high-speed blender and begin to mix until smooth. Add 1 tablespoon of water at a time if it is too thick to blend. You shouldn’t need more than 2 Tbsp. of water most likely.
  2. Add the cranberries and only ¼ c. of the walnuts to roughly blend for a couple of seconds.
  3. Line a bowl with plastic wrap as pictured above and spoon the cheese sauce inside. Wrap the top up securely and place in the freezer for 1 hours until it begins to set.
  4. Take the cheese out of the plastic wrap and in a shallow bowl place the remaining ½ c. chopped walnuts in and gently roll the cheese ball around until it is completely covered in walnuts. Wrap in a clean piece of plastic wrap, placing it back in the bowl and into the freezer for another hour.

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